Medjugorje: A Spiritual Destination

January 6, 2008

St. James Church in MedjugorjeMedjugorje is the city in Bosnia and Herzegovina for relaxation, religious reflection, and cultural sightseeing. This small parish is made up of five villages, where the Virgin Mary is believed to have appeared to six Croatians in 1981. Shrouded by mystery, Medjugorje has drawn visitors from around the world. Read the story »

Mostar: The River City

January 6, 2008

Stari Most in MostarMostar is the fifth-largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina and has an interesting history as well as a striking layout. The famously divided city spans both sides of the Neretva River, with a vibrant community of Bosniaks and Croats occupying either side of this city. Connecting the two regions is the Old Mostar Bridge, which was constructed in 1566 . Read the story »

Sarajevo: The Capital of Bosnia

January 4, 2008

Shopping in BasarcijaSarajevo is the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina and is the focal point for most of the nation’s cultural and urban activities. It is surrounded by the Dinaric Alps and sits upon the Miljacka River. Although much of the city center is quite flat, Sarajevo is surrounded by hilly neighborhoods. Some of these are amongst the oldest regions of Sarajevo. Read the story »