The Balkans: Montenegro Part 3 (Sveti Stefan & Kotor)

The Balkans: Montenegro Part 3 (Sveti Stefan & Kotor)

by Sydney Binnington September 20, 2016

Our final stops in Montenegro: Two beautiful ocean side destinations. Sveti Stefan with it's 1970s glamour vibes, and Kotor with it's 1570s glamour vibes. Both are a must see!

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The Balkans: Montenegro Part 2 (Budva)

The Balkans: Montenegro Part 2 (Budva)

by Sydney Binnington September 13, 2016

Wow. Probably one of our favourite nights in Montenegro. Went out for a nightcap, came home with 4 slices of pizza and a 160 year old lemon.

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The Balkans: Montenegro Part 1 (Perast)

The Balkans: Montenegro Part 1 (Perast)

by Sydney Binnington September 06, 2016

What a beautifully underestimated country. I say 'underestimated' solely on my personal lack of knowledge prior to showing up at its border, and stalling our rental car at the customs booth.

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The Balkans: Renting a Car in Europe, an FYI

The Balkans: Renting a Car in Europe, an FYI

by Sydney Binnington August 24, 2016

 

I couldn’t believe how difficult it was to get answers regarding car rentals, border crossing, and cross-country car drop offs while we were in the research phase of our trip. We had to figure it out first hand over there and here is the low down for these inquiries as of July 2016...

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The Balkans: Ljubljana-Zagreb-Split

The Balkans: Ljubljana-Zagreb-Split

by Sydney Binnington July 20, 2016 3 Comments

Part Two: Canaliens On A Train

After a lovely day in Bled, and then a quick stop at a Ljubljana McDonalds (strictly to add another notch to my personal masterpiece; my own Burgers of the World Collage est. release date 2030*), we boarded our extremely timely train. You know where that punctuality is from, kids? Well it's just Slovenia's Austro-German influence shining through, of course! Or maybe I'm just really used to things not being on time.

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The Balkans: Bled, Slovenia

The Balkans: Bled, Slovenia

by Sydney Binnington July 12, 2016 1 Comment

After just over a week in London, UK -which will be my final post from this trip- it was time to head off on our mini Balkan Tour

FIRST STOP: Bled, Slovenia

Located between Austria, Italy and Croatia, Slovenia is where the Germanic, Mediterranean and Slavic worlds come together, and it is probably the most underrated place I've been to yet. Lush gardens, rolling fields, medieval towns, the Julian Alps, fresh air, fresher food.

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