Visit Mostar: 21 Things To Do by

Visit Mostar: 21 Things to Do

The historic city of Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina is both charming and complicated; idyllic and evocative. The first sight of the centerpiece bridge makes visitors swoon – but seeking out lesser-visited corners of the city can result in an everlasting love.… Read the rest

Visiting the Abandoned Olympic Bobsled Track in Sarajevo by JetSettingFools

Abandoned Olympic bobsled track in Sarajevo

As we watched the third taxi drive away leaving us still standing on the curb, we started to wonder if an adventure to the abandoned Olympic bobsled track on the hillside of Trebevic Mountain was going to happen. The first driver said he didn’t know where it was.… Read the rest

Sarajevo Sights

Sarajevo sights: Old Town, religions, landscapes

During our visit to Sarajevo, we often struggled to see past the remnants of the war that occurred 20 years ago. The four-year long Siege of Sarajevo, no doubt, took a toll on the city. However, Sarajevo has many sights that are not related to the dark times of war.… Read the rest

Sarajevo, Bosnia i Herzegovina Memorial to the Children Fountain

20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo: A photo essay

We visited Sarajevo 20 years after the Siege of Sarajevo and realized it’s a city that is still very much in recovery. Although it seems nearly impossible to visit Sarajevo without at least some knowledge of the war that occurred there, it would be equally impossible to go and not notice the marks left from almost four years of fighting.… Read the rest

Sarajevo Cuisine A Guide To Eating in Sarajevo

Sarajevo cuisine: What to eat in Sarajevo

Just like the city itself, Sarajevo cuisine is a blend of east and west, with both Turkish and European influences. Of the many reasons we were looking forward to visiting the city, sampling the local fare was high on the list.

On our previous travels to the Balkans, we quickly took a liking to two of the most popular regional dishes, cevapi and burek.… Read the rest

Old Red Tram in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina

Visiting Sarajevo in 2015

Visiting Sarajevo wasn’t always at the top of my list. The name conjured vague images of brutal fighting that I never really understood. I was in high school at the time of the Bosnian War and while I’m sure world events were covered in one or more of my classes, the only world I operated in was that of my immediate social circle.… Read the rest

Tekija House: Sarah and Kris

Tekija House in Blagaj

We were positively stoked when our Airbnb host, Tarik, said he wanted to take us to the nearby town of Blagaj to visit the Tekija House. The historic Turkish Dervishes monastery, built in 1520, sits at the base of Hum Mountain.… Read the rest