Bosnia and Herzegovina

  • Bosnia and Herzegovina is nicknamed the “Heart Shaped Land” due to the country’s slight heart shape. Majority of the landscape in Bosnia and Herzegovina is mountainous and comprises of areas of karst. Tuzla city in Bosnia derives its name from the word “tuz”, the Turkish work for salt. Tuzla’s salt comes from its salt water springs. Sarajevo, the largest city in Bosnia and Herzegovina, hosted the 1984 Winter Olympic Games.
  • Medjugorjeis located in the mountains near Mostar. The small town is incredibly popular with Catholic pilgrims – millions of pilgrims have visited the site since 1981, when reports seeing of people having visions of the Virgin Mary on a nearby hillside.