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Accommodation Review: Villa Vita, Montenegro

If you can’t afford the pricey Sveti Stefan, playground of the rich and famous, thankfully there’s another equally lovely place to stay along the Budva Riviera: Villa Vita. Owned by Dusan Delic, Villa Vita is a resort with a farmhouse-type feel. Thanks to its elevated position up in the hillside, the views from the infinity […]

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Boat trip Bay of Kotor

Boat trip to Our Lady of The Rocks, Montenegro

A short boat ride from Kotor across ‘Europe’s Southernmost Fjord’ are two islets- Our Lady of The Rocks and Sveti Dorde. It was not my regular Tuesday. Cruising on a boat across the Bay of Kotor on a sunny day, looking out beautiful towns reflected in greenish-blue waters, drinking red wine and helping myself to […]

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Hiking the Montenegro Mountains to Gornja Lastva

If you like outdoor activities, Montenegro’s landscape is ideal for activities such as hiking, mountain biking, canyoning, kayaking, sailing and rafting.  After stuffing my face at yet another delicious multi-course meal in the village of Przno, I needed some exercise to burn it off, and what better way to burn some calories than hiking through […]

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Inside Sveti Stefan, Montenegro’s Island Hotel

South of Budva, the private island hotel of Sveti Stefan was once the Adriatic playground of the rich and famous during the 70s, but fell into decline during the 1990s. After painstaking renovations under Aman Resorts, the island has been restored to its former glory, making it once again one of Europe’s most glamorous destinations.  […]

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Kotor Clock Tower

Beautiful Kotor, Montenegro- A Photo Essay

The entire old town of Kotor, together with the fortifications and the Bay of Kotor, forms part of a UNESCO World Heritage Site called the ‘Natural and Culturo-Historical Region of Kotor’. Walking around this ancient city, it’s easy to see why. One of the magical things about Kotor is its naturally beautiful setting. The city lies […]

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Montenegro, You Surprised Me!

In all honesty, my knowledge of Montenegro before I arrived was pretty minimal.   I knew it was small. I knew it was part of the former Yugoslavia, and that it used to enter the Eurovision Song Contest under ‘Serbia and Montenegro’. I’d heard whispers of pumping nightlife from Australians who had passed through on […]

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