Blagaj Tekija Mostar

Blagaj Tekija, Dervish monastery under a cliff of Buna Spring

Blagaj is a village in Herzegovina, in the southern part of Bosnia and Herzegovina, 12 km south of Mostar. It stands at the edge of Bišće plain and is one of the most valuable mixed urban and rural structures in Bosnia and Herzegovina, distinguished from other similar structures in its urban layout. Blagaj was most […]

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Split Croatia

Split a great place to see Dalmatian life as it’s really lived

Split is the second-largest city of Croatia and the largest city of the region of Dalmatia. It lies on the eastern shore of the Adriatic Sea and is spread over a central peninsula and its surroundings. An intraregional transport hub and popular tourist destination, the city is linked to the Adriatic islands and the Apennine […]

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Sarajevo City Panorama

11 reasons the new Sarajevo exceeds expectations

Uniform rows of identical white headstones fill the green space in the small yards of mosques and churches throughout Sarajevo, each one bearing a date that seems too recent for a European war. Only a few blocks outside the city center, some buildings are still pockmarked with bullet holes. Reminders of the war that dissolved […]

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Dubrovnik Croatia

Dubrovnik: Pearl of the Adriatic

Dubrovnik is a Croatian city on the Adriatic Sea, in the region of Dalmatia. It is one of the most prominent tourist destinations in the Mediterranean Sea, a seaport and the centre of Dubrovnik-Neretva County. Dubrovnik is nicknamed “Pearl of the Adriatic”. In 1979, the city of Dubrovnik joined the UNESCO list of World Heritage […]

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Belgrade Fortress

Belgrade Fortress

Belgrade Fortress (Serbian: Београдска тврђава / Beogradska tvrđava), consists of the old citadel (Upper and Lower Town) and Kalemegdan Park (Large and Little Kalemegdan) on the confluence of the River Sava and Danube, in an urban area of modern Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is located in Belgrade’s municipality of Stari Grad. Belgrade Fortress […]

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Stari Most/Old Bridge

Old Bridge of Mostar

In Bosnia and in the Balkans there are many bridges – old and new, beautiful, ancient, important, famous, great – but when you say ‘Stari Most’ (Old Bridge), there is only one bridge you can be talking about: the medieval bridge of Mostar. Built nearly five centuries ago, the Stari Most was destroyed during the […]

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