With so many people working from home these days, we decided to create some special backgrounds for Zoom which you can download and use to maybe even fool your colleagues into thinking you’re on holiday with us! After all, Montenegro’s tight lockdown has ended and borders are rumoured to be opening in time for summer.

As a yoga lover who struggles to find time for practice outside the retreats we host here at Lake Skadar (young kids, busy business!), I suddenly found myself with all the time in the world when I was put into two weeks’ solitary quarantine in Podgorica last month! As the Coronavirus pandemic spread across Europe,

In the middle of giant Lake Skadar National Park sits the tiny fishing “town” of Virpazar, one of Montenegro’s historic trading centres dating from medieval times and, for the last 10 years, our home and activity base. The clue is in its name – ‘Vir’, which means confluence of rivers and ‘Pazar’, the Turkish word