Dubrovnik

What to see and do in the city you know as King's Landing.
An angry backlash against overcrowding has swept places like Dubrovnik, Rome, Barcelona and Venice.
Millions of tourists from around the globe will visit the extraordinarily beautiful Croatian coast, enjoying a great vacation while political parties will sweat to campaign and grab some of their constituency's attention before fall's early elections.
I was recently asked about my "top ten magic moments" in Europe. I thought I'd share them with my blog friends.
Many associate the end of summer with the return to the grind -- but it doesn't have to be so! As professional vacationers (hey, it actually can be a lot of work -- and someone's got to do it), we here at Oyster.com would beg to differ.
We have searched high and low for some out-of-the-box, unique honeymoon ideas for those of you who are looking to mix it up on their post-wedding romp. After all, the excitement and sense of adventure you'll feel after your dream wedding is the perfect time to try something new.
There's always a long weekend on the horizon, so here's 10 of the best places across four regions -- North America, Europe, Middle East and Asia-Pacific -- for a short but sumptuous escape where you're guaranteed to get spoiled rotten.
Intrigue, suspense, battle and fantasy aren't the only thing that has captured Game of Thrones fans around the world. Scattered across Northern Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Iceland and Malta, the show's evocative film locations have become stars in their own right.
As one of Europe's most popular beach destinations and blessed with year-round sun, Croatia's historic towns and idyllic islands have a wealth of natural attractions to offer. From rolling vineyards to sweeping coastal cliffs, here are 10 of the most beautiful places in Croatia to add to your itinerary.
No, we don't propose that you visit all 50 in a year -- although, hey, that's an admirable goal -- merely that you take these places into consideration when planning your 2014 travels.
People travel for many reasons. Some want to escape, to live life as they never would in their day-to-day existence. Others
Imagine... traveling to Europe when the crowds are thin, the weather is pleasant, and the costs are slashed. Don't think it exists? It does. Europe's shoulder seasons are ideal times to plan international travel.
"This is the spot where Joffrey was hit in the face with excrement," Ivana tells us, relishing reliving the moment when Game of Thrones' bad boy king received his just desserts.
Fans of the HBO show: these castle-themed hotels in the fantasy series' filming locations of Ireland, Scotland, Morocco, Malta and Croatia are for you.
Sixteen turquoise lakes are linked by cascades of all shapes and sizes. It is truly a watery wonderland where wooden walkways take you over, under and through the rushing water.
Picturesque seascapes, pulsating waterfalls, bountiful green valleys... such was the palette of backdrops we discovered while driving through continental and coastal Croatia a few months ago.
Our careers as travel, food and wine writers rarely take us to war-torn areas, but this trip was very different for us.
WATCH: What's your favorite cruise memory? Dinner on board the MSC Musica. In The NewsIn January 2010, an MSC Musica crew