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Things to do in Mérida Paseo de Montejo
Mexico

Mérida: The Ultimate Guide

Mérida is fast becoming one of the Yucatán Peninsula’s most popular destinations for expats and tourists alike. As the nearest city to Mayan sites like Uxmal, the Yucatán capital makes for a great base for day trips.

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Subotica Guide
Serbia

Touring the Art Nouveau Architecture of Subotica

Right along the border with Hungary is one of Serbia’s most endearing towns. Subotica has long had more Hungarians than Serbs, and their influence over the area’s architecture remains clear. Many of the remarkable

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Zemun Top Things to Do in Belgrade
Serbia

Top 5 Things to Do in Belgrade

Belgrade, a bustling city with nearly 2 million people, is both the capital of the Republic of Serbia and the largest city in the Balkans. While the city has something for everyone, the

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Jajce Fortress Jajce Guide
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Jajce: The Ultimate Guide

Out of all of Bosnia & Herzegovina’s historic small towns, Jajce is probably the most essential. Not only does it have a well-preserved Old Town and fortress, but it uniquely features a large

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Tunnel of Hope Unique Things to Do in Sarajevo
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Top 5 Unique Things to Do in Sarajevo

Sarajevo, with its eclectic mix of classical architecture and scenic mountain surroundings, is easily the most interesting big city of the Balkans. But as heavy as they may be, some of the most

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Sarajevo Architecture Guide
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Sarajevo Architecture: The Ultimate Guide

As cliché as it may sound, Sarajevo is truly a city where East meets West. Walking around Bosnia & Herzegovina’s bustling capital, you’ll find medieval mosques standing side by side with Central European

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Things to Do in Mostar Guide
Bosnia & Herzegovina

Mostar: The Ultimate Guide

Mostar is arguably Bosnia & Herzegovina’s most scenic destination, and its rapidly increasing tourism numbers reflect that. The picturesque Old Town was largely developed in the Ottoman era before suffering heavy damage during

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Trebinje Guide
Bosnia & Herzegovina

A Guide to Trebinje: Exploring East Herzegovina

Situated within the region of Eastern Herzegovina and the political entity of Republika Srpska, Trebinje gets considerably less attention than its neighbors. It feels like a world away from the nearby tourism hotspots

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Kotor Fortress Kotor Guide
Montenegro

Kotor: The Ultimate Guide

If you could only choose one destination to visit in Montenegro, make it Kotor. Nestled between Lovcen Mountain and the fjord-like Bay of Kotor, it’s undoubtedly the country’s most scenic town – and

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Rozafa Castle Shkodër Guide
Albania

Top 5 Things to Do in Shkodër

Shkodër may not have the energy of Tirana, the charm of Korçë, or the seaside views of Vlorë. Nonetheless, as Albania’s second-largest city, there’s plenty to do to warrant a stay of at

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Prizren Guide Kosovo
Kosovo

Prizren: The Mosques & Monuments of Ottoman Kosovo

Prizren, the cultural capital of Ottoman Kosovo during the centuries-long occupation, remains the country’s most atmospheric city. And despite being Kosovo’s second-largest, Prizren is among the best-preserved Ottoman towns in the Balkans. If

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Gjirokastër Guide
Albania

Gjirokastër: The Ultimate Guide

Gjirokastër is arguably Albania’s most magical town. While Greco-Roman cities had long flourished at the valley floor, the hillside city we see today was largely established during the Ottoman era. Thanks to its

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Kayaköy Ghost Town
Turkey

Wandering Through the Ghost Town of Kayaköy

Tucked away from southwest Turkey’s popular beach resorts is an eerie attraction like no other. The Kayaköy ghost town is not merely a collection of several abandoned buildings, but several hundred. And today, the

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Beehive Houses Harran Guide
Turkey

Harran: The Ancient Center of the Sabians

While not much of ancient Harran survives, its atmosphere remains imbued with a sense of magic and mystery. The Mesopotamian city was a former dwelling place of Abraham and home to Anatolia’s first

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Şanlıurfa Fish Lake Urfa Guide
Turkey

A Guide to Şanlıurfa: The City of Prophets

With the recent discovery of nearby Göbekli Tepe, the city of Şanlıurfa has been placed firmly on Turkey’s tourism map. But Urfa, as most people call it, is an essential destination in its own right. In

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Mardin Guide
Turkey

A Guide to Mardin: Turkey’s Most Beautiful City

Mardin, with its elegant limestone buildings overlooking the Mesopotamian plains, is arguably Turkey’s most beautiful city. It’s also one of the country’s most historically rich and culturally interesting, with the region being home

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Diyarbakır Citadel
Turkey

Diyarbakır: The Ultimate Guide

Diyarbakır has long been considered a prized possession of the many kingdoms who managed to control it. Due to its strategic location along the Tigris River, it’s been continuously inhabited for thousands of

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