Culture & Art 26.05.2021

ALH Times – 2021 Issue

Our take on quintessential Dubrovnik experiences, curated to bring news, events, happenings, tips, recommendations, curiosities & light beach topics.
Highlights: 

01

THE HAMPTONS OF RENAISSANCE DUBROVNIK: The Sorkočević Summer Villa in Komolac

Owning a villa outside the crowded city centre still remains a dream of many – and it hasn’t changed much since the 14th century when patrician families in Renaissance Dubrovnik started to enjoy the benefits of spending summer months away from the city crowds.
02

A GUIDE TO CROATIAN CULTURE, ETIQUETTE AND NORMS

Greetings, Punctuality, Coffee time, Gift-giving … how laid-back Croatian lifestyle is and what to look out for.  
03

THE LAZARETI (QUARANTINE)

The Dubrovnik quarantine complex is considered to be one of the greatest medical initiatives of the Middle Ages, which became a legacy for all mankind.
04

DUBROVNIK INSTAMOMENTS – Doors & Dorways

Opened or closed, creaky, ornate or quirky, with brass or metal lion’s heads, nautical themed knockers, and the occasional demonic or angelic equivalent … it is almost impossible not to pause for a second, to just stare at them or to peek inside and steal a glance of what lies beyond them.
05

PRIKLE – Recipes from Old Dubrovnik

Crunchy on the outside yet soft and fluffy on the inside, this doughnut-type desert is a delicacy perfected for centuries. 
06

CROATIAN CONSUMER BRANDS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS

If you are wondering what to take home as a souvenir or are intrigued by what Croatians genuinely enjoy… here is a brief review of the best known, most cherished and most talked about domestic brands that Croatians hold dear to their hearts.

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