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How Does Bosnia and Herzegovina Celebrate the New Year’s Eve?

Saying goodbye to the old year, while celebrating the arrival of a new one, is a truly magical time in virtually every country in the world.  The New Year is an especially perfect opportunity for all the good stuff.  This is the time when families get together and old friends crowd around.  This is the time for expressing our best …

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Christmas Holiday Markets in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Christmas is almost here and the festive atmosphere is pumping up all over the world.  Bosnia and Herzegovina is not any different.  Various special events have been set up all over our country.  Christmas celebrations in Bosnia and Herzegovina are quite interesting.  In fact, most people are surprised to hear that Christmas events even take place here at all.  Since …

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Traditional Dishes Served on Christmas in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Christmas is one of the most popular holidays in Bosnia and Herzegovina, given the fact that the population in this vibrant Balkan country is both – multinational and multicultural.  Thus, the preparations for this magnificent festivity start weeks in advance. Not only do people embellish their houses, buy new decorations and live Christmas trees, but they also tend to choose …

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5 Mysterious Places in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina is a small country located on the Balkan Peninsula, with a colorful culture and an equally fascinating history.  One could still call it an untouched gem, since most travelers have begun exploring it only recently.  Numerous visitors frequently state that this spectacular country with its breathtaking natural wonders is one of the most underrated places in the …

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Burek – Bosnian Ground Beef Meat Pie

Bosnian meat pie, called ‘burek’, is one of the most popular, traditional dishes served in Bosnia and Herzegovina.  Generally, the pie (in Bosnian ‘pita’) is made with homemade phyllo dough, or as in some quicker versions, it can be also made with store-bought phyllo dough.  The dough can be filled with either meat, cheese, potato, spinach or pumpkin.  Hence, depending on the …