Macedonia, officially the Republic of Macedonia is located in the Balkan Peninsular and was previously part of Yugoslavia until they gained independence in 1991. It is a spectacular landlocked country that has an abundance of mountains, lakes, national parks and ancient towns with Ottoman and European architecture. Macedonia has a captivating past and complex national essence, where much of the country has yet to be explored and is a perfect destination for travellers looking to get off the beaten track of the typical European ventures.
Belgrade, which means the “White City” is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located where the Danube River meets the Sava River and where the Pannonain Plain meets the Balkans. It’s a city where worlds collide, where prehistoric history fuses with medieval times, which again merge with the contemporary age. Evolving from its ruthless past and the collapse of communism, Belgrade is now becoming one of the foremost travel centres in south-eastern Europe. With rich culture, a buzzing nightlife and an easy-going Mediterranean pace, it’s not hard to see why.
A hidden gem, Bosnia and Herzegovina often gets overlooked with travellers heading to more popular destinations in the Balkans such as Croatia. But let us assure you, Bosnia is not a country you will get bored of! From its endless natural beauty, historic past and vibrant cities, Bosnia should be on your radar this summer.
Still can’t decide if Bosnia is for you? See our top reasons why you should pack your bags and head to Bosnia and Herzegovina.