Notre Dame – A glitch in the matrix

By | April 4th, 2016|Bosnia, France, Vietnam|

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 is widely considered to be one of the finest examples of French Gothic architecture, and is among the largest and [...]

Sarajevo Hostel Recommendations

By | January 12th, 2016|Bosnia, Hostel Life|

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 hostels, you've come to the right place. That was hostels, with an 'S' between the O and T. Sure [...]

Sarajevo to Mostar – my favourite train journey ever!

By | January 30th, 2015|Bosnia|

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.  OK so I rarely travel during rush hour on the underground and so I probably haven't experienced it at its [...]

A war tour of modern day Mostar with Miran

By | February 10th, 2014|Bosnia, Photographic Inspiration|

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 a home that doubles as an award winning hostel, where with open arms he both welcomes and educates backpackers such [...]