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Is trekking safe in south Slavic countries?

You should go. I've never been to Montenegro, but I have been to various places in Dalmatia, and I have spent a good deal of time in and around Sarajevo, where my mother in law lives. I'm not sure ...
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Is trekking safe in south Slavic countries?

I have not "trekked" through the Balkans but I have cycled unaccompanied with no support through Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro, Albania and Macedonia and found the people very friendly and helpful and ...
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Is there anything to actually see in Srebrenica?

Per wikivoyage here's the list of sights: Srebrenica-Potočari Genocide Memorial and Cemetery. For the rest there is nothing much. You can see the place were the Dutch soldiers were stationed. The ...
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Bosnian dual citizen arriving at Sarajevo airport, Bosnian ID already in Sarajevo

Here's what happened after following Coke's advice: My wife called her family in Sarajevo, who went to the airport with the ID card. In the meanwhile, we checked in at Lisbon. The ground staff ...
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Is there accommodation at or near Tuzla airport in Bosnia?

According to Sleeping in Airport, there is one hotel 20 minutes from the airport which can organize airport transfers. This is the Golden Star hotel. Searching the web, also found the Tehnograd hotel ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa to reach Neum from Sarajevo?

If you have (or will rent) your own car, it is possible to drive Highway 17.3 between Neum and Hutovo (from which you can proceed to Mostar or other parts of BiH) without entering Croatia. This is ...
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Croatia & Bosnia-Herzegovina Border between Split - Dubrovnik

This is exactly the concern I had this past summer (July 2015). There is a bus that goes through that part of Bosnia-Hezergovina, but that involves border crossings that I decided to avoid given that ...
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Indian citizen: do I need a Croatia/Bosnia/Montenegro visa if I have a Schengen visa?

Bosnia & Herzegovina Foreigners who have multiple Schengen visa or European Union member state visa or residence permit of the Schengen Agreement country or European Union member state, if for ...
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Are the border checkpoints in Neum (Croatia-Bosnia) joint checkpoints?

The crossings in Neum, or to be more specific, Klek border crossing and Zaton Doli border crossing, are normal joint border crossings. It means, that both countries have booths on each crossing, ...
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Sarajevo to Budapest

If you have plenty of time, you can take the night bus operated by Croatia Bus, departing 22:00 in Sarajevo and arriving 06:00 in Zagreb. Then the train from Zagreb Glavni Kolod. at 09:57, arriving in ...
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Visiting Bosnia-Herzegovina during Ramadan

I'm from Bosnia. I myself never partake in Ramadan and I've never had any serious troubles. As you said yourself, Bosnia has a large non-Muslim presence throughout the whole country. Many Muslims don'...
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Can you visit Bosnia and Herzegovina with a National ID Card?

According to https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Visa_policy_of_Bosnia_and_Herzegovina EU citizens can enter using a national ID card (incl. Irish passport card) for a stay of up to 90 days within 180 days ...
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Do I need a Schengen visa to reach Neum from Sarajevo?

The path you want to take is called "Svitava". I'm not sure if taxi from Sarajevo knows the road but the ones from Herzegovina know for sure. You can try and google it further but here is ...
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Bosnian dual citizen arriving at Sarajevo airport, Bosnian ID already in Sarajevo

This will be up to the ground handler at the airport of departure. The person needs to call the granična policija at Sarajevo airport immediately and ask them to confirm via email (in Serbo-Croatian ...
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Visiting Bosnia-Herzegovina during Ramadan

My thoughts on this topic available on personal blog http://www.glowhunters.com/visiting-sarajevo-during-ramadan-and-bayram/ Would be happy if you visit and leave your comment. Blog is in ...
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Sarajevo to Budapest

This answer comes super late, but these are my suggestions. Take a bus to Belgrade, then either a bus or a train to Budapest from there (around 20-25 euro). To get you to Belgrade, take a bus from ...
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Can one apply for a visa outside their home country?

It doesn't appear that you can apply for a visa for Bosnia-Herzegovina in Paris if you're in the country on a short stay. One of the requirements for obtaining a visa from this embassy is: une preuve ...
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Which options are there to travel from Budapest to Sarajevo by ground?

I checked the Hungarian railways site and, indeed, this train no longer exists. There is a direct train between Budapest and Sarajevo. It takes around 12 hours. Seen in groundedtravel: Only one ...
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Rent car Green Card in Dubrovnik (Croatia)

It is quite common, both in Europe and elsewhere, that rental car usage is geographically restricted. This is not directly related to the green card. The green card is issued by the insurance company ...
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Visa for Romania, Bosnia and Montenegro?

You need a visa for Romania, as Algeria is own the list for the list of states whose citizens (annex 1), holders of simple passports, are required a visa upon entry on the Romanian territory. You don’...
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Bus from Mostar to Podgorica

Don't think there are direct bus services from Mostar to Podgorica. There are buses from Mostar to Budva once daily (5.23 hrs) and then from Budva to Podgorica every 20 minutes (1.32 hrs). See this ...
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Traveling to Bosnia with a Croatian visa?

First, there are dozens of non-EU countries whose citizens can enter Bosnia without a visa. If you are a citizen of one of those countries, you can enter with or without your Croatian visa: LIST OF ...
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Getting from Sarajevo airport to city centre?

City buses 36, 37, 45 and 47 stop at the airport. Information on their routings is really poor though, but you need to travel in the direction of the left (from your POV when exiting the airport), and ...
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How widely accepted is the euro in Bosnia and Herzegovina?

The useful World Travel Guide (WTG) currency information for Bosnia and Herzegovina says that, yes, some Euro notes are widely accepted. In my experience, that means denominations greater than 20€ (i....
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Bus from Mostar to Podgorica

There are a couple buses a day operated by Jadran Ekspress Kotor from Mostar to Podgorica for sale on the Montenegrin bus ticketing site BusTicket4.me
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Sarajevo to Budapest

Wizz Air flies SJJ-BUD these days Monday and Friday. Car share is a popular optinon. https://www.motar.eu/ and https://www.blablacar.com/
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Can I travel by road, from Greece to Italy, with only my Greek identity card?

All countries accept Greek ID cards, so you'll be perfectly fine. Slovenia and Croatia are EU countries, and so have to accept it. Bosnia has accepted EU ID cards since September 2002, and ...
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How to get from Bucharest Romania to Sarajevo, Bosnia Herzegovina

It is possible to get from Bucharest to Sarajevo on train - likely requiring a rather roundabout route via Budapest, Hungary and Zagreb, Croatia or even Salzburg, Austria an thus easily taking as much ...
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