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20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe

I’ve visited lots of places in Eastern Europe. It is one of my favorite regions in the world to explore, but one that so many people deem “dangerous” and disregard completely. Which is why I’m here to tell you that it’s not that scary, and absolutely worth visiting! A trip to Eastern Europe will require… Read More 20 Tips for Traveling Eastern Europe

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Transportation, Travel Tips

Planes, Trains (Coach Buses, Minibuses, Ferries), and Automobiles: Transportation in the Western Balkans

On my most recent trip to the Balkans, I spent a lot of time getting from one place to the next. There were surprises, random detours, many “I wish I had known!” moments—and all of it required a lot of patience. While undoubtedly some of this advice will apply to the other southeastern European countries… Read More Planes, Trains (Coach Buses, Minibuses, Ferries), and Automobiles: Transportation in the Western Balkans

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Europe, General Tips, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia, Travel Tips

15 Signs You’ve Traveled in the Balkans

The Balkans is a region located in southeastern Europe that generally comprises the countries of Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro, Serbia, Kosovo, Albania, Macedonia, Bulgaria, Romania, and Greece. It is one of the most underrated yet stunning areas not just in Europe, but possibly the whole world! I recently traveled to the western half… Read More 15 Signs You’ve Traveled in the Balkans

Bosnia & Herzegovina, Europe

Mostar: Divided Yet Delightful

The city of Mostar, in the southern Herzegovina region of Bosnia & Herzegovina (BiH), suffered vast damage during the Bosnian War from 1992-1995. Today, this city is characterized by its picturesque Old Town (a UNESCO World Heritage Site), the famous Stari Most bridge, and for remaining intensely divided between the Bosnian-Muslim-east side, and the Bosnian-Croat-Catholic-west… Read More Mostar: Divided Yet Delightful