Avoid crowded iconic destinations and try somewhere appealing nearby; Kate Johnson; Daily Mail


With ‘overtourism’ affecting so many of our best-loved holiday destinations, it’s time to think laterally. Kate Johnson reveals some of the lesser-known spots around the world to head to that are just as inviting.

Source: Avoid crowded iconic destinations and try somewhere appealing nearby

Swiss to serve six new destinations from Geneva in summer 2020; World Airline News

Swiss International Air Lines will be adding six attractive new summer destinations to its Geneva-based route network from June 22, 2020. The new services will operate to and from Ponta Delgada (on…

Source: Swiss to serve six new destinations from Geneva in summer 2020

12 of the trendiest international destinations you should really visit in 2020; David Oliver & Morgan Hines; USA Today

Sometimes the biggest hot spots stay the same. But that’s beginning to change. Check out 2020’s predicted destination trends and plan a trip.

Source: 12 of the trendiest international destinations you should really visit in 2020

As Dubrovnik Sells Its Soul, Trogir Artisans Highlight Authentic Traditions; Paul Bradbury; Total Croatia News

Trogir artisans have been at the centre of the town’s life for thousands of years. Unlike Dubrovnik, the modern Trogir artisans are upholding the authentic traditions of the past.

Source: As Dubrovnik Sells Its Soul, Trogir Artisans Highlight Authentic Traditions

Main Events in Dubrovnik in 2020; Mark Thomas; Dubrovnik Times

Looking to plan your vacation in Dubrovnik around an important event, or maybe you’ll get lucky and an event will coincide with you holiday, check out the 2020 Dubrovnik Events guide to keep your finger on the pulse of the cultural heart of the city. From the Dubrovnik Summer Festival to a wine festival…

Source: Main Events in Dubrovnik in 2020

Dubrovnik has so much more to offer than Game of Thrones fandom thrills; Washington Post

Sure, it was the location for the capital of Westeros, but the fascinating capital of Croatia has far more going on once you’ve had your fandom thrills.

Source: Dubrovnik has so much more to offer than Game of Thrones fandom thrills

Meet Croatia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Stari Grad Plain on Hvar; Filipa Marusic; Total Croatia News

Filipa Marusic continues her look at the considerable UNESCO heritage in Croatia. Next up, World Heritage Site the Stari Grad Plain on Hvar.

Source: Meet Croatia’s UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Stari Grad Plain on Hvar

Where To Find 10 Of The Most Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Waterfalls In The World; Anna Franklyn; Urban List

Prepare for extreme beauty.

Source: Where To Find 10 Of The Most Jaw-Droppingly Beautiful Waterfalls In The World

THEN AND NOW: 8 tourist attractions that became popular in the 2010s; Gabbi Shaw; Insider

These eight tourist attractions have seen a hefty spike in visitors in the past decade. Here’s how much they’ve changed in the last 10 years.

Source: THEN AND NOW: 8 tourist attractions that became popular in the 2010s

Romance of the Adriatic; Ranjita Biswas; Hindu

Croatia’s natural beauty, its variety of terrain and its culture make a visit to this history-laden land a sheer delight.

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23 Great Day Trips from Dubrovnik, Croatia – your ideas for Dubrovnik trip; Kami; My Wanderlust

If you are planning a trip to Dubrovnik and wondering about places to visit near Dubrovnik here is your answer: 23 great day trips from Dubrovnik!

Source: 23 Great Day Trips from Dubrovnik, Croatia – your ideas for Dubrovnik trip

Croatia’s 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites remembered on 40th anniversary; Croatia Week

Croatia’s Ministry of Culture on Friday recalled that 40 years ago, UNESCO added the first three Croatian sites to its list of World…

Source: Croatia’s 10 UNESCO World Heritage sites remembered on 40th anniversary

Today is a day that will forever live in Dubrovnik’s history; Mark Thomas; Dubrovnik Times

Today, the 26th of October, is a day that will forever be engraved on Dubrovnik’s calendar, they day that Dubrovnik became a member of a very exclusive list as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. On the 26th of October 1979, a full 40 years ago, at a session of the UNESCO World Heritage Committee in…

Source: Today is a day that will forever live in Dubrovnik’s history

Visiting Plitvice Lakes: 10 Things to Know; Chris & Mary;  A GreekAdventure World Travel Blog

Plitvice Lakes is one of the most beautiful national parks in the world. Check out this guide to learn 10 things you need to know for your first visit.

Source: Visiting Plitvice Lakes: 10 Things to Know – AGreekAdventure World Travel Blog

Plitvice Lakes: Promo week to celebrate 40 years on UNESCO’s World Heritage List; Croatia Week

Plitvice Lakes National Park is the oldest and largest national park in Croatia, celebrating 70 years this year since it was proclaimed the…

Source: Plitvice Lakes: Promo week to celebrate 40 years on UNESCO’s World Heritage List

1 Hvar Tourist Board, 6 UNESCO Heritages, 1 Location, 1 Night; Paul Bradbury; Total Croatia News

Hvar’s 5 tourist boards will promote the island as one destination. A look at how that might look promoting UNESCO Hvar heritage.

Source: 1 Hvar Tourist Board, 6 UNESCO Heritages, 1 Location, 1 Night

‘Game of Thrones’ lives on in Medieval Croatian city; Christopher Livesay & Alessandro Pavone; PBS

HBO’s blockbuster series, “Game of Thrones,” broke records for Emmy nominations and wins before it ended this year. But in the small Croatian city of Dubrovnik, the series lives on. It was the backdrop for much of the fantasy thriller, helping its tourism numbers to explode. But some say the swashbuckling series has been a double-edged sword. Special correspondent Christopher Livesay reports.

Source: ‘Game of Thrones’ lives on in Medieval Croatian city

Dubrovnik Triathlon welcomes back the Brighton Event Crew; John Levison; Tri247.com

John Lunt’s crew from the Brighton and Hove Triathlon will be heading out to organise the Dubrovnik Triathlon in Croatia next week…

Source: Dubrovnik Triathlon welcomes back the Brighton Event Crew | Event News | Tri247.com

Dubrovnik: The perfect introduction to Croatia; Press and Journal

Dubrovnik is one of Croatia’s best destinations, it has fantastic food, friendly locals, incredible architecture and experiences beautiful weather all year round.

Source: Dubrovnik: The perfect introduction to Croatia | Press and Journal

The best deals for summer 2020 beach breaks from just £169pp; Zlata Rodionova; The Sun

IS the thought of shortening days and freezing temperatures starting to get to you already? Then it might be time to book your next summer holiday. It’s never too early to start planning your…

Source: The best deals for summer 2020 beach breaks from just £169pp