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Visiting Ostrog Monastery: One of Montenegro's Highlights

Visiting Ostrog Monastery: One of Montenegro’s Highlights | Gallop Around The Globe

If you haven’t heard of Ostrog Monastery before, you may well have seen photographs of it. Beautiful, whitewashed Manastir Ostrog is built seemingly impossibly into a vertical cliff face, almost a kilometre above the fertile Zeta Valley in central Montenegro. When Stu and I were busy planning our 7-day road trip around the country, this incredible landmark […]

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7 Things to See and Do in Kotor

Visiting Kotor: 7 reasons this coastal city in Montenegro totally charmed my socks off

Kotor was one of the major reasons I decided to visit Montenegro in the first place. Just looking at photos of the city’s historic fortress towering above the deepest natural fjord-like bay in the Mediterranean Sea was enough to encourage me to book a flight there. Kotor is somewhere that successfully manages to pull out all the […]

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Roadtripping Montenegro: how much can you see in a week

Roadtripping Montenegro: How much can you see in a week? – Gallop Around The Globe

Every year, when my birthday comes around, I like to take a trip to a new country.  Or to a new part of a previously explored country.  Since starting this blog I’ve spent birthdays exploring Budapest, Eger, Keszthely, and Pécs (Hungary), in Arequipa (Peru), as part of a long-term trip around South America, visiting Thessaloniki, Athens, […]

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2017: Travel Plans, Goals, and Aspirations

Last week I published my 2016 review.  It was a look back at everything the year decided to throw at me – on a personal level as well as from a travel point of view. In this post I’ll be looking forward to 2017 and sharing my plans, goals and aspirations with you. Every year […]

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