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Bujović Palace + Perast Montenegro

The Pedagogy of the Impossible “It’s a gorgeous baroque town. A little piece of Venice with very baroque stone walls and terracotta roofs.” Our tour guide is Liset Kuhar. “It was built by mostly seafaring and noble families. There are … Continue reading

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Verige 65 Restaurant + Bar Boka Bay Montenegro

Grace is Grace Stevan Milic, General Manager of the luxurious Portonovi resort in Herceg Novi, proclaims, “It’s a good life. The country is progressing. The economy is growing.” It’s impossible to disagree, lunching at Verige 65, the restaurant with a … Continue reading

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Hilton Crna Gora Hotel + Podgorica Old Town Montenegro

The Whole Enchilada On a rainy Friday morning the five star Hilton Crna Gora Hotel in Podgorica is all abuzz. Six foot plus male and female bodyguards are lingering in the lobby, cameramen are mingling with journalists in the corridor, … Continue reading

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Cats + Kotor Montenegro

Feline Fine | Lavender’s Green Our guide is the exquisite Liset Kuhar who is Peruvian by birth. “I came to Montenegro and fell in love with it. That happens a lot when people come to this country!” We’re in Kotor, … Continue reading

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National Museum of Serbia + Miroslav’s Gospel

Pantheon of Pedigree | Lollardy Flying into Belgrade on Serbian Airlines in the dead of night, the city appears in monochrome, a patchwork of bright quilted snow and dark velvety buildings and forestry. A special opening of the National Museum … Continue reading

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King Nikola I Park + Azerbaijani Embassy Podgorica Montenegro

History and Harmony Adrijana Husić, Marketing Manager of Portonovi (a luxury resort in Herceg Novi), is a Podgorica resident. She explains, “King Nikola I Park is off Freedom Street. The land was gifted by the Azerbaijani Embassy at the beginning … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue + Boka Bay Montenegro

The Universe’s Valhalla Tomorrow, Vienna.

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Lazure Hotel + Marina Herzeg Novi Montenegro

Azure Allure It looks like a palace you would come across in Veneto, with lower wings stretching out from a central block. That’s not entirely coincidental. It may be located next to the medieval town of Herceg Novi in Montenegro, … Continue reading

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Lavender’s Blue + Herceg Novi Montenegro

Heaven’s Children Local genius | genius loci.

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Lavender’s Blue + Bay of Kotor Montenegro

The Muchness of Otherness  Where else? A far flung corner of the universe. We like to get around. Palm trees and snow caps. The tapestry of our simple and joyful lives. Pieces of us.

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