Category Archives: interesting sights

A Stroll Along the Stradun

    Stradun is the main street that runs through Old Town in Dubrovnik and is packed with people and sights, shopping and eating places. Its official name is the Placa but it’s more commonly called Stratun. It starts at … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik: Fort of St Lawrence

Fort of St Lawrence (Tvrdava Lovrijenac) Our tickets for entry to the City Walls were also valid for entry to the Fort of St Lawrence, if used on the same day (100 kuna per person, about US$ 14.50). We went … Continue reading

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Dubrovnik From The Walls

Dubrovnik’s nickname is the “Pearl of the Adriatic”, an apt and justified name. The Old Town, with thick medieval walls, juts into the sea. Inside the ramparts the pedestrian-only Old Town is a jumble of narrow, steep alleys leading up … Continue reading

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Time on Korcula Island

Korcula (pronounced “Kort-chula) On our way between Split and Dubrovnik we stayed on Korcula Island on the Croatian Dalmatian coast, and were very happy that we chose this as our island stop-over. The town of Korcula is not large and … Continue reading

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Diocletian’s Palace: From the Basement Up

    Seeing How a Complicated Palace-City Fits Together More to visit in Split It’s also really interesting to do a visit of the old Palace Basement Halls (Podromi) (40 kn per adult, just under US$6). It’s easiest to enter … Continue reading

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Split: The Whole City-Palace is One Giant Site/Sight

    As I mentioned before, the main pleasure in Split, Croatia, is just wandering around the Old City, especially inside the old palace walls and close by. In this way, you’ll see the four main gates; walk through the … Continue reading

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Splendid Split—An Overview

The palace-city of Split has a split personality—but in the best possible way This fascinating Croatian port city is so photogenic that we couldn’t stop taking pictures. So, this post is very picture-heavy—please keep scrolling, and enjoy!! The crown jewel … Continue reading

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Dolac—Zagreb’s Market

**Note: This article is very picture-heavy, as it’s so photogenic. But please scroll through and enjoy. Zagreb’s daily market is called Dolac. It’s a colorful, buzzing, must-see, often under-rated place, bustling with both locals and tourists. Even if you don’t … Continue reading

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Museum of Broken Relationships

Another Surprise in Zagreb, Croatia A great museum, focusing on a very unusual concept As you wander around the Upper Old Town in Zagreb, you will come across an intriguing and unusual museum not far from the lovely St Mark’s … Continue reading

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Wandering Around Lake Bled

               Bled, Slovenia: Walking Around Lake Bled Part A: Taking a Walk Nath, Sonya and I spent a few days in Bled while Rod attended a conference in Potoroz on the Slovenian coast. Rod … Continue reading

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