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The best restaurants in Sarajevo: Bosnian food on a budget

The best restaurants in Sarajevo: Bosnian food on a budget

This post is about the best restaurants in Sarajevo on a budget. Sarajevo is one of my favourite cities in Europe and one of the reasons is its delicious Bosnian food on offer. In this post I like to introduce you to the best restaurants 

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

26 Top things to do in Sarajevo Bosnia

This post is about the best things to do in Sarajevo. The capital of Bosnia remains my favourite city in Europe and it is one of the most charming and interesting places I know. Why visit Sarajevo? I could talk for hours about all the 

Backpacking Bosnia: everything about travel in Bosnia

Backpacking Bosnia: everything about travel in Bosnia

This post is a travel guide about backpacking Bosnia. It includes all the practical things you need to know about travel in Bosnia. Why Backpacking Bosnia? The first time I visited Bosnia was in 2005 as a volunteer. It was a project from a dutch 

Backpacking Montenegro: a complete travel guide

Backpacking Montenegro: a complete travel guide

This post is a travelguide about backpacking Montenegro including a 2 week Montenegro itinerary for independent budget travellers. A few years ago I read in Lonely Planet’s magazine about Kotor being the top destination for that year. Since then I wanted to go backpacking Montenegro. 

Montenegro express: the Belgrade to Bar train

Montenegro express: the Belgrade to Bar train

This post is about the Belgrade to Bar train. Also called the Montenegro express. A spectacular train journey from the rolling hills in Serbia to the rugged mountains in Montenegro. I love trains, but the train network in the Balkans is not the best. Trains 

The best things to do in Belgrade Serbia

The best things to do in Belgrade Serbia

Belgrade wasn’t exactly on my bucketlist of cities to visit. I couldn’t think of any exciting things to do in Belgrade Serbia. Neither did I consider the capital of Serbia as a holiday destination. I ended up in Belgrade on my way to Lebanon anyway. 

Backpacking Kosovo guide with a one week Kosovo itinerary

Backpacking Kosovo guide with a one week Kosovo itinerary

This post is all about Backpacking Kosovo. This travel guide has everything you need to know before backpacking Kosovo including a one week Kosovo itinerary. Kosovo is a great country so before I share my one week Kosovo itinerary with all the ins and outs, 

The best places to visit in mainland Greece

The best places to visit in mainland Greece

This post is about the best places to visit in mainland Greece. Greece remains one of my favourite countries in Europe and one that I never get tired of. I remember whole days spent at the beach, building sand castles and looking for shells. Every 

Kazan in winter: a travel guide

Kazan in winter: a travel guide

Kazan in winter embraces the snowy and harsh cold weather that Russian winters are famous for. In fact, it was one of the coldest places I visited on my Russian trip, comparable with my visit to Murmansk that lies above the Arctic circle. Why visit 

The train from Moscow to Kazan in Russia

The train from Moscow to Kazan in Russia

Taking the train from Moscow to Kazan is for many the first leg of their trans siberian journey. It’s actually a detour and not all trans-siberian trains stop in Kazan. I wasn’t doing a Trans Siberian journey, but I read enough about Kazan that I 

Russia’s Golden Ring cities: a 10 day itinerary

Russia’s Golden Ring cities: a 10 day itinerary

In this post about Russia’s Golden Ring cities I will share the ultimate golden ring itinerary. One of the most picturesque and historic parts of Russia. This is the Russia you imagine, with rural villages, wooden homes and onion domed churches.   Russia’s Golden Ring cities 

Moscow to Suzdal: a day trip guide

Moscow to Suzdal: a day trip guide

This post is about how to get from Moscow to Suzdal on a day trip or weekend trip. Suzdal is one of the most scenic city getaways from Moscow. It’s a fairytale-like village with an easygoing atmosphere where nothing has changed much. It’s like an