Trsteno Arboretum, located about 24 km (15 miles) from Dubrovnik, was used as the setting in the Game of Thrones Seasons 3&4. It is mostly associated with the scenes involving the powerful family from the Reach, the Tyrells which made it earn the famous nickname… Continue reading
I guess that it’s high time to introduce you to the queen of the castle (actually the Fortress of St Lawrence AKA the Red Keep) – Cersei the cat! Without Cersei the Dubrovnik Game of Thrones tour wouldn’t just be the same and I… Continue reading
Another Game of Thrones fan that toured with me a year ago got in touch and sent me a couple of images from the tour that happened in June 2014. This was probably the slowest tour that I’ve ever done as both me and Neil… Continue reading
The new trailer for the Game of Thrones Season 5 has just been released at Apple Watch Event few hours ago! It features few fantastic Dubrovnik locations, my personal favorite being the Jesuit staircase in the Old Town of Dubrovnik.
The trailer opens with the… Continue reading
In the last three years I met and toured with countless ‘Game of Thrones’ fans that came to Dubrovnik from different parts of the world. I have a lot of great memories of these tours and am really happy when these fans get… Continue reading
Since the filming in Dubrovnik only started from the Season 2 in 2011 I realized that the “GoT effect” could potentially be measured only from that year onward. According to the official figures by the Croatian Tourist Board, the overall growth of tourist arrivals didn’t… Continue reading
In the absence of an official research I decided to take a closer look into the official tourism statistics and see whether it is possible to establish some correlation between the show and tourist arrivals.
Here’s what I came up with after crunching CNTO’s figures:… Continue reading
I know that haven’t posted much in a while now, but I have a good excuse – I was turned into wight by a White Walker (and I have a picture to prove this!). This didn’t happen beyond the Wall, but in London where I… Continue reading