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Budva, Montenegro, Disappointing in Every Way

My introduction to Budva, Montenegro was anything but auspicious. I chatted with the owner of my guest house as she checked me in, explaining that I’d been touring the ex-Yugoslavian countries all summer, perhaps with an eye to finding a place where I might establish a base in the future. “In that case,…

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PHOTO: Pizana Beach in Budva, Montenegro

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Sun worshipers flock to Pizana Beach in Budva, Montenegro. This popular beach on the shores of the Adriatic Sea is wedged into a protected cove between the walls of the old city and Dukley Beach Club, which has

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PHOTO: Medieval Walled City of Budva, Montenegro

Click on title of post to view photo in large format: Medieval walled city of Budva, Montenegro, as seen from the Citadel, the ancient fortification that protected the city for centuries. The Church of the Holy Trinity is seen in the foreground, beyond which rises

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How to Get From Tirana to Montenegro

Author’s note: The below information was correct at the time of writing, but in April of 2016, the Old Town Hostel in Kotor, Montenegro started providing bus service between Tirana, Shkoder, Podgorica, Budva, and Kotor. Tickets are available online at Kotortotirana.com. Figuring out how to get from Tirana to Montenegro should have been…

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