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Things to do in Dubrovnik – The King’s Landing

Things to Do in Dubrovnik: Much More than Game of Thrones Mention Dubrovnik, Croatia, and Game of Thrones fans eyes immediately light up. It’s because this charming medieval city is the main filming location for Kings Landing, capital of the Seven Kingdoms in the immensely popular HBO mini-series with a virtual cult following. While there …

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Visit Dubrovnik: The Pearl of the Adriatic

Visit Dubrovnik, the “Pearl of the Adriatic” “The Pearl of the Adriatic.” With a nickname like that, it’s hard not to expect sheer magnificence when you visit Dubrovnik, Croatia. And I can honestly say that Dubrovnik is one of the very few cities that actually does live up to its hype—of all the cities that I’ve visited …

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Where to Eat in Dubrovnik

The Best Restaurants in Dubrovnik – Where to Eat in Dubrovnik Dubrovnik teems with restaurants, but the city’s culinary reputation isn’t very good. Investors have opened sub-par restaurants beside classic restaurants, and, between the menu and the decor, it can be tough for the visitor to tell the two apart when deciding where to eat …

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Where to Stay in Dubrovnik

  Where to Stay in Dubrovnik Some of Dubrovnik’s best hotels and accommodations are located in neighborhoods outside of the Old Town. Dubrovnik’s Old Town neighborhood, with its imposing City Walls and beautiful monasteries, is home to amazing sights and shopping, but it doesn’t necessarily have the best hotel selection. Instead, I recommend you stay …

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Daytripping Dubrovnik’s Islands and Beaches

Croatia has over 1200 islands, and a day trip from Dubrovnik to the nearby islands or beaches is a great way to get a taste of Croatia’s island culture.  Here’s a guide to Dubrovnik’s islands and beaches: Dubrovnik’s Islands There are plenty of tour companies that offer a variety of packages that include many different islands. You can, however, create …

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Falling for Historic Dubrovnik

  While the islands bask in their sunny, lavender-scented glory, Dubrovnik waits at the southernmost tip of Croatia, like a matching bookend to the region’s other main city, Split. But Dubrovnik is much more than the final stop on a typical Dalmatian sailing trip: it is the most historical, charming, and beautiful destination in a region …

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Dubrovnik’s Sights for the Budget Traveler: A Self-Guided Tour

Dubrovnik has been Croatia’s number-one tourist destination for over 75 years, and for good reason: Dubrovnik is a great destination for the budget traveler. It is also one of the only European cities whose medieval city walls have remained completely intact, giving it a magical atmosphere, as though Puff the Magic Dragon might pop his …

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Island Hopping in Croatia

My island hopping along Croatia’s Dalmatian Coast began in the port town of Split. I had arrived thinking I would stay for just a day or two and then make my way to the islands, but something unexpected happened: I fell for Croatia before even setting foot on one of its stunning islands. I got to …

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