Dubrovnik named one of ‘world’s top landmarks’ by TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor has published the results of its second Traveler’s Choice Attractions Awards. The ancient city walls of Dubrovnik, Croatia, ranked tenth in the Top World Landmarks category. TripAdvisor has published the results of its second Traveler’s Choice Attractions Awards. The ancient city walls of Dubrovnik, Croatia, ranked tenth in the Top World Landmarks category. [Read more…]

Dubrovnik Bitter Orange

Dubrovnik has always been famous for its unmatched historic beauty, and more recently for serving as a location for the Game of Thrones television series. But many don’t know how one plant ruled the former republic long time ago. [Read more…]

Green light for golf resort close to Dubrovnik

Dubrovnik authorities have approved a controversial one-billion-euro project to build a golf complex on a hill above the famous medieval Croatian city, a council spokesman said on Wednesday, despite fierce opposition from some locals. [Read more…]

Ston Cake (Makaruli cake)

Ston cake is made up of typically recognizable ingredients and the cuisine of the Ston region. The old inhabitans of Ston and Pelješac used pasta in various ways, depending on their status and means. The Ston Cake is ranked as a top dessert and was prepared for special occasions, particulary for Easter. This cake is one of the trademarks of cuisine in ancient and modern Dubrovnik. [Read more…]

Check out the „Game of Thrones“ filming locations in Croatia!

There are a lot of special effects in the HBO blockbuster fantasy series Game of Thrones, but one thing that’s never faked is the spectacular scenery. If you’re looking at an elegant medieval port city, an endless expanse of frozen white wasteland, or an exotic oasis within a parched desert, you’re probably looking at the real deal, not some sort of green screen. [Read more…]

The cream of Croatia’s coastal and island restaurants

Along Croatia’s Adriatic coast you will find the freshest and tastiest of ingredients, menus designed according to the season and recipes that have been passed down through generations. Traditional family restaurants serve up exquisite fresh meat and fish on the islands, while in the larger cities and coastal hotels fine dining has arrived, with some restaurants creating an intriguing fusion of tradition and modernity. [Read more…]