Reading has continued to dominate our trip and during our time in Montenegro and the Balkans we managed to consume quite a variety of books, from Balkan histories and travelogues to various novels picked up at Belgrade’s English bookstores.
If you had told me a year ago that I would see the vast majority of ancient fortresses and fortified cities in the Balkans, I wouldn’t have believed you.
Kotor is one of those places that once you see it, you can’t understand how you’ve never heard of it.
Beginning in April, the beaches went through a transformation befitting of its own Extreme Beach Makeover reality show.
The old town of Bar – called Stari Bari – lies 5 km east from the waterfront of the modern city of Bar, site of Montenegro main shipping port.
With its cobblestone streets and loud motorbikes, Ulcinj felt like a Balkan lovechild between an Italian and Southern CA beach town.
The iconic Sveti Stefan is a small resort islet located along the Budva Riviera. It’s best known for hosting the world’s rich and famous from the 1950s though the 1980s.