Bosnia Blog Posts

Notre Dame – A glitch in the matrix

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: Bosnia, France, Vietnam|Tags: , , , , , |

Notre Dame (the one in Paris, AKA Notre-Dame de Paris) is an incredible structure, a marvel. A historic Catholic cathedral on the eastern half of one of two remaining natural islands in the River Seine,  Notre Dame [...]

Sarajevo Hostel Recommendations

By | January 12th, 2016|Categories: Bosnia, Hostel Life|Tags: , , , , |

So you're thinking of heading to Sarajevo eh?  Or maybe you've booked flights to Bosnia already, and now you're wondering where you should stay.  Well, if you looking for a quick guide on the best [...]

Sarajevo to Mostar – my favourite train journey ever!

By | January 30th, 2015|Categories: Bosnia|Tags: , , , |

Sarajevo to Mostar by train, as suggested by the title of this post, is one of my favourite train journeys ever! As a rule, I enjoy most train journeys, even those on the London Underground. [...]

Sarajevo under siege: 800 metres of tunnel, 800 metres of hope

By | February 26th, 2014|Categories: Bosnia|Tags: |

Secret tunnels, lost lovers and one of the longest sieges in modern day history, learning all about Sarajevo under siege wrecked my head in terms of trying to understand the pain and suffering inflicted upon the [...]

A war tour of modern day Mostar with Miran

By | February 10th, 2014|Categories: Bosnia, Photographic Inspiration|Tags: , |

Miran, who is Miran? Miran is a man from Mostar, a man who has seen worse things than I dare imagine, who has suffered loses I cannot comprehend, a man with a beautiful family and [...]

Sarajevo: Budget snowboarding in Bosnia

By | February 5th, 2014|Categories: Bosnia, Budget Travel, Snowboarding|Tags: , , , , |

Snowboarding in Bosnia, that didn't quite go according to plan. Due to a lack of snow and my timing, 4 days snowboarding in the mountains surrounding Sarajevo ultimately turned into just the one day.  Ah [...]

Revisiting the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics on its 30th Anniversary

By | January 29th, 2014|Categories: Bosnia|Tags: , , |

The Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics the first winter Olympics to be held in a communist state.  It ran its course peacefully, with no indication of what troubles lie ahead in the not too distant future.  For all [...]

Bosnia, and a return to solo backpacking in Instagram photos

By | January 20th, 2014|Categories: Bosnia, Real Time Blogging|Tags: , , |

Solo travel, and/or solo backpacking, to tell you the truth I've almost forgotten what its like. I'm struggling to think of the last time I travelled for any length of time on my lonesome. Maybe [...]