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
Bazar (Blaža Jovanovića 8, Podgorica) – this shopping center in the capital has a number of local & regional retailers that sell various types of goods (from apparel to footwear, cosmetics, electronics, as well as home improvement supplies). There are also a couple of restaurants, and play areas for local school children. What is not … Continue reading Bazar
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.
Black Iris Café & Sushi Bar (TQ Plaza, 85310 Budva) – opened in 2011, this Japanese restaurant offers delicious sushi, Mediterranean and Italian cuisine, and a large selection of exquisite appetizers, which is daily prepared by top chefs using fresh ingredients of the highest quality. A large selection of wines and cocktails follows the meals … Continue reading Black Iris Café & Sushi Bar
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
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
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