Independent: Montenegro – good things come in small packages

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The phrase “good things come in small packages” may be a cliché, but in the case of Montenegro, it’s an adage so apt it should be embroidered on the flag, British Independent carries.

Independent notes that this month EasyJet has introduced a direct link from Manchester to Tivat, “opening up a country once described by Sophia Loren as reminiscent of the most beautiful fairytale of her childhood”.

Home to the new multi-million dollar Porto Montenegro super-yacht marina, the portal describes Tivat as a new St-Tropez. The author of the article sees Kotor as equally inspirational and says that the eponymous Kotor is the king of the settlements in the Bay of Kotor.

Buzzy Budva’s abundance of beaches, tourist facilities and historic charms draw the most visitors, Independent points out. However, the portal suggests visiting Montenegro’s best nudist beach in Ulcinj if crowds (and clothes) aren’t your thing.

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It also describes Zabljak on the Durmitor mountain with its national park and 18 glacial lakes known poetically as gorske oci (mountain eyes).

Commenting on the traditional Montenegrin hospitality, the author says that travellers can expect a warm welcome and the addition of a few kilograms – “highlanders are wont to stuff guests with prsuta (prosciutto), domaci sir (homemade cheese) and grilled meats galore, not to mention the odd tipple or ten of rakija, an incredibly potent schnapps-like concoction made of fermented fruit”.

Source: Cafe Del Montenegro