Budva, Montenegro, Disappointing in Every Way

Massive stone walls still surround the Stari Grad, or Old Town, of Budva, Montenegro

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, you’d have … Read more

How to Get From Tirana to Montenegro

Screenshot of the Drita Travel website, only available in Albanian

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 easy, but … Read more