Auschwitz.

Auschwitz. The very sound of it makes you feel empty inside. A horrible word that symbolises terror, genocide and the Holocaust. I had heard stories before. Seen movies. But nothing compares to the feeling of standing within the grounds of Auschwitz. It was difficult to imagine that here, in a place that’s now so quiet … More Auschwitz.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: “No Hard Feelings”

Bosnia and Herzegovina – it’s not commonly considered a tourist destination. In fact, many people questioned my decision to visit such a place. Of course, why wouldn’t they? For most, Bosnia is associated with devastating images from a war only ending 20 years ago. But today, more and more backpackers are venturing to Bosnia with … More Bosnia and Herzegovina: “No Hard Feelings”

Hikes of Kotor

Kotor – now this was how I had pictured Montenegro! As soon as I stepped foot onto the balcony of our apartment, I fell in love. The bay of Kotor was surrounded by the most incredible mountain range and there, in the heart of it all, was the old town. I could have spent hours … More Hikes of Kotor

Budva, Hvar

I was told that Budva was a must-see destination in Montenegro. Reviews raved of the “sandy beaches” and “buzzy nightlife,” but to be entirely honest, I was left slightly disappointed. I enjoyed strolling through the streets of the historical old town, as well as catching the boat to Sveti Nikola (the Island of Nicholas) to … More Budva, Hvar