Diocletian's Palace is a sprawling network of twisting, turning streets, ruins and basements. Whilst the palace walls house the marbled streets above, below street level are a warren of passages more fitting for a horror set than a palace of wealth. Most famous for their use in Game of Thrones, as a place to keep … Continue reading Diocletian’s Palace and the Basements Below
Standing on a narrow wooden walkway, inches above a fast-flowing roar of water, my heart was pounding. There were no barriers and no safety rails. A small hand rail ran round some sections of the walkway, but disappeared at various points around the trail. This was Plitvice Lakes. A national park in Croatia, around 3 … Continue reading Plitvice Lakes: Where else can you walk over a waterfall?
Peacocks and the Iron Throne - all in one location!
The walls around Dubrovnik old town are a World Heritage Site and are excellently preserved examples of fortification - making them a 'must do' if you are visiting the city. For the cheap price of around 100 Kuna (about £11, although it seems to have risen to 150 Kuna or £18 for 2017), we spent … Continue reading Walking The Walls: Dubrovnik Old Town