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Croatia Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Its International Recognition

Croatia Celebrates the 30th Anniversary of Its International Recognition

Although the first mention of the Croatian people appears in historical writings as far back as the 7th century, when…
Architectural Digest Declares Peline Basketball Court the Best Designed in the World

Architectural Digest Declares Peline Basketball Court the Best Designed in the World

Architectural Digest, the very famous American magazine, recently declared the basketball court Peline the best designed basketball court in the…
LITTLE HISTORICAL CURIOSITY Who Exactly is Orlando and What He Means to Dubrovnik

LITTLE HISTORICAL CURIOSITY Who Exactly is Orlando and What He Means to Dubrovnik

We all know how destructive nature can sometimes be. One of the times it showed its true ferocity was precisely…
LITTLE HISTORICAL CURIOSITY How Dubrovnik Became the Inspiration for This French Word

LITTLE HISTORICAL CURIOSITY How Dubrovnik Became the Inspiration for This French Word

It is interesting how one French word got indirectly connected to Dubrovnik. Although its meaning thankfully has nothing to do…
Joy, Celebration and Kolenda: There’s No Place Like Dubrovnik on Christmas Eve

Joy, Celebration and Kolenda: There’s No Place Like Dubrovnik on Christmas Eve

Visiting Stradun on the morning before Christmas has always been a dear tradition among the people of Dubrovnik and today,…
May They Have Eternal Glory: Our City Celebrates the Day of Dubrovnik Defenders

May They Have Eternal Glory: Our City Celebrates the Day of Dubrovnik Defenders

December 6 is not only a day when Dubrovnik celebrates Saint Nicolas, the patron saint of sailors and the protector…