Tag Archives: Croatia

Hidden streets of Dubrovnik

I spent much of my time in Dubrovnik just wandering around the streets. I spent hours some days just walking around which is impressive given that you can walk across the old city in 10 minutes. I thought I would … Continue reading

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Visiting the Trsteno Arboretum

After visiting both Mostar and Montenegro in successive 12 hour trips and many days of hiking up mountains, climbing city walls and the excitement of long car rides and boat trips I felt like I needed an easy day.  I’d … Continue reading

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Fort Lovrijenac, Fort Imperial & the Dubrovnik Cable Car

Fort Lovrijenac is an imposing 3 sided castle overlooking the main entrances to Dubrovnik by land and sea. It is said that in the 11th century the rising maritime power of Venice identified the rocks on which it is built … Continue reading

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Walking the walls of Dubrovnik 

My first full day at Dubrovnik had a mighty big to-do list even if I were only to visit the highlights. Of course if you come to Dubrovnik and only do one thing, walking the city walls is that thing. … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik Day 1

I remember wanting to visit Dubrovnik even as a teenager. I was a well-read child (quelle surprise) and somehow even in the 1980s I was well aware of it. As a near adult, Dubrovnik hit the headlines for all the … Continue reading

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Living the high life

I’m writing this blog from sunny Dubrovnik in Croatia. For those who haven’t heard of these places, you may know it better as Kings Landing in Westeros.  It’s hard taking summer holidays when you’re a tour guide which us why … Continue reading

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