Mljet, Monastery of St. Mary, Croatia, Dalmatia

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Croatia has become an extremely popular destination in recent years, due in no small part to Game of Thrones‘ enormous success.  Dubrovnik is lovely and GOT fans can visit many of the sites made famous by the show.  However, Croatia’s charm is best manifested in the lesser known locales and especially the islands off the Dalmatian Coast. (See previous posts: Meet Me in Mljet, Lavandar Man and Other … Continue reading More on Magical Mljet, Croatia

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I encountered these lovely ladies on a visit to Konavle, a particularly lush region just 18 kilometers southeast of Dubrovnik . The agriturismo movement is catching on here, which is only natural in a region where eating what one grows is standard operating practice. My friends and I enjoyed a fabulous meal featuring Peka – a traditional Dalmatian dish of slow roasted veal and potato dish cooked under a dome in a bed of embers and … Continue reading Simply Irresistible