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.
Balkan travellers join their international peers in seeing the world through an online networking phenomenon.
Croatia's all-girl band heads for Oslo to represent the country at Eurovision 2010.
The global economic crisis has had a negative impact on tourism in Greece and other regional destinations this year.
Both modern and timeless, Chania and its surroundings offer historical, cultural and culinary delights.
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 is a major tourist destination in the heart of Transylvania.
Divers can explore the fragments of two Illyrian ships, as well as ancient amphoras deep underwater.
Macedonia's Ohrid offers religion, history, culture and a day at the beach.
Frushka Gora's 16 medieval monasteries in a national park setting provide a religious and relaxing experience.
The clear water of the Ionian Sea and the surrounding white rocks make the southern Albanian beach a nice getaway.