Four days in Dubrovnik

Since Daenarys last visited, Dubrovnik’s alter-ego, King’s Landing, has been through quite the refurbishment. I spent four nights at Croatia’s famous walled city in June with a group of friends, managing a perfect balance of soaking in the sights of Old Town, exploring outside the city, and enjoying a few of the glorious beaches in … Continue reading Four days in Dubrovnik

New Years in Italy

I welcomed in 2018 in Matera, Italy, where I spent a week staying with friends while they were teaching abroad (a rather late post – the rain outside made me think of holidays and I suddenly remembered…) Matera is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Basilicata, southern Italy, famous for its cave dwellings, the ‘Sassi’. … Continue reading New Years in Italy