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 …

Snorkeling in Brač Island

Croatia has over a thousand islands. The Island of Brac, the country’s third largest island, is one of the most touristic ones. It is located on the Dalmatian region and it is specially known for Zlatni Rat (Golden Cape), a Read More …

Exploring Krka National Park

It is a fact that tourism in Croatia has been rising throughout the past years, specially since Croatia joined the European Union in 2013. The country is usually portrayed as being one of the pearls of southern Europe, home to 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 …

Belgrade, Serbia

A city that never sleeps, where Sava and Danube rivers meet, capital of the former state of Yugoslavia and the first stop on our Ultimate Balkan Road Trip, Belgrade is indeed a place of great interest that I recommend to Read More …

The Ultimate Balkan Road Trip

On the 24th of May 2017, we departed from Sofia, Bulgaria for what would become our first major road trip. I have decided to name it “The Ultimate Balkan Road Trip”. Five months have passed since then, but it is never Read More …

Sapareva Banya’s Hot Springs

A friend of mine had told me about Sapareva Banya (Сапарева баня), a small town located south from Sofia, where Europe’s hottest geyser is located (103ºC). Throughout the whole winter we had been speaking of visiting this place, but for Read More …