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Posts Tagged ‘Bosnia-Herzegovina’

The Inside Word on… Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Dzenita Delibasic
  • 28 February 2011

With so many destinations in the WHL Group’s ever-expanding network, we have an incredible wealth of local travel information at our fingertips. Through the Inside Word, our local partners – all travel experts – share their top tips on what to do, what to eat, where to party and where to shop in their necks of the woods. This month, whl.travel local partner Dzenita Delibasic of Green Visions delivers the scoop on Sarajevo, capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Real Gunyah-Style Local Travel Experiences

  • Luke Ford
  • 18 February 2011

In light of Responsible Travel Week 2011, we at Gunyah – specialists in short-duration experiential packages for independent travellers eager to connect with local people – have selected our favourite local travel experiences… in Argentina, Vietnam, Nepal, Australia, Zambia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. We want to inspire travellers to seek out more meaningful travel experiences, the kinds that can only come through real contact with locals and genuine enjoyment of local culture and tradition.

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Winter Fun in Sarajevo: Snowshoeing to a Magic Frozen Waterfall

  • Samer Hajric
  • 11 January 2011

The city of Sarajevo, capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina, lies in a valley surrounded by hills and mountains, which makes it the perfect location for winter activities. In response to that, outdoor adventure tour operators like Green Visions, the whl.travel local connection in Sarajevo, offers trips and activities throughout the year, including options that peek into Sarajevo’s magical winter world. One of the most memorable hidden places in winter is Skakavac Waterfall.

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Celebrating Renewal: Out with Old Year, In with the New

  • Ethan Gelber
  • 16 December 2010

Over the past two weeks, in honour of the end-of-year holidays, we’ve shared some of the fourth-quarter stirrings from a few places around the world. Sikh pilgrimages, Orthodox Christmas, Eid in the Maldives and more. We’ve offered our top five picks of places where you can tap into a mystical vibe if you’re not already adept at just finding the spiritual experience in all travel. Even after all that, we still had a few items on our list that we wanted to share.

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Top Five Spiritual Travel Destinations

  • WHL Group
  • 10 December 2010

Spiritual travel runs the gamut of transcendental experiences, from traditional religious pilgrimages to yoga retreats and shamanic healing. The global religious travel market generates almost $20 billion per year and is growing fast, however, religious belief is not a prerequisite. An interest in the culture and history of the world’s most mystical places is reason enough to visit our top five picks of spiritual travel destinations.

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Words from the Man with Green Visions in Bosnia & Herzegovina

  • WHL Group
  • 17 November 2010

Every month, we delve into the travel experiences of people in the extended WHL Group network. This month we talk to Thierry Joubert, office manager at Green Visions, the whl.travel local connection based in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Photo of the Week: Street of the Coppersmiths, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Timothy Lawrence Clancy (photo) Thierry Joubert (text)
  • 7 March 2010

An old trail leads up to the stone gates of Sarajevo and into Baščaršija, the old trading quarter dating back to the 16th century, of which the street of coppersmiths is pictured here. In the morning the sounds of splashing water from the water fountains around the mosques welcome me to the city. The sound of a craftsmen’s hammers hitting copper is matched only by the full aroma of baking coffee beans that invade the old town.

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Tourism in the Balkans Takes a Giant Leap Forward

  • whl.travel
  • 9 December 2009

Situated in the southeastern Europe, the Balkans is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations for intrepid travellers. Following the successful completion of a Balkan Hotel Market Access Program, independent travellers plan tourism in the Balkans can now research, plan and book their trips online through locally owned and operated travel websites.

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Summer in the Balkans: A Visit to Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Ashley Hiemenz
  • 10 June 2009

Look Beyond Its Recent Past to a Greener Present The ghost of recent violent times in the Balkans still haunts the region; few people give it priority consideration as a destination of choice for their next holidays, perhaps least of all places like post-war Bosnia and Herzegovina. The mere mention of Sarajevo and Mostar conjures…

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