A Rich History

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Numerous monuments, which testify to the advanced practices of politics, medical care and the everyday life, are a constant reminder of the Republic’s richness. “Non bene pro toto libertas venditur auro” or “Freedom is not to be sold for all the gold” was the Republic’s main guiding principle in governing. The decision of banning of slavery in 1416 is statement …

Dubrovnik City Walls

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Dubrovnik is a city located on the coast at the Southern most tip of Croatia, looking out over the Adriatic Sea towards Italy. The famous poet, Lord Byron, called it “the Pearl of the Adriatic”, and this walled city with its renaissance architecture and charming narrow streets is one of the wonders of the modern world. The terracotta roofs of the …

Gastronomy- Diane Dodd

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A good and various gastronomy offer has to be an imperative of any tourist destination. The Dubrovnik- Neretva county is very proud of its versatile culinary world which varies from region to region but also successfully combines recipes creating new and exciting dishes. The world develops very fast and in everyday life, time becomes the most important issue; the lack of it …

One name, many opportunities – Konavle (part II)

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The opportunity to change your mind from one day to another is what makes Konavle a true paradise for travelers. After exploring the rich history and historical sights, of which here are listed only a few, one can find oneself wishing for something entirely different; that is what makes Konavle a yet to be fully discovered haven. The region is highlighted by …

One name, many opportunities – Konavle (part I)

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A summer paradise; an oasis of incomparable natural beauty; a historical haven; the pearl of the Adriatic. All these sayings are true and would individually suffice to make someone understand that they are about Dubrovnik. But, Dubrovnik is so much more, it has so much more to offer. So many places in its surrounding can be described the same. Today, …

Dubrovnik – the candidate for the European Capital of Culture (part II)

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Public exposure As a part of the preparation of the candidacy for the European Capital of Culture in 2020, at the beginning of the year, a number of artists have been invited to Dubrovnik to familiarize with the programme and to participate in the creation of it, whilst being in harmony with the defined principles of cocreation, experimentation and research. The …

Dubrovnik – the candidate for the European Capital of Culture (part I)

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Last year marked the 30th anniversary of the European project European Capital of Culture. So far, 50 cities in Europe already earned themselves the prestigious title of the Capital. The idea of this 31 year old project is promoting mutual understanding and intercultural dialogue among cities and increasing their sense of belonging to a community. In its core, the project is first …