Budva Journals

Budva Baby

A June 2007 trip to Budva by badmammajamma

Quote: Belgrade, Serbia, and south to the seacoast of the beautiful Adriatic.

Budva Baby

Overview

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Belgrade, Serbia, in all its June splendor is gorgeous. Budva, on the Adriatic Sea, is now becoming a mecca for many European tourists get there before it becomes too discovered.

Quick Tips:

Get your money at home in the USA. You will need Serbian dinars and euros.

Best Way To Get Around:

Rent a Yugo, if you dare.

Kangaroo

Hotel

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The Kangaroo Hotel in downtown Budva right next to the Riviera. We pulled in, walked into reception, and met the very interesting owner, Boshko, of the Kangaroo which, believe it or not, is Australian-themed. Everything is patterned on love of the outback and Australia. It turns out Boshko is from Western Australia and moved back to his native Montenegro and beloved seacoast took a mortgage on the house he owned in Perth, and bought the Kangaroo. Boshko is a bricklayer by trade and is very handy and is an even better project manager and, did I mention, a consummate salesman. If you are ever in Budva, stay at the Kangaroo it is super clean with very agreeable rates. We got the special rate but rooms...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 29, 2007

Mogren Beach

Attraction

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My wife and I love the seacoast and we were finally back after 16 years. We arrived in Budva at almost 8pm after a full 10-hour drive from Belgrade and we were desperately seeking a home away from home. Back to Budva, or Budva Baby, as Peter’s son, Ivan refers to it; this little nugget on the Montenegran seacoast is a beautiful value-laden must-see. It’s mostly young but they welcomed us. Of course, we had the euros. Construction is exploding with work being done on the roads (causing monster traffic jams). These Montenegrans work like they are Americans. The food is fast and easy off the street or elegant served in many restaurants. Of course seafood is the predominant fare and we had excellent fish,...Read More

Member Rating 5 out of 5 on June 29, 2007