Things to do in Perast, Montenegro: A 2024 Guide

A complete guide to Perast, Montenegro, including the top things to do in Perast

Perast is a tiny, idyllic village on the breathtaking Bay of Kotor (Boka Bay) in Montenegro. Despite a mere population of 269 (the last time they officially counted), Perast’s rich history, ancient architecture, jaw-dropping views, and romantic waterfront restaurant patios make it a captivating destination. The village occupies a thin, sloping strip of land between …

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Visiting Skradin, an Overlooked Croatian Gem

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The tiny village of Skradin in Croatia is the kind of place most travelers pass through to get somewhere else (in this case Krka National Park), but once they see it, they vow to someday return and stay. That’s the impression we picked up of Skradin while planning our family trip to Croatia, so we …

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26 Unmissable Things to Do in Mostar (incl. day trips!)

A detailed Mostar guide, including 15 things to do in Mostar and 5 Mostar day trips

Mostar, nicknamed the “City of Sunshine” for its high frequency of sunny days, is one of the most fascinating places to visit in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and an essential stop on any Balkans road trip. Mostar has a rich history characterized by the peaceful coexistence of three peoples: Muslim Bosniaks, Orthodox Serbs, and Catholic Croats. …

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15 Unmissable Things to Do in Kotor (plus 5 day trips!)

A detailed guide to Kotor Montenegro, including 15 things to do in Kotor

Kotor, Montenegro is an finely preserved medieval town in a secluded corner of the visually stunning Bay of Kotor. It is a top attraction in the young Balkan nation of Montenegro in Southeastern Europe and protected UNESCO World Heritage Site. There’s no denying it’s a tourist magnet, but few can resist its charm once they …

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Austria with Kids: Top Tips, Places to Visit, and More!

Austria is undoubtedly one of the most scenic and historically rich countries in Europe. It is a paradise for culture and adventure-loving families, no matter what season you visit and how old your kids are. Start your trip in Vienna, with its rich musical and intellectual history. You’ll need to stretch your itinerary to squeeze …

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Croatia with Kids: Top Tips, Places to Visit, and More!

Walking the city walls of Dubrovnik is one of the best things to do in Croatia with kids

If you’re the kind of family that prefers ancient fortresses to amusement parks, waterfalls to shopping malls, and beaches to concrete jungles, then visiting Croatia with kids might just be the perfect holiday destination for you. The 12,000-kilometer Dalmatian Coast, with its 1200 offshore islands, offers a lifetime of exploration opportunities for outdoorsy families. Medieval, …

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5 Totally Enticing Destinations to Visit in 2023

The best destinations to visit this year

There’s no doubt that the years 2020 to 2022 have been devastating to the travel industry. Speaking as someone who works in the travel, I can attest that I lost 90% of my income overnight, and it has yet to recover. Going in 2023, travel is finally picking up again and expected to reach pre-pandemic …

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