Any Game of Thrones’ geek worth their salt would get excited about a week in the ancient walled-city of King’s Landing and I, am excited. Dubrovnik, the setting for the hit TV show’s capital city, is so much more than a beautiful set. In fact, you’d be hard-pressed to find a hint of seven-kingdoms-tourist-tat in Dubrovnik’s Old Town, which is fine, because it takes the crown all on its own. Often described as the Jewel of Adriatic, Dubrovnik’s white marble streets, statuesque walls and jigsaw of terracotta roofs hug the coastline. The ocean backdrop is a brilliant, royal blue...Read More
Lokrum lies a mere ten minute boat trip from Dubrovnik’s Old Town. You can easily see it from The Old Harbour; it looks like nothing more than a forest, mushrooming out of the ocean. But, as it so often turns out, looks can be deceiving. Three things hit us as we stepped off the boat and onto Lokrum: its sweet, woody scent, the deluge of signs to places of interest and the number of peacocks strutting around. The blue and green-flushed birds are the islands only permanent residents, due to its Nature Reserve status. As the signs indicate, there...Read More
I love to be inspired and I love visual delights. I saw the video below in my Twitter stream and it stopped me in my tracks. I had to watch again and again. Spellbinding, powerful and shows Croatia in such a different way. The makers Mario ROMULIC & Drazen STOJCIC spent a full year making this short 4 minute teaser. Imagine what the full movie will look like when finished early next year?! This video was entirely made out of PHOTOGRAPHS. There is not a single “live” video shot in it. The shots were filmed in Croatia, and cover various...Read More
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