BOSNIA & HERZEGOVINA

The Sniper Tower in Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Our visit to Mostar's infamous Sniper Tower The first time we visited Mostar we didn’t manage to get inside the Sniper Tower. That was the summer of 2014 and while standing outside the abandoned building pondering our options, we were hassled by a couple of drunk guys...

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What to do in Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

This isn’t going to be an overly long post because, if truth be told, there isn’t that much to do in Jajce but this pleasant central Bosnian town is certainly worth an overnight stop if you are travelling on public transport around the country or, a couple of hours of...

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What to do in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Banja Luka is the second largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina and the administrative capital of Republika Srpska, an autonomous region within the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina that is predominantly Serb in ethnicity. Even though Banja Luka is the second city,...

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In Photos: Street Art in Zenica, Bosnia & Herzegovina

We didn’t go to Zenica looking for street art but on our recent road trip around Bosnia & Herzegovina, we found ourselves spending a night in Zenica. It was simply a place to rest our heads, park the car and eat a huge plate of the small Balkan kebab-style...

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In Photos: Street Art in Banja Luka, Bosnia & Herzegovina

I wasn’t expecting much of a street art scene in Banja Luka but as is my habit on arriving in a new city, I did a quick Instagram hashtag search. A couple of murals stood out and it was enough to make me want to investigate further. On the search for murals in Borik...

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Abandoned Bosnia & Herzegovina: Motel Emos in Miljevina

On history and abandoned hotels in Bosnia... We had been driving south from Sarajevo for a few hours, admiring the stunning colours of a sunny Bosnian autumn day when we came across this abstract piece of architecture on the outskirts of Miljevina, a...

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Longterm Travel: Seven Years on the Road

Today marks the date when, seven years ago, we left the UK and began our nomadic lifestyle. Introduction by Kirsty and stories by Mark Nomad: a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place … Seven years. It’s a long time...

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A Few Days in Sarajevo | Bosnia & Herzegovina

How to spend a few days in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina Two decades ago, Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, was famous the world over for all the wrong reasons. ‘War-torn’, ‘sniper alley’ and ‘city under siege’ were words and phrases too often used...

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Trebinje: Bosnia and Herzegovina’s best kept secret

Trebinje: Bosnia and Herzegovina Off the Beaten Path Everybody has heard of Dubrovnik, the stunning but impossibly overcrowded Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, and quite a few people will know about Mostar, the most important cultural city in the Herzegovina region...

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