A 700-year-old pharmacy is still operating inside the walls of Dubrovnik's Old Town.
This European city has also played King's Landing in all five seasons of Game of Thrones.
Why it's worth venturing inland from Dubrovnik to explore Croatia’s breathtaking Konavle Valley.
The food and the barman's skills with a martini glass rival stunning Mediterranean scenery.
The scars of war add poignancy to the beautiful Balkan region, writes Leisa Tyler.
Cruising out of Venice on our first cruise was pretty special, but we soon realised that every day was going to offer something incredible - it was icons all the way.
I really didn't expect to find a large monastery in the middle of a small island.