Where to stay: Accommodation is wide-ranging but my advice is book in advance if you want somewhere nice as so many conferences block book the high end hotels in Bosnia throughout the year. Four star hotels are priced from €40 for a room for a night. Five star boutique hotels are also available, some with Spas that give many Irish hotel Spas a run for their money. For the cash-conscious holidaymaker there are lots of motels also that are priced at around €10 or €20.
Eating out:The food is one of the great reasons to visit
Nightlife: Most will be surprised to find a cosmopolitan nightlife in
Points of Interest:
Getting around: An ideal introduction to
Did you know? According to an estimation of the WTO Bosnia will have the third highest tourism growth rate in the world between 1995 and 2020.
Because of its eastern block reputation
Where to visit outside the capital: For a summer holiday in
Eating out: Hungarians take food seriously and like their big portions. Much of their food has the comfort factor with hearty paprika pork dishes, goose liver, and strudel (with whatever filling you like from apple to cottage cheese). The presentation of the food is as important as its taste, which makes every meal a spectacle. Near the lake you can dine on excellent fish like pike perch and sea bream which are often eaten pickled with onion. For a filling starter have goulash. The prices are impressive with most main courses less than €10. The csarda is the most distinctive type of Hungarian venue – an old style tavern offering traditional cuisine. The borozo is a cosy wine venue.
Where to stay: Prices vary dramatically from the capital to the outlying areas. In
Tips: To save some money touring around