Dubrovnik has long been one of my favourite cities, its beauty unsurpassed by almost any other coastal city I can think of. It is hot though, and sometimes unbearably crowded.
You could go in the off season of course, but then you might find things closed. And what is Dubrovnik without a cold Karlovacko sipped at one of its infamous Buza bars post Adriatic dip? No, this is a city that remains at its best in the sultry summer. Here’s my guide to the perfect Big Weekend here, as published in the Sunday Times.