「Joy’s Balkan Diary」Vitamin Sea overload! (photos+video)

Here is the next part of my Balkan trip. Today I went to the the Mogren Fortress. Back when it was built more than 150 years ago, it was used for the Austro-Hungarians to defend the western borders of Budva. The fortress is walkable from Budva old town but most of the people drive there.

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「Joy’s Balkan Diary」Arrival in sunny Budva

Greetings from the sunny Balkan Peninsula! Today I got up early to catch my flight to Podgorica from Charleroi Airport. They call it Brussels South, but it’s definitely not Brussels any more, the shuttle bus from Brussels midi station to the airport took about one hour.

When I landed in Podgorica, it was so sunny and not as cold as Belgium. I feel I haven’t had a proper sunny day for a while. Well it is not that hot but warm enough to just wear a trench coat, instead of the winter clothes.

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Shōchū Tasting at Japan’s Shōchū Award Winning factory – SENGETSU SHUZO 繊月酒造

Shōchū is a strong Japanese distilled spirit. When I visited Kyushu, I heard that there’s a famous shōchū storehouse called Sengetsu in the city of Hitoyoshi.

SENGETSU SHUZO company was founded in 1903 with the original name MINENOTSUYU SHUZO. In 2003, to celebrate its 100th year in business, the name changed to SENGETSU SHUZO.

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