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  • ALBEROBELLO, THE TOWN OF TRULLI

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    Although I have visited the town of Alberobello several times, I wanted to explore it once more, but this time off-season. No wonder, a visit of Alberobello is one of the ‘must-see’ items on the itinerary of all tourists traveling to Puglia, which means that this ‘town of trulli’ is overcrowded during the summer season. […]

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  • CHRISTMAS IN LECCE

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    There was a special reason for us to spend last Christmas in Southern Italy, with a specific accent on Lecce in Apulia (Puglia). Not so strange, as most expats in Montenegro miss the typical atmosphere that goes together with the (Catholic) Christmas time. Orthodox Christmas in Montenegro is celebrated two weeks later in a completely […]

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  • MATERA, THE CITY OF CAVE DWELLINGS

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    Although I have crisscrossed Italy several times, I had never visited Matera, a town in the province of Basilicata, which is also known as ‘la Città Sotteranea’ (the Underground City) or ‘City of Cave Dwellings’. So when we spent our last Christmas holidays in southern Italy, one of our goals was to visit Matera – […]

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  • DECEMBER IN MILANO

    Since some European low-cost carriers have introduced flights to Podgorica airport and several travel agencies organize city trips to different countries in Europe, it is much easier and cheaper to travel from Montenegro. Among many possibilities, we booked 4 days to Milan, i.e. Milano, with a direct Wizz Air flight and a two-star hotel in […]

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  • THE MAGIC OF ROME

    It is a great experience to spend a long weekend in Rome, where you can really find it all: impressive churches, ancient ruins, powerful monuments, but also an excellent cuisine and attractive fashion shops. Paul and I had four days available and wanted to get a complete picture of the city, but of course, we […]