Destination: Balkans

With thousands of years of history and culture and some of the most beautiful scenery in the world, the Balkan nations have much to offer travellers. Cities, beaches and rural areas provide enticing activities and relaxation.

Features

Couchsurfing provides a cheap way to visit the Balkans

24/01/2013

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Balkan travellers join their international peers in seeing the world through an online networking phenomenon.
Feminnem again heads to Eurovision

25/03/2010

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Croatia's all-girl band heads for Oslo to represent the country at Eurovision 2010.
Key SEE tourist destinations hit by global turmoil

07/09/2009

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The global economic crisis has had a negative impact on tourism in Greece and other regional destinations this year.
Greece's most picturesque town

04/09/2009

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Both modern and timeless, Chania and its surroundings offer historical, cultural and culinary delights.
Photo Essay: Bran Castle, the centre of legends

31/07/2009

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Under the motto "Bran Castle is coming back to life", the new administration is turning the castle into a place that offers more than history and culture.
Sighisoara, a blast from the past

27/07/2009

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Sighisoara is a major tourist destination in the heart of Transylvania.
As free as a bird in Hutovo Blato

16/07/2009

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Divers can explore the fragments of two Illyrian ships, as well as ancient amphoras deep underwater.
Ohrid: the pearl of Macedonia

15/07/2009

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Macedonia's Ohrid offers religion, history, culture and a day at the beach.
Serbia's Holy Mountain

08/07/2009

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Frushka Gora's 16 medieval monasteries in a national park setting provide a religious and relaxing experience.
Discovering Albania's Drymades Beach

07/07/2009

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The clear water of the Ionian Sea and the surrounding white rocks make the southern Albanian beach a nice getaway.

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