Did you know that many scenes in “Game of Thrones” were filmed in Dubrovnik? Me neither! In fact, since I’ve never watched the show and didn’t know a whole lot about Croatia in general, I was surprised at how insistent my sister — who recently accompanied me on a 19-day tour of Europe — was to visit the country.
Ultimately, I’m so glad she pushed us in that direction.
The country wound up being the highlight of our European adventure. It led me to enjoying the most beautiful sunset I’ve ever seen, swimming in a string bikini in a salt lake off of a monastery on St. Mary’s Island, and enjoying the beauty of the Adriatic Sea. After leaving budget-friendly Lisbon, the prices for an Uber in Dubrovnik were a bit of a shock, but the view on the way to our hotel, or anywhere else for that matter, made