Dominating the View: Castelo de São Jorge

Above the Alfama and the Cathedral, the Castle of São Jorge (St. George) dominates Lisbon’s cityscape. We wandered up that way in the later afternoon to explore and in short: the extensive castle grounds are amazing and well worth a visit. The castle has everything you could want: pretty courtyards with plenty of shady benches from… Read More Dominating the View: Castelo de São Jorge

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Lokrum is Dubrovnik’s low-key Neighbor with 100% more Peacocks

The pull of the Croatian islands is strong. If you look at a map the coastline is glittering with fetching little neighbors. So, when you make your way down to Dubrovnik’s small port, the lure of various islands, with their expensive boat trips will be hard to resist. But may I suggest, as a counterpoint to Dubrovnik’s slick… Read More Lokrum is Dubrovnik’s low-key Neighbor with 100% more Peacocks