Bar – the city where the olive trees tell their stories…

“It’s been a long time, but I still remember it well…” an old olive tree begins its story,”when there was not so many people around me, not so many curious tourists, only a hardworking hand here and there, one of which gave me life…”

“I’ve been told  you are 2,240 years old. Is that right?”I ask.

“Well,ladies are not to be asked about their age, especially when they’re as old as I am. But let’s say it’s true. I think some Greek planted me, I would say so by the sound of his name. It was a long time ago. I remember a lot, but I have also forgotten a lot.”

“You said well, you remember all the ups and downs of this region, all the touching stories … Can you share some of them with me?”

“I would be glad to. I’m not in a hurry anyway.”

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7 interesting places to discover in Budva

“The queen of the Mediterranean”, situated on a perfect spot in the Adriatic, Budva has always been inspiration for artists and attraction for tourists. It sometimes reminds me of a Sleepy Beauty, frozen in time, hiding her personal story from curious visitors’ eyes. The most interesting spots in Budva are not so obvious, don’t draw attention and even if they do- they leave you wondering what it is all about. It is like treasure hunt, you have to be good hunter and explorer to find out more about Budva and its treasures. I will share with you some of them.

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Amazing off-road in Montenegro

There are so many places in Montenegro, unspoiled and almost unreal, but unknown among tourists. These places, by rule, lay somewhere hidden from the crowd, forgotten even by local people, covered by silence but filled with sounds of nature. They can be reached only off-road and this is the story about one of them…

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Fairy tale from Sophia Loren’s childhood

Once upon a time there was a tribe called Paštrovići, living on the most beautiful place on Earth. Even Sun couldn’t wait to see the beauty of the place every morning.  It would appeared early, giving people possibility to enjoy this beauty in its full glow and set as late as it could, sad for leaving, but with the promise of a new day and another joyful sight. But, Paštrovići couldn’t enjoy it just like that; there was a price they had to pay.  Everyone wanted this small piece of paradise for themselves.  Mighty armies came from distant countries, threatening to disturb a peaceful life of local people.

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