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How To Travel Around The Balkans

How To Travel Around The Balkans

Ah, the Balkans, that mysterious part of the world that appears to be in Europe, but doesn’t really look, feel, or act like it is. A place that was once one unified country, now splintered into six, and one where history casts an ever-growing shadow. Here are my tips on how to get around this often forgotten about part of the world. Forget Flying Whether you’re in Europe proper, the USA, or even most parts of Asia, flying is a…

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Hatred and Peace – Hiking Up The Mostar Cross

Hatred and Peace – Hiking Up The Mostar Cross

Arriving in Mostar you can’t miss it, sat on the impressive hum hill, and lit up at night like a beacon, the Mostar cross may seem relatively innocent, perched high on a hill, glistering in the moonlight but like most things in Bosnia & Herzegovina, context and history is important. First off, before we get into the heavy history of this region frequent readers of this blog, yes, all one of you, will know by now that I can’t resist…

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5 Things To Do In Sarajevo

5 Things To Do In Sarajevo

To those with long memories Sarajevo is synonymous with the 3-year siege of the city during the Bosnian civil war, nowadays it is a thriving city, but the scars of war are still very much evident. 1. Take The Cable Car Only just recently re-opened, after a generous donation from an American doctor, it’s a snip at 10 euros return. Taking the cable car up to Trebević mountain is a must, just a small walk from the center of town, I…

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