Tips & Tricks
The former Yugoslavian republic of Montenegro gets its name from the Medieval era, when the Republic of Venice once controlled that country’s coastal areas and Italianized the local language’s name of the land (“Crna Gora” – which translates into “Monte Negro”, or “black mountain” in Italian). Of course, like other countries that face the Adriatic … Continue reading About Montenegro
Alpe Bar (88 Bulevar Svetog Petra Cetinjskog, Podgorica) – given Podgorica’s limited nightlife options, this bar & restaurant is one of that city’s more popular hangouts just as much as the pizza that’s served here, as for the drinks.
CAR RENTALS – the following car rental agencies operate in Podgorica: Contact: +382 20 23 51 41 Delta Car: +382 67 64 08 00 Ideal: +382 68 00 10 01 Meridian: +382 20 23 49 44 Renault: +382 69 01 23 25 Roksped: +382 20 44 55 55
Bečići (beach) (near Budva): this is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of the Adriatic Sea. With a small tunnel that connects Bečići beach with Budva, it has become a tourist enclave (with several exclusive resorts along the coast). The amenities found here are water sports, tennis courts, volleyball, basketball courts, mini golf and … Continue reading Bečići
Budva – this is one of the oldest ports in the Adriatic Sea (reputed to have existed since the Phoenicians). What defines the city is its high walls that were built during the 15th century, when the Venetian Empire controlled it. Flying over the city, one can’t help but think that the city looks frozen … Continue reading Budva
Bird of Peace Statue (Serdara Jola Piletića, Podgorica) – this statue, located outside the Plada shopping mall (and within walking distance of the Millennium Bridge at the country’s capital, Podgorica), is made of 500 old guns (that were voluntarily handed over after the 1990s Balkan Wars ended), along with the seats around it. Unveiled in … Continue reading Bird of Peace Statue