Croatia: Game of Thrones Locations

In recent years Croatia, especially the Dalmatian Coast, has seen a massive upsurge in its popularity because it has been one of the prime locations for the filming of the wildly popular TV series ‘Game of Thrones (GOT)’. Stores selling GOT t-shirts and memorabilia can be found in most cities and airports, GOT tours are a common sight in Dubrovnik and now there is even … Continue reading Croatia: Game of Thrones Locations

Dubrovnik: The Pearl of the Adriatic

This was what we had been waiting for since the last 13 days in Croatia. This was one of the primary reasons behind the choice of Croatia for our second international vacation. A city that evokes its medieval past like no other. A city, whose every street, every building, every nook and every cranny is steeped in history. A city so beautiful that it was … Continue reading Dubrovnik: The Pearl of the Adriatic

Istria: The Walled Town of Motovun

Our fourth and final day in Istria began with a day trip to the most famous and best-preserved medieval hilltop town of Istria – Motovun. After visiting Motovun we felt that the town, which is the site of an international film festival in the summer months, had a lot of things working for it – fortifications dating from the medieval era, magnificent views all around … Continue reading Istria: The Walled Town of Motovun