Tag Archives: Kotor

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Price Check: What Things Cost Around the World

Aimed at helping travellers staying in holiday rentals and settling into a place for a while, Price Check is a series of posts in which we reported every two weeks on the prices of groceries (no, not only beer) at each destination we stayed on...
Scrambled Eggs Recipe with Njeguski kobasica and Ajvar

Scrambled Eggs Recipe with Njeguski kobasica and Ajvar

Sometimes my quest for a weekend eggs recipe reaches a dead end. Here in Kotor people tend to head to a café and have a pastry or one of the wonderful slices of cake such as Dobrotska torta (a lovely local almond lemon cake) rather...
Sipping on Slivovica — a Kotor Brandy Tasting

Sipping on Slivovica — a Kotor Brandy Tasting

Slivovica, the Serbian grape brandy. Despite having grown up drinking my Russian grandfather’s vodka, which we called ‘tractor fuel’, nothing prepared me for the burning sensation in my throat from the first tasting of Slivovica. Sipping on Slivovica — a Kotor Brandy Tasting I sampled...
Čedo from the Desert, the Original Character of Kotor

Čedo from the Desert, the Original Character of Kotor

Čedo Pustinjac is a handsome, grey-haired gentleman in traditional costume whom you’ll probably meet as you enter the Sea Gate to Kotor’s Stari Grad (Old Town). This ‘original character’, a charming eccentric, will warmly greet you and happily offer his advice or directions in any one of the...
Kotor Take-Homes: Supermarket Snacks and Souvenirs

Kotor Take-Homes: Supermarket Snacks and Souvenirs

Nobody is going to come to Kotor to shop – what makes the town engaging is its history, architecture, and stunning setting – but there are some fun things to buy in the supermarket and local market, either to take home as souvenirs or simply...
Price Check: a Kotor Shopping List

Price Check: a Kotor Shopping List

Shopping may not be a highlight of a visit to Kotor, but shopping for food here can be fun. There is a tiny communal market every morning except Sunday just outside the city walls, a few small supermarkets in the newer parts of town, and...