Tuzla Tuzla may not appear to be the prettiest destination in Bosnia due to its industrial setting and Soviet appearance. But, dig deeper, and you’ll see the beauty and a lovely old town. Salt production was always the primary economic source and was increased under the Ottomans making the town reasonably wealthy. Today, Ottoman-style...
The Golden Lily Bosnia’s national symbol is the endemic golden lily (Lilium bosniacum). Historically, it was symbolic of the 14th-century pre-Islamic Bosnian Kingdom and has since come to represent both Bosnia and Bosniaks (Muslims). The old flag used six lilies against a blue background. But, things aren’t as simple as they seem,...
One of the most rewarding parts of travel is having the opportunity to learn, understand and appreciate the world from a different perspective. You don’t need to get a textbook on world history from the library or dive into the nitty-gritty details. A few quick facts are usually enough to start you off in the right...
Exchange rates Compared to neighbouring countries, the exchange rates in Bosnia take up to 5 percent. Rates in Serbia are better and give almost a one-to-one rate, which means it may be a good idea to change money before reaching Bosnia if you’re already in the Balkans. If you do need to...
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