of South-east Europe
A relatively undiscovered part of Europe, some of the countries in the Balkans like Bosnia & Herzegovina, Albania, Serbia, and North Macedonia are true gems.
Overall Balkan region is authentic, and genuine and can offer many places off the beaten paths. It should not be just on your bucket list – it should hit your regular travel list because of the following reasons: organic food, amazing scenery, unimaginable cultural diversity, exciting nightlife, value for money factor and hospitality of Balkan people.
Enjoy in the perfect opportunity to learn the traditional art of copper crafts by visiting a local "kazandzija" in the heart of the Old town of Sarajevo. The traditional copper artisan-handicraft exists in Sarajevo for over 500 years already, and is there a better souvenir to bring back home than a dzeva ( coffee making pot) that you crafted yourself?
Serbian Queen Natalia Obrenovic was regarded as one of the most beautiful queens in Europe, but sadly, also the most tragical one in Serbian history. Stroll around the saloons of this historical house-museum and explore its collection of treasures while savouring coffee or tea and favourite chocolate cake of the queen herself. And that’s not all – all delicacies will be served from original porcelain, from the end of 19th century!
Origins of the wild horses in Livno are firmly associated with the influence of men and the need for help in farming the land, however the horses inhabiting mount Cincar today are completely wild animals. We will start the day with a homemade picnic breakfast with a view, and after a successful quest and hanging out with our galloping friends, will enjoy lunch of homemade specialties served in a mountain hut.
There is not a single household in the Ohrid region that does not make wine. There seems to be a special DNA particle for winemaking curved into the people here. Just below the St. Kuzma and Damjan Monastery, surrounded by the fresh air of the beautiful forest and a small river flowing by, lies a winery where everyone can enjoy peace and nature. Savor some of the best wines from the estate’s portfolio, paired with local products from Macedonia’s fields.