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I briefly mentioned this gem in my Croatia article on the blog awhile back, but wanted to revisit Gil’s Little Bistro because it is worthy of a full post. I have visited Dubrovnik five times, and spent a lot of time at Gil’s Little Bistro which is located in the heart of the Old Town. It truly is a gem. Old Town is the main attraction in Dubrovnik with charming cobblestone alleys off the Stradun, the main street. Walking through the town makes you feel like you are walking through a Medieval Times movie set- and it’s the actual set of Kings Landing from Game Of Thrones. During the summer season, it is crowded with tourists from around the world. With an over saturation of “touristy” restaurants and gelato shops in the Old Town, every restaurant isn’t any different from the next. That is why I think Gil’s is so special and unique among the rest. Gil’s is set in a charming little alley off of Stradun. I’ve spent time in the kitchen at Gil’s …

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I spent two amazing weeks traveling throughout Croatia and was in constant awe of the country’s beauty. It’s by far one of the most breathtaking countries I’ve been to and now understand why it’s become a major hotspot and popular tourist destination. Island hopping is a must when visiting Croatia, especially in the summer months. I spent time on the islands of Hvar, Vis and Brac and all were worth visiting. I also went to Split which is not only the main port city for getting to the islands but also full of cute restaurants and bars. Gem-colored water alongside forest trees make up the coastlines—the vibrant greenery combined with the traditional orange colored European rooftops and royal blue water makes for a truly unique landscape. The entire country is breathtaking and worth exploring, but the old city of Dubrovnik is what made my Croatia experience completely magical.  SPLIT Where to stay: Vestibul Palace HVAR Where to Stay: Amfora Hvar Grand Beach Resort DUBROVNIK I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan, and Dubrovnik is one …