Pearls of Herzegovina

On Monday the weather was warm and beautiful so I took a long day tour of Herzegovina – 8 am until 9 pm. There were three of us – me, a German tourist from Frankfurt, and Adnan, our Meet Bosnia guide. It’s hard to say which places were favorites because everything was exceptional. The main…

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Walking The Walls Old Town Dubrovnik

Yesterday was perfect for Walking Dubrovnik’s Walls – crisp temperature, sunny sky, wisps of clouds, slight wind, and only a few selfie-taking tourists. Walking the walls is a “must” for visitors, but I waited a few days to learn Old Town’s layout. The fee for the walk is 200 HRK ($30), good for one day…

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Thessaloniki Greece to Split Croatia

My original itinerary included traveling north from Greece to Croatia through the beautiful Balkan Mountains of Albania, Montenegro, and Bosnia. I didn’t realize that in today’s world, travel between Greece and Croatia can be dangerous and complicated. In addition to economic woes, some Balkan countries are still dealing with terrorism, organized crime, and various inter-ethnic conflicts. I wasn’t concerned about safety passing through the Balkans.…

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