• Montenegro
  • MY 7 FAVORITE CAMPSITES IN MONTENEGRO

    Safari Beach Ulcinj

    As camping tourism is getting more and more popular, specialized tour operators in the European Union are interested in organizing round trips for campers and caravans through the Balkans. This is also a good opportunity for Montenegro to improve its existing campsites and establish new ones, not only on the Adriatic Coast but also in […]

  • Balkans
  • 5 WEEKEND TRIPS TO NORTH ALBANIA

    Lepushe Kelmend

    Although Montenegro is a wonderful country, many expats and inhabitants of Podgorica have been asking me how and where to spend a nice weekend in North Albania. No wonder, the distance to the Božaj/Hani i Hotit border is 20 km only. Although the border crossing is still under reconstruction at the moment, new control points […]

  • Balkans
  • PELOPONNESE: EXPLORING MANI

    Vathia Peloponnese

    When I read some information about Mani, the southernmost part of the Peloponnese, I was struck by similarities in history, landscape and culture between Mesa Mani (also called Inner or Deep Mani) and Montenegro/North Albania, although there is a distance of 1000 km between these two regions. A good reason to make a trip around […]

  • Montenegro
  • HIKING ALONG THE VRMAC RIDGE

    Boka Kotorska is a superb hiking area, in particular in spring and autumn. Although there are several trails and paths around Boka, hiking along the Vrmac ridge is getting more and more popular. Why? First of all, Vrmac has a very special position, as it is a long limestone ridge, separating the inner and outer […]

  • Montenegro
  • THE FORTRESSES OF SKADAR LAKE

    Lesendro

    Skadar Lake with its natural beauties and cultural heritage has always been one of my favorite places in Montenegro. I have made many boat trips, watching pelicans and visiting old monasteries; I have enjoyed the typical lake cuisine; and of course, Paul and I have explored almost all the roads, hiking trails, picturesque villages, old […]