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The 12 Balkan Flags & the Meanings Behind Them

The 12 Balkan Flags & the Meanings Behind Them

Flags have a way of inspiring, and Balkan flags are no different. They also tell the stories of their countries’ struggles to achieve independence from empires abroad and sometimes from each other. Many flags were chosen to honor their countries’ pasts,...
17 Photos that Prove Balkan Animals are the Chillest

17 Photos that Prove Balkan Animals are the Chillest

Balkan animals are a lot like the Balkans in general, super chill and they absolutely DGAF if you’re there or not. Mostly they just want to relax and have a good time. They can be cheeky buggers when they want, or they can be total BOSSES. Here are fifteen...
10 Stunning Balkan Beaches to Explore this Summer

10 Stunning Balkan Beaches to Explore this Summer

Since the Balkan peninsula is located in southeastern Europe and borders on some of the most beautiful seas in the world, there are literally hundreds of stunning beaches here. It’s possible to have great beach days from May through September on the mainland,...
15 Crucial Tips for Planning a Balkan Road Trip

15 Crucial Tips for Planning a Balkan Road Trip

We love road trips. Between Stephanie and I, we’ve rented cars in driven in some 20-odd countries across the world, many of them in the Balkans. And as a result, we have to say: Balkan road trips are our favorite. There are a few reasons why taking a road trip...