• Balkans
  • THE CURSE OF LOKRUM

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    As we are spending our summer holidays in Slano, it was quite easy for us to make a day trip to Lokrum, also called the „Island of Peacocks“, only a 10 minutes boat ride away from Dubrovnik. Paul and I had both visited the island several decades ago and we were really curious what we […]

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  • IMPRESSIONS OF HVAR

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    As I heard that June should be a perfect month to visit Hvar, we traveled to Croatia last week with the intention to spend a few days on this beautiful island. What does Hvar offer to its visitors, apart from an extremely mild and sunny climate? According to brochures and websites, we could expect untouched nature, […]

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  • THE GREEN ISLAND OF MLJET

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    Enjoying our traditional summer holiday at Camp Rogač in Slano, we thought it a good idea to visit Mljet that is considered to be one of the most beautiful islands of Croatia. We were told that this unspoiled island, covered with dense Mediterranean forests, is a paradise for anyone looking to get away from the […]

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  • BLUE HOUR IN DUBROVNIK

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    Dubrovnik has been a famous tourist attraction for many decades. But nowadays, the old town becomes crushed by its own popularity. More than one million cruise ship passengers arrived in the port of Dubrovnik last year. Each day, 300 buses were circling around the city center. For all the crush of the crowds, it is […]