Balkan Peninsula Itinerary

11 Day Balkan Peninsula Itinerary: Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina

Julie Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro 32 Comments

This Balkan Peninsula itinerary is perfect for those who want to explore this gorgeous corner of Europe. Tour three countries, visit coastal, medieval towns, cruise the Adriatic Sea, lounge on some of Europe’s most unique beaches, dine on fresh seafood, and climb the highest mountain in the Adriatic Sea, if you desire. Croatia is a joy to explore, Montenegro is …

Montenegro Itinerary

2 Days in Montenegro: The Bay of Kotor and Beyond

Julie Montenegro 5 Comments

While planning our itinerary to the Balkan Peninsula, we had a decision to make. Spend several days in northern Croatia, visiting Zagreb and Plitvice Lakes, or go south to Montenegro. After seeing photos of Kotor, Sveti Stefan, and the Bay of Kotor, Montenegro was the winner. And it blew away our expectations. We spent 2 days in Montenegro, just enough …

Kotor Montenegro

22 Photos That Will Make You Want to Visit Montenegro

Julie Montenegro 9 Comments

Montenegro is a gorgeous country. With its walled coastal towns, stunning Bay of Kotor, misty mountain peaks, and off-the-beaten-path wetlands, this small country is full of surprises. Most people visit Kotor on a day trip from Croatia, but there is enough to do here for days, even weeks. We had just two days here, which was barely enough time to …

Lake Skadar National Park

Photographing the Famous View of Lake Skadar: Pavlova Strana

Julie Montenegro 1 Comment

Montenegro is full of surprises. For a small country, it is filled with amazing sites, the most popular being the Bay of Kotor and the coastal towns. But the real surprises of Montenegro are inland. Places like Skadar National Park. When I saw images of a lush, green, “Horseshoe Bend” type place and learned it wasn’t too far from Kotor, …

Earth Trekkers Montenegro

10 Epic Days on the Balkan Peninsula: Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina

Julie Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro 38 Comments

For 10 awesome days we toured the Balkan Peninsula, visiting Croatia, Montenegro, and Bosnia & Herzegovina. What an incredible trip. From walking the medieval walls in Dubrovnik to viewing the spectacular landscapes of Montenegro to getting a history lesson in Sarajevo, this is one of our favorite trips of all time. Here are the highlights from our whirlwind tour of the …