Cape Town South Africa 2019

It’s fantastic being back in Cape Town! A location that completely stole my heart during the very first visit in 1987. The beautiful coastal city is surrounded by incomparable Table Mountain. I arrived on May 2nd after a series of flights beginning in Catania Sicily and passing through Rome and Addis Ababa Ethiopia – including…

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Bosnia-Herzegovina Travnik and Jajce

Central Bosnia-Herzegovina Wednesday was another warm, beautiful day in Sarajevo. We’ve had a run of “false spring” weather – perfect for touring Travnik and Jajce, unique towns of historical significance known for their national monuments. The group was small – me, Kathryn from Frankfurt, and Samir, our guide from Meet Bosnia. Samir is a Bosnian…

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Sarajevo Walking Tour

I’ve been exploring Sarajevo on my own, but decided to join a guided walking tour today. We walked several hours mostly covering territory in Old Town. Meet Bosnia Travel Several Bosnians started the tour group – Meet Bosnia – a few years ago, and they’re clearly passionate about their city. The tour was rich with…

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Sarajevo Bosnia and Herzegovina

I love Sarajevo – a cool European city with a laid back atmosphere! It’s comfortable and easy to blend – a treat exploring such an agreeable place. The people are friendlier than Berlin, Croatia, and Montenegro. Performing Arts and Architecture My apartment is along the Miljacka River which has 20+ bridges. It’s near Old Town close to…

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Kotor Montenegro to Sarajevo

Tomorrow I leave Kotor for Sarajevo – the capital and largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Visiting Sarajevo is exciting, even in the winter when it’s cold with snow flurries in the forecast. Religious and Cultural Diversity Although I appreciate the medieval cities, exceptional nature, and beautiful coastal areas in Croatia and Montenegro, I also…

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Montenegro

Tours from Dubrovnik are difficult to find in winter, so I was happy to book a tour to Montenegro with GetYourGuide, a Berlin-based company. It was a full day led by local Amico Tours. I’m considering Montenegro or Sarajevo as my next stop and day trips will help me decide. We began at 7 am and…

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