Travel Blogs from Dubrovnik
As we approach the end of our stay in Dubrovnik I feel the need to reiterate: The people of Croatia, contrary to what I was told thirty years ago by a Croat living in Toronto, are good friendly folks. Croatia has architecture to match the best in Europe. The most memorable aspect for me however, will be their rugged landscape with almost 5,800 kilometres of coastline touching waters that are the clearest of clear. ...
... to see his boat licence. David asks where the life jackets are and he says "I took them out so you would have more room". Australia this is not!
We climb aboard our ride for the day and set off through Lapad harbour. The harbour is dominated by the bridge; it's modern architecture is in contrast with everything around it. There are a few small cruise boats still in port but we can't see David and Marilyn's to give them a final wave goodbye.
... The trail took about an hour and a half from the old town up to the top and it was tiring. Luckily, the sky clouded over while we were walking so it wasn't so hot. We made it to the top and enjoyed the views and ate lunch. It is cool to see how the city is laid out from above. Also, you can tell based off the colors of the roofs which buildings were damaged and which are original. The final cool thing is that you can see Bosnia directly behind the mountain, the final island of Croatia, ...
... for the day, our group met outside the gates and took the bus to our new home for the next week, the MS Vapor. When we arrived at the pier, I think many of us were surprised by the size of the boat. I had an idea of what to expect, but it was actually a bit larger and nicer than I had anticipated. We were given a warm welcome by the crew and a representative from Katarina Line. Everyone was introduced and Mario, the barman, had already ...
... geographic location (being a bridge between Europe and Asia) more recently Dubrovnik was caught in the cross-hairs of the war that ravaged the former Yugoslavia and it was pummelled with over 2000 shells in 1991 and 1992. One in three buildings in the old town were hit. There are various memorials and photo exhibitions on display throughout the city as a reminder that even a UNESCO site was not off limits in a time of conflict. ...
Other places to stay in Dubrovnik
Iva Dulcica 38, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $157
Iva Dulcica 34, Dubrovnik | 4 star hotelfrom $220
Masarykov put 20, Dubrovnik | 5 star hotelfrom $243
- Luxury hotel
- Great hotel/place
- Brilliant place
Iva Dulcica 140, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $179
- Top 3 star Dubrovnik hotel !!!
- Basic, but good value and convenient
- Value for money
Setaliste Kralja Zvonimira 39, Dubrovnik | 4 star hotelfrom $205
- Happy at the Grand
- Great location and very good value for money
- Great hotel, would certainly go back.
Liechtensteinov Put 3, Dubrovnik | 5 star hotelfrom $217
Lapadska Obala 37, Dubrovnik | 4 star hotelfrom $189
- Don't do dinner at the lapad
- The best & worst of the hotel lapad
- Nice view
Iva Dulcica 142, Dubrovnik | 4 star hotelfrom $252
Frana Supila 14, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $282
- Great hotel, fantastic views
- Superb Hotel with Fantastic Sea Views!
- Wonderful hotel - beautiful city
Iva Dulcica 36, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $138
Frana Supila 12, Dubrovnik | 5 star hotelfrom $288
- Perfect in Every Way!
- When is a sea view not a sea view?
- Amazing views of an enchanting city
Iva Vojnovica 14, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $155
- Good location (if you've got a car), ok hotel
- Good hotel
- Comfortable, Clean with good location
Masarykov put 4, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Donje Celo 45, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $29
Kardinala Stepinca 31, Dubrovnik | 5 star hotelfrom $229
Marijana Blazica 2, Dubrovnik | 5 star hotelfrom $300
- Charming hotel in beautiful Dubrovnik
- This was really an outstanding hotel!
- Great hotel
Kardinala Stepinca 21, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $127
- Un bon point de départ pour explorer la Vieille Ville
- Great location for a lovely break !
- Costa Del Sol Style Hotel
Pera Cingrije 7, Dubrovnik | 5 star hotelfrom $305
- Very impressive!!
- Fantastic Views. Friendly staff.
- Ne parle pas français
Sv. Mihajla 21, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $109
Palmoticeva 20, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $64
Masarykov Put 10, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $156
Masarykov put 6, Dubrovnik | 4 star hotelfrom $168
- Wundervolle Erfahrung
- Ausgezeichnetes Hotel!
- Erstklassig in jeder Hinsicht!
38 Obala Stjepana Radica, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $114
Masarykov put 9, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $72
Set. Marka Marojice 40, Dubrovnik | 3 star hotelfrom $63