Tag: dubrovnik


It’s hard to resist the orange rooftops reflected in the crystal clear blue waters of the Adriatic Sea along the Croatian coast. Last summer, I had the pleasure of visiting Croatia after my trip to Sweden and I fell head over heels for the country. My sister and I flew into Croatia from Stockholm and met the rest of our family for the start of our multigenerational trip...

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During my trip around Croatia, I had a tough call to make. I needed to decide if I would head north to Istria or south to Dubrovnik for my last week. In the end, I decided on Dubrovnik because I know I want to spend longer than a single week traveling around Istria. I think I made the right decision in heading south, but I made the wrong...

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Known as the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, Dubrovnik is the most popular tourist destination in all of Croatia, and the city is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Even visiting during peak season, it was still an affordable city. It’s also easy to get around, whether by walking or public transportation. The most popular area is Dubrovnik’s Old Town, Stari Grad, defined by its city...

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Just off the coast of Dubrovnik, Croatia lies a small island named Lokrum, measuring less than one mile wide. The beautiful Island of Lokrum is a serene place to spend the day with plenty to see across the island, including peacocks, nude beaches, and a chance to sit on the Iron Throne for those Game of Throne fans, and it even has a well-known legend that...

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There was no way I was visiting Croatia’s Dalmatian coast without visiting at least a few of their islands. So while I was in Dubrovnik, I took advantage of a few of Croatia’s 1100+ islands and went on the Dubrovnik Island-Hopping Cruise in the Elaphites. The Elaphiti Islands are an archipelago made up of a small collection of islands, but only three of them are inhabited – Koločep,...

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