Bosnia and Herzegovina
One of the first things people think about when they hear the words Bosnia and Herzegovina is the horrendous war that took place there back in the 1990s. However, I want you to only think of wonderful things when it comes to this dual-named country, because it is filled with so much beauty. Imagine medieval castles, rushing waterfalls, massive mountains, and thrilling adventures, this area has them all!
Weather in Bosnia and Herzegovina
While the winters are cool and the summers are warm in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the main thing you must know about the weather in these areas is it could be completely different only five miles away from where you are. Due to the mountainous terrain of these areas, you could be experiencing warm weather one minute and be freezing not too much later if you move to a different destination. Therefore, you should always have a sweater or something else warm with you when you visit.
Things to Do in Bosnia and Herzegovina
One of the first things you will want to do when you arrive in Bosnia and Herzegovina is to take a walking tour of Sarajevo. This will allow you to get an idea of where everything is, while also hearing many fascinating facts and the history about this city and the people who live there.
After your walk, you may want to venture over to a little cafe with outdoor seating near the Neretva River. This is where the locals do a little diving from the Stari Most and it is quite the sight to see.
A few other things to do and see in this part of the world include Vrelo Bosne, a nuclear bunker that is now an art gallery, the walled city of Jajce, and the Sarajevo War Tunnel Museum.
Unique Facts about Bosnia and Herzegovina
The capital of this dual named country is Sarajevo and the Winter Olympics were held there back in 1984.
The shape of this country looks like a heart, which earned it the nickname of the Heart Shaped Land over the years.
You will be using the Marka when you make purchases in this area.
This country is number ten on the list when it comes to the most people consuming coffee in the world.
This country has three official languages, but they are all basically the same.
Trams have been used in Sarajevo since 1885.
Once you arrive in Bosnia and Herzegovina, you will quickly see that while this country was at war many years ago, and the destruction can still be seen, it is still a wonderful place to visit. You will not regret one moment of your time in this area and you will leave a better person as well.