Podgorica, Montenegro

Before I start, I would like to state a few things that I had read about Podgorica: "Rude locals." "The city has no character." "Boring grid design" "Don't bother going. Get on the first bus or train out of town." Our initial impressions weren't great, as the host of our apartment hadn't turned up and... Continue Reading →

Kotor, Montenegro

If Budva had surpassed our expectations, Kotor well and truly blew them out of the water. We had only decided to alter our plans and go there several days beforehand, and we are so glad that we did!  Our initial impressions were of a crazily busy fjord, with a pretty old town, and a giant... Continue Reading →

Budva, Montenegro

Having stopped just briefly enough in Podgorica to sleep and eat yet more amazing food, we  took a minibus to the beachside town of Budva. As we wove along the steep mountain roads we had stunning views of the Mediterranean and little towns dotted along the coast.  We had low expectations of Budva as it... Continue Reading →

Balkan Express

It's no secret that we love train trips, and this was supposedly one of Europe's best...A 10 hour trip from Belgrade in Serbia to Podgorica in Montenegro. Originally constructed in the 1970's, it boasted over 450 tunnels and 250 bridges over its length, which sounded very promising. We arrived at the train station in Belgrade,... Continue Reading →

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