Theme Week Montenegro

26 October 2015 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General, Bon voyage, Theme Weeks, Union for the Mediterranean Reading Time:  7 minutes

Hotel Island Sveti Stefan in Budva © Mazbln/cc-by-sa-3.0

Hotel Island Sveti Stefan in Budva © Mazbln/cc-by-sa-3.0

Montenegro is a sovereign state in Southeastern Europe. It has a coast on the Adriatic Sea. Its capital and largest city is Podgorica, while Cetinje is designated as the Prijestonica, meaning the former Royal Capital City. Montenegro is a candidate to join the European Union and NATO. The country has a population of 625,000. It’s one of the smaller European countries.   read more…

Belgrade, the capital of Serbia

3 October 2011 | Author/Destination: | Rubric: General Reading Time:  10 minutes

Railway Museum © Uncle buddha

Railway Museum © Uncle buddha

Belgrade is the capital of Serbia. As the largest city of Serbia, it is the country’s principal political, cultural, commercial, industrial, and transportation centre. It has an urban population of 1.2 million, while the metropolitan area has more than 1.7 million people, making it one of the largest cities of Southeast Europe. The city lies at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. Its name in English translates to White City.   read more…

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