Old Kotor en noir

Just thumbing through my photos... and found this gem. ... from Old Town Kotor, Montenegro 🇲🇪 Such a fascinating city in a beautiful and fascinating part of the world. If you've never been, think Dubrovnik on a much smaller scale... and with fewer crowds. The hills rise up dramatically from the Bay of Kotor. Thinking …

Cetinje, the Old Historic Capital of Montenegro 🇲🇪

*This post recounts some of my adventures from the summer of 2018 traveling solo in Montenegro. When I asked about recommendations for historic sites in Montenegro, my Airbnb host mentioned Cetinje without hesitation. Cetinje is the old capital of this tiny Balkan country and the residence of the current Montenegrin president. This city of about …

Stari Grad Budva, Montenegro 🇲🇪

If you can get past the kitsch, this place is pretty stunning! It's not going to win you over on food or culture, but there is beauty to be found in Budva. This resort town in central Montenegro is perhaps best known for its beaches and nightlife. Walk the promenade, take a dip in the …

Lightning over the Bay of Kotor

<Check out the video at the end of this post> My timing is off today. Over dinner last night, I met the most wonderful Polish-American couple living in Vienna and on holiday here in Montenegro. We ended up sharing a table and talking travel, lifestyle over several varieties of schnapps until 1:00am. These are the …

Welcome to Kotor, Montenegro!

I am hesitant to write this post. I've been here in Montenegro less than 24 hours, but already it has exceeded all expectations. that hesitation comes from a selfish and scarcity mindset. I'd like to keep this gorgeous part of the world my own little secret. If everyone comes, it won't be the same. But …

Where (in Europe) Should I Go?

I will be in Paris for a few weeks next month on business. (I know, it's a rough life, right?) After I meet and hang out with my new Parisian colleagues, I am taking a week off. This will be the first time in my life (believe it or not) that I will be traveling …

Kotor – Live La Vida

Amanda and Mark, from Live La Vida, are a young American couple living the dream... working and living out of Seville, Spain while they explore Europe at their leisure! It's a tough life, but somebody has to do it, right? 😜 This post is a quick read with some fantastic photography on their brief trip …

Top 5 Non Schengen Countries in Europe to Visit

March 1, 2018, San Diego, CA, Lane Beck This awesome list contains my Plan B, Plan C and Plan D! Always have a backup for your backup. Not yet sure which destinations correspond to which plan, but that is part of the adventure! _______________________ A list of our favourite non schengen countries in Europe to …

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