Sarajevo, Bosnia: Five Things To Do

Sarajevo, Bosnia town

Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital, Sarajevo, is an astonishing city which is located in a valley. The city wears its heart on its sleeve showing its scars on its buildings. This great city is a place where East meets west.

Here are the top 5 things to do in Sarajevo, Bosnia.

Stroll around Old Town:

You can walk over the Latin Bridge towards Bascarsija Square (Pigeon Square). This is the greatest starting point for exploring the Old Town of the city.  The historic Old Town is friendly and amazing, and looks like to one of the best European cities, Krakow.

The Coppersmiths’ Shops:

The Old Town is full of shops where you can purchase beautiful hand pounded copper souvenirs. Notice that not all of the goods are created equal. There are some shops which are known for their high quality souvenirs such as coppersmith Ismet i Ismir’s shop.


Ćevapi is one of the most delicious meals you will ever eat. It is a minced meat formed into cylinder sausage shapes. It is served with fresh bread, raw onions and kajmak. Do not leave Bosnia & Herzegovina without trying this local dish.
It is also cheap; you’ll get all this deliciousness for just a few dollars.

Local brews:

There is one of the largest beer halls in the whole Europe there in Pivnica HS. You can sample some local freshly brewed beers. The location of Pivnica HS is just a block outside Old Town and next door to Sarajevskaya Brewery.

Find out more about the Region’s History:

The history of the recent war is still alive on the building of the city. The Complete Sarajevo War Tour with Toorico Tours will teach you a lot about the history of the city and the war. The tour starts at the Tunnel Museum where you will be able to explore the tunnel that provided Sarajevo with food, arms and other supplies during the three year siege. After that, the tour goes to the mountains surrounding the city.

You should go only with tours because the area is still full of land mines. The tour includes Igman Mountain where you can see the Olympic ski jumping hills and walk through the remnants of what once was the most luxurious hotel in the mountains which was burned down during the war. You will also see the snipers’ nests and the Old Jewish Cemetery which is another stronghold for Serbian snipers during the war.

The tour guides are usually friendly and full of information. There are some guides who have personal stories and experiences during the siege and those make the experience great.


Other travel articles: Visiting Canada

Reasons why you should plan your trip to Canada carefully

Canada. This is a great holiday destination and many tourists are going to Canada each year.  Most prefer going during winter time, but there are some tourists that are realizing that Canada can be just as great during summer time. However, you should make sure that you are planning your trip to Canada carefully. This is because of these reasons.

There are three main provinces

The first reason why you should make sure that you plan your trip to Canada carefully is because you need to make sure in which of the three main provinces you are going to stay at. This is because each of these provinces has their own rules and regulations. Especially when it comes to drinking.

You don’t want to get into trouble because you didn’t realize that they have other rules in this province than in other provinces.

Safety precautions are essential

Just like in any other country, there are some safety precautions that you should take. Precautions that will ensure that you are going to have a great time in Canada.

Mostly Canada is a safe country, but just like in any other country, there is some crime that you should know about. This is why planning and doing research is so essential.

You need to know about the tipping rules and regulations in Canada

If you want to make sure that locals dislike you, then you should not consider what they expect from you, when you are eating in restaurants. They are expecting you to tip between 10 and 20%. So, make sure that you have enough money in your budget for this purchase as well.

There are people that don’t really know everything about tipping. And, then they are getting into trouble and you don’t want this on your holiday.

They have strict rules and regulations at the airport

You need to know what you are allowed to take into the country and what not. This is the only way to ensure that you don’t get into trouble before your trip even started.  With planning your trip and doing research, you will know everything about the rules and regulations that you can expect at the airport.

You might want to do research and plan your trip before you travel to Canada. This is so that you can know that you are going to get the best possible experience in this foreign country. There are so many great things that you don’t want to miss out on, but there are some rules and regulations that you can’t miss out on as well. By knowing these reasons why planning your trip to Canada is so important, you will know for sure that you are going to have the time of your life.

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