I think it goes without saying that 2016 has been a pretty bad year. For the world and personally it hasn't been the best (and I realise that it doesn't always seem like that when you're looking at sunny beach photos on Instagram). Putting this post together has reminded me… Read more of "2016 in pictures"
One weekend back in September we hired a car and went camping in north west Slovenia. We rowed to the island in the middle of Lake Bled, ate massive cream cakes, hiked up a mountain and drove along the Vršič Pass, necks craned up at the Julian Alps. Here's a… Read more of "A Slovenian road trip (video edition)"
I had no idea what Bosnian food was like before we decided to visit this autumn. It had never even crossed my mind. But after our first meal (cevapi in a cafe in Sarajevo), I couldn't stop raving about it – why aren't there more Bosnian restaurants everywhere? There's an obvious… Read more of "What to eat in Bosnia and Herzegovina"
This autumn we've been travelling around Europe by train. Some of these journeys have been long (like, 10 hours long), but it's such a nice way to get around. Wrapped up and cosy, with a stash of biscuits, mountain views and a good book. It's meant I've been reading a… Read more of "Reading on the road #8"
The bus journey from Sarajevo took us through the mountains in the south of Bosnia, through valleys and forests, all autumn oranges and reds. Mostar itself looks like something out of a fairy tale, surrounded by hills, with an emerald river running through it and an Ottoman white stone bridge… Read more of "Three things in Mostar"
We spent almost a week in Sarajevo, but because of a hectic work schedule we only ended up with one day to explore it properly (I feel like I start every post with something like that at the moment, but there we go). It's one of the most interesting places… Read more of "A day in Sarajevo"