Category Archives: Croatia, Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik … museums, memorials and memories: how the city remembers the siege of its historic Old Town during the Yugoslav Homeland War 1991-96

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Walking along Dubrovnik’s beautiful Old City Walls a few Summers ago, it was almost incomprehensible to believe that barely twenty years earlier this stunning UNESCO heritage site was smack in the middle of a war zone. In 1991, Croatia was pulled into … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik … walking in the footsteps of Lannisters along the Old City Walls

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It is not necessary to dress like Cersei or Tyrion Lannister to walk around the Old City Walls of Dubrovnik, but don’t be surprised to spot the odd Game of Thrones fan doing just that. These spectacular fortified walls have … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik … finding true love with the help of a gargoyle in the historic Croatian Old Town

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Possibly the best way to enjoy Dubrovnik’s stunning Old Town is to not go anywhere near it at all! Fighting through the huge crowds of tourists that visit it daily makes the experience of exploring the fortressed and totally pedestrianised city almost unbearable. Instead, one could either watch … Continue reading

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Copacabana Beach … one had no idea Barry Manilow was actually singing about Dubrovnik

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Having spent my first of two days in Dubrovnik fighting the crowds to explore its beautiful Old Town, I decided to spend my second day discovering Lapad, the most westerly and less tourist-riddled part of the Croatian city. As I … Continue reading

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