Shkodër, Northern Albania

Albania Almost forgotten in the Balkan Peninsula, Albania, which was once considered to be the world’s most closed country, was the fifth country in our itinerary across the Balkans. From a list of over twenty countries that I have visited Read More …

Open Water Swimming in Budva

Every time people ask me about my favorite destinations, I always mention Budva, Montenegro. This small Montenegrin town on the Adriatic Sea is the perfect destination for summer vacation. A combination of sandy beaches, an old town surrounded by stone Read More …

The Fjords of Kotor

The triangle-shaped fortified city of Kotor was the first Montenegrin city in our itinerary. It is told to be the most famous town in the entire country, and I seriously wouldn’t doubt it. It was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Read More …

Sunset in Cavtat, Croatia

The last Croatian town in our Ultimate Balkan Road Trip itinerary was Cavtat. It is believed that without Cavtat, there would be no Dubrovnik. According to History, this small town on the Adriatic Sea coast, located just 20 kilometers south Read More …

King’s Landing Dubrovnik

Located in the Croatian region of Dalmatia, Dubrovnik, which is usually referred to as Pearl of the Adriatic, gained major recognition for being the main filming location for King’s Landing, capital of the Seven Kingdoms, in the popular television series Read More …

Falling in Love with Mostar

After a few amazing days in Croatia, we were back in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mostar, the largest city of the Herzegovina region, was in our itinerary since the very first moment we started planning the Ultimate Balkan Road Trip. It Read More …

Unforgettable Ride to Sarajevo

Getting from Belgrade to Sarajevo was the most difficult part of our journey across the Balkans. The reason? The weather. We departed from Belgrade at 5p.m on the 25th of May and I had no idea of what we were Read More …

Bulgarian Winter is Coming

I moved to Bulgaria knowing that the toughest struggle would be facing the weather during the winter, however I never expected to start feeling it in the beginning of October. When I first arrived to Bulgaria in the last week Read More …