Wednesday April 8, 2020

Delectable Dubrovnik

Despite experiencing a bitter war during the 1990s, the walled harbour town of Dubrovnik in Croatia still has a magical allure, writes Lisa Brady

28th May, 2011

It was Lord Byron (‘‘mad, bad and dangerous to know’’) who christened Dubrovnik ‘‘the pearl of the Adriatic’’.

For me, and for many of the area’s new fans, it was the opening scene of Casino Royale that drew attention to its shores, when Daniel Craig walked out of its clear waters onto a picturesque sandy beach.

My base in Dubrovnik was the Palace hotel, which...

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