It was just over 20 years ago when I heard the shocking news that bombs were falling on the beautiful World Heritage site of Dubrovnik. Now this jewel of the Dalmatian coast is thriving, with innovative restaurants and glamorous yachts sailing to and from the islands of Korčula , Hvar and Vis. In short, as the cognoscenti have known for a while, Croatia is chic. Go right now, while it still enjoys a favourable exchange rate with the pound, before it joins the Eurozone next year.
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