For years, the Balkan countries have been one of my favourite regions to explore. I caught the Balkan bug in 2009, when, spontaneously, I jumped on a train from Athens...
(Continued from Part I: Belgrade to Adriatic by train) Day 4: Budva: Marriage proposals, filthy beaches and many, many Russians Montenegro’s major seaport, Bar is obviously on the coast but...
Točkovi i pruga ritam sekcija, Svako putovanje nova lekcija. (Leb i Sol, “Putujemo“, 1989) I love railways. There is simply no better way to travel than by train. I love...
My Balkan adventures finally resumed after a four-month break. The choice of the destination wasn’t a difficult one. Believe it or not, I had for a while entertained the idea...
On my first visit, I had mixed feelings. Not a soul was waiting for me when I came. I landed alone, left the airport alone, and reached the centre –...
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
I don’t know many people who have visited Eritrea. One could blame underdeveloped tourism infrastructure, universally expensive organised tours, difficulties to secure visas and bureaucracy involved in travelling around Eritrea…