Sarajevo was yet another must-see on my Balkans tour.  I wanted to learn more about the four-year siege that the city withstood from 1992-1995, and I also wanted to see how the situation was today. The bus ride from Mostar to Sarajevo was a good one along turquoise rivers and lakes, through narrow valleys, Read More

If you think back to the Balkans Wars of the 1990’s, you’ll probably recall the story of Mostar as a shining example of its futility… The town is to this day split down the middle into Croatian (Catholic) and Bosnian (Muslim) halves, which fought each other during the war – real neighbour vs. neighbour, Read More