Walking on the streets of Croatia - either in Zagreb or Dubrovnik - I kept passing by people eating ice cream. Adults and children alike, from cones or paper cups. Ice cream was being carried as coffee typically is in London. Of course, it's not like I don't see people eat ice cream in the … Continue reading Ice cream in Croatia
I was taking a nice walking tour in Zagreb when the guide asked if we knew where the oldest pharmacy in the world was located. Very confidently I said Tallinn, since that's what I was told when visiting Estonia, ironaically (or maybe not) during a free walking your in Tallinn. He smiled, clearly expecting the … Continue reading Where is the oldest pharmacy in the world?
Most people who know me whether closely, or not so closely, will know. I am a "cat lady". While this must sound a little derogatory and, to be quite frank, I can't deal with battles between cat vs dog lovers. I also love dogs. But I use the term "cat lady" to say that I … Continue reading Dubrovnik’s oldest citizens – the cats
Located outside of Dubrovnik's Old Town, Fort Lovrijenac is hard to miss from the Walls of the City of Dubrovnik. This stunning fortress was once supposed to have been built by the Venetians, but Dubrovnik was faster and when the Venetians arrived, they were confronted with this amazing structure that "hides" an interesting secret - … Continue reading Sights from Fort Lovrijenac -Dubrovnik, Croatia
It is impossible to miss the vision of Lokrum Island from Dubrovnik's Old Town. From above, Lokrum seems like an oasis of forest floating in the Adriatic. And it did seem like a fresh and welcoming place to be on the hottest day of the week I was staying in Dubrovnik. That is what I … Continue reading Lokrum, the cursed island