A Day Trip to Montenegro: Perast & Kotor
Sometimes I like visiting countries for the sake of it, and when I was in Dubrovnik, I opted to take a day trip down to Montenegro. It was beyond my expectations and so worth a trip. Kotor actually ended up being one of the highlights of my vacation! So without further adieu, here’s a wrap-up of Perast and Kotor in Montenegro.
A little bit of history: Perast’s most notable history is a lot more recent than some surrounding areas. It became a part of the Venetian Empire from 1420-1797, which is when it thrived and developed the look … Continue reading
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Exploring Madrid: Things to Do & Travel Guide
I have to be honest: Madrid was not at the top of my bucket list. Even though the museums were a huge draw to the city, I felt I wouldn’t like it as Madrid’s a lot “newer” than other cities. But in the wake of the pandemic, I found a cheap flight and decided to take the trip. Now Madrid’s actually one of my favourite cities!
A little bit of history: Madrid started as an Islamic city in the 9th century, though it of course fell under Christian rule. It remained a relatively sleepy town until 1561, when King Philip … Continue reading
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Exploring Ljubljana: Things to Do & Travel Guide
Ljubljana: one of Europe’s smallest capitals but a tiny gem of a fairytale town. During my trip to Croatia, I was eager to see more and decided on a day trip to Slovenia. I have to say that I thoroughly enjoyed my time, but I have a different take on the city: it deserves more than a day. A day is “enough” but I wish I’d stayed longer. Read on to learn why.
A little bit of history: Ljubljana (pronounce Loo-blee-ah-nuhh) dates back to Roman times but the city as it is today started in the medieval era. The iconic … Continue reading
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