Bosnia and Herzegovina, located on the Balkan Peninsular, was previously part of Yugoslavia however, gained independence in 1992. This fascinating country has a deep history of being ruled and overcome by other countries and cultures. The country is most captivating for its East-meets-West surroundings, which has been blended with Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian pasts. With an abundance of medieval ruins, unique towns and cities, stunning mountains, waterfalls and rivers, Bosnia and Herzegovina has plenty of major drawcards for all travellers. It’s only in recent times that wanderers have truly realised how amazing this country is.
Here are 20 facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina:
With bustling cities, ancient medinas, High Atlas Mountains, a far-stretching coastline and the Sahara, Morocco is a country of enormous diversity. And what’s even better? You can explore this magnificent country. But be prepared for Morocco to steal your heart! This country is a travellers’ mecca just waiting for you to discover it.
The Balkans is a fascinating and perhaps mysterious region that is yet to be properly discovered by many wanderers. It’s a region in Europe that is off the beaten track to the classic destinations of Rome, Paris, London, Amsterdam and Berlin. The Balkans is a cultural area with numerous and unclear borders however, the region takes its name from the Balkan Mountains that sweep from the Serbian-Bulgarian border to the Black Sea. Generally, the area is usually characterised as including Albania, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania and though, many travellers have merely explored Croatia, finally, the rest of the Balkans are shining through. And, so they should be.
The region offers all the stunning, captivating, and exciting travel experiences you can imagine. Here are 7 reasons why the Balkans should be on your radar:
Petra, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World is a representation of Jordan and therefore, Jordan’s most visited tourist attraction. Known as the Rose City due to the colour of the stone or the Lost City as the site remained unknown to the Western world until 1812, Petra is a place you need to see, to believe, that it is in fact real-life. UNESCO even described the historical and archaeological city as “one of the most precious cultural properties of man’s cultural heritage”. What to know more? Here are 13 exciting facts about Petra.
Your hair is lifeless and your typical weekend includes avoiding the rain with a drink at your local or having a sweat sesh at the gym. Mother Nature, bring back the sunshine!
While a sleep-in and a good spray tan (for the ladies) may help mask the fact that many of us living in the UK are vitamin D deficient (at least, according to Dr. Google), we think a holiday to some distant sunny shores is in order. After a search with old mate Google, there it is – Egypt
With the European summer well and truly here, many of you eager travellers will be gearing up to go, and no doubt super excited. Be it a one week trip or a three-month trip, no matter the length the reality of packing for a trip can make you a little stressy. Most of us want pack everything however, due to the backpack or suitcase space (or the lack of it), trying to pack the essentials can be problematic even for the most experienced travellers. But, don’t you get your little self into a hot and bothered mess because we have you sorted! Here’s our key things to pack for a tour in Europe.
Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans. Guess what? The weather is warming up in Europe. Winning! Scratching your head with what things to do in Europe this summer? We’ve compiled a little list for you to get your A into G and to help you get a move on with sussing your travel plans. Read more…
Known for its medieval architecture, balmy climate, mountainous terrain, azure waters, dreamy island getaways, delicious wine and spectacular beaches, Croatia is a sun-drenched coastal paradise. Croatia is your Mediterranean fantasy and we think it is best revealed by boat.
Here are 15 realities about Croatia. Read more…
Nepal is not a travel destination that many of us hear about too often. It’s usually a country that goes under the radar. Identified as the country that is home to Mount Everest and 8 of the world’s tallest mountains, it also has epic views and natural surroundings that are undeniably spectacular. Nepal is a landlocked country bordered by China and India, located in the Himalayas in South Asia. Though it is not an everyday type of holiday destination, the unspoiled natural world most definitely attracts a lot of adventure junkies and nature lovers.
So, are you as intrigued by this country as we are? Here are some reasons as to why you should visit Nepal.
Prost! Who is game to sink a few steins, wear a lederhosen or dirndl, and eat their weight in pretzels? We are! Oktoberfest, essentially an adults Disneyland is the world’s largest beer festival. Held annually in Munich, Germany, it is a 16-day festival running from mid-September to the first weekend in October and it is a place not to be missed whilst visiting Europe! It is estimated that over 6 million people visit Oktoberfest and serve more than 6 million litres of beer every year – staggering numbers, right?
So with it just being around the corner, here are some tips on how to survive Oktoberfest.