Dubrovnik, also known as 'The Pearl of the Adriatic', is one of the world’s most breathtaking walled cities. Once the capital of the Republic of Ragusa (1358-1808), it's now Croatia’s most popular tourist destination.
Situated on the Isthmus of Panama, the tropical Republic of Panama is of course best known for its canal. Thousands of ships cruise through the Panama Canal locks each year. Visitors to the country will also find diverse wonders of nature, including plants, birds, and trees. Panama City, its capital, has over a million inhabitants and is a modern, bustling destination.