Breathtaking Views of Ohrid

It is believed that Ohrid, located in the southwestern part of Macedonia, once had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, giving it the title of “Jerusalem of the Balkans”, fact or fiction we’re not sure, what I Read More …

Concrete Bunkers of Tirana

Particularly different from all other European capitals, Tirana, the capital and most populous city of Albania, which was once considered to be the world’s most closed nation, is a delight for travelers looking for a destination off the beaten path. Read More …

Shkodër, Northern Albania

Albania Almost forgotten in the Balkan Peninsula, Albania, which was once considered to be the world’s most closed country, was the fifth country in our itinerary across the Balkans. From a list of over twenty countries that I have visited Read More …

Falling in Love with Mostar

After a few amazing days in Croatia, we were back in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mostar, the largest city of the Herzegovina region, was in our itinerary since the very first moment we started planning the Ultimate Balkan Road Trip. It Read More …

Split, The Mediterranean Flower

Despite the recent events in Bosnia and Herzegovina, we made it safe and sound to Croatia. The coastal city of Split, the country’s 2nd largest city, was the next victim in our itinerary. This town, which is often referred to as Read More …

Bike Sharing in Thessaloniki

Greece has one of the most developed bike sharing systems in Europe. During my weekend getaway in Thessaloniki in the beginning of August, one of the first things I noticed as soon as I arrived was “Thessbike”. The name is Read More …