Bosnia And Herzegovina Travel Guides for Backpackers

What to Do and See in Former War-Torn Bosnia and Herzegovina

One of the benefits of studying abroad in a European country is how easy it is to travel to other European countries. Sometimes, it can be way less expensive than traveling to other states in the United States! When looking at cheap flights I could take during the weekend, I […]
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Top 10 places to visit in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is also the largest city of Federation which has a very long history of cultures and also rich religious history. Because of that Sarajevo is also sometimes known as the „Jerusalem of Europe“ or „Jerusalem of the Balkans“.  Another interesting thing […]
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Sarajevo: Experience it like a local!

Like other European cities, Sarajevo is becoming more and more crowded as years pass by. Nobody likes to wait for a group of tourists taking hundreds of photos, only to cross the street, but it would still be nice to experience all that city offers – just like locals do. To do […]
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Mostar: How To Enjoy This Beautiful Yet Divided City

Mostar is a city in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, within easy travelling distance from Sarajevo as well as Split and Dubrovnik (Croatia) and Kotor (Montenegro). Whether by bus or by train, the journey to Mostar is a pleasure in itself – along mountain roads and past green lakes and rivers. […]
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Discover the Multiculturalism in Sarajevo

Do you want to visit a dream city in which you can see two different fascinating architectures only by stepping on one spot? Or even better, would you like to see multiple religious buildings from different religions in one scene? In other words, can you imagine a land which embraces […]
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Surviving a Study Abroad in Budapest

  The City of BUDAPEST Probably one of the most cultural and historical cities in the world. Do not hesitate about its name: Which fun fact: it’s composed of two words representing the two parts of the city that conforms the capital of Hungary. The Buda side, mainly known by […]
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Travnik, the city of history, nature and peace

Going to Travnik from Sarajevo It was the morning I've decided I needed to see and do something different than what I do every day. There’s one Montenegrin song called “First-morning train” that could completely describe the feeling I had. The need for a change of a place was strong […]
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Discover Sarajevo's Local Gems

A Travel Guide to Sarajevo's Best Local Spots In the recent years, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, has gained traction as the new travel destination in Europe. It's a city where you can find remnants of the Ottoman Empire in the Bascarsija (Old Town), the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the city, and the heart and […]
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My time in Split, Croatia

Experience the Croatian culture I’ve been living in Split, Croatia for the five months now. The first time I visited was last year and I quickly fell in love with the city, the culture and the people. Therefore, I’d like to first give you a quick introduction and tell you […]
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A Road Trip from Zagreb to Hvar Island

Ok, so, this was actually my first proper road trip, and I have to say that it was the best thing ever! Now, when I say a “proper road trip” I don’t mean just reaching your destination by car, but actually exploring amazing places along the way. And my oh […]
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7 Reasons why you should visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

Somewhere on the edge of Southeastern Europe sleeps one magical country named Bosnia and Herzegovina. This small country is filled with 3.8 million people that are dreamingly flowing through the beauty under the sun. It covers the ground of, more or less, 51.2 square kilometers, but there's a lot more […]
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Land of Beauty – Sutjeska National Park

A noise from a steps of a man walking on a crushed stone road woke up me and my friend that morning, as I rushed out of a tent, still half asleep, to check if everything is ok with our two wheel rides, an old man was speaking to me […]
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My homeland Jošanica in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Position and natural geographical features of Jošanica I would like to begin with the words told by the great Bosnian poet Mak Dizdar, who once said: “Bosnia, forgive, there is a land, both barren and barefoot, forgive, both cold and hungry, and even more, forgive, defiant by a dream.”    […]
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Nevesinje : Gem of Eastern Herzegovina

PACK YOUR BAGS Wandering on the roads across the Balkans, I finally came to Nevesinje, a small town located in eastern Herzegovina, which is the southern part of a state named Bosnia and Herzegovina. My girlfriend told me about it as a very nice place, so I decided to visit […]
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina – a city of bridges

The city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina is known as the city of bridges, but none have made such an indelible mark on the city as the Old Bridge. The city's name itself comes from the word mostari – the keepers of the bridge spanning the cold waters of […]
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Pelješac – the longest peninsula in Croatia

Pelješac – Croatian peninsula Pelješac is a second longest peninsula in Adriatic Sea. It’s a southern Dalmatian peninsula, which is with its length 65 km and a width approximately of 6 km, suitable for exploring and discovering just in one week. In vicinity of Pelješac are located more famous islands […]
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Beautiful Bosnian Cities – MOSTAR

I was born in in one of the most beautiful European countries – Yugoslavia, whose territories the invaders from the east and the west snatched for centuries and that, unfortunately, collapsed in a bloody civil war in the 90's. I'll try to introduce you to the beauty of this area […]
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Welcome to Sarajevo

Sarajevo is the largest and in the same time capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In this city you feel that connection like when you first meet that person you fall in love with, it's full of energy and it's active 247. Rich culture and long history are just few […]
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Burning down the bridges: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bridges, what do they mean to you? What did they ever mean to me? I have passed bridges that connect two continents like in İstanbul, or seen bridges that have vivid details like in Ponte Vecciho. Arriving to Bosnia and Herzegovina after our Serbia trip, I found myself rethinking about […]
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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Sarajevo is city that touches hearts

  Panoramic view on Sarajevo Among all majestic cities in Europe, there is one hidden between mountains in the middle of the Balkan. It is Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina. This country used to be part of Yugoslavia until the 90s happened.  But now […]
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Girls paradise in Turkey

Where should girls go for their summer vacation? When my best friend Jovana asked me where should we go for our summer vacation, nice beaches, delicious cocktails and hot guys crossed my mind. 😀 We live in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a lovely little country in  Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula, so […]
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Sarajevo, meeting of cultures

City of Sarajevo is the largest city and the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina and  also one of the fastest growing tourist destinations in Southeastern Europe. If you still have not visit this beautifull city i would advice you to make it a part of your plans for future trips. […]
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Banja Luka – the adventure begins!

So lets start from the beginning I am originally from Croatia and before I came to live in Banja Luka at the age of 12, I came here only twice to visit relatives. Although I’ve been living in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1992 and have visited most of it due to […]
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Top seven things to do in Sarajevo

Anyone visiting the Balkans has learned how welcoming and happy this region of Europe actually is. In contrary to many misinformation, the Balkan peoples are amazing hosts, which ever so often even become a traveler's friend. The small country this article will tell you of is Bosnia and Herzegovina. It […]
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Bosnia and Herzegovina: Tuzla – city of unity, love and heroism

  This is Tuzla, a small city placed in Northern Bosnia and Herzegovina , it's my hometown and love of my life. Like a family member Tuzla raises you into a person that you think you could never be. When I was younger I thought that I'm gonna work for UN […]
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European crossroads: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Distant impressions You will hear nothing about Bosnia if you come from other continents. And you will hear a lot of things about Bosnia if you happen to spend a bit of time in the neighboring countries. I will never forget people in Hungary telling me to be extremely careful […]
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