Episodes

International Women's Day - Bosnia and Herzegovina

March 8, 2021

In this episode Tamara and I talk about International Women’s Day or Dan Žen, but simply referred to as osmi mart (8th March). So find out a little history and culture from not only Bosnia and Herzegovina but also the former…

7 Questions and Answers about Bosnia and Herzegovina

Feb. 24, 2021

Tamara and David answer some of your questions: 1. Are there many houses made of wood in BiH? Seems that most houses are made of bricks. In Norway 90% of the houses are made of wood. 2. Is Herzegovina a separate geographical…

Some Fun Facts from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Feb. 8, 2021

Tamara and Me look at some Facts concerning Bosnia and Herzegovina. When researching somewhere to visit, I invariably land on links that say 5 fun facts about wherever, or 6 stunning places you must visit. So, on this episod…

Traditional Folklore Dancing in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Jan. 25, 2021

Hello and welcome to the living in Bosnia and Herzegovina podcast. A podcast that tells stories from this much misunderstood country. In today's episode, we'll be finding out more about folklore, and in particular, tradition…

Sounds of The Balkans - November 2020

Nov. 27, 2020

Sounds of The Balkans In this edition of the podcast, we play some eclectic Balkan music mixed with some Balkan gossip . The tracks we featured are: Balkan - https://www.facebook.com/omikimusic/ (Omiki ) I Daje - https://www…

Sounds of The Balkans - October 2020

Oct. 27, 2020

Sounds of The Balkans In this edition of the podcast, we focus on music from Bosnia and Herzegovina as well as Croatia and Serbia. Some old tracks and some really up to date ones too. The tracks we featured are: https://www.…

Rebuilding the Ferhadija Mosque in Banja Luka, Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 12, 2020

Today it's a bit of a look back episode, to an interview I did in 2016, when the Ferhadija Mosque in Banja Luka was re-opened after some 23 years. The Ferhadija Mosque in Banja Luka was originally commissioned by, Ferhat Pas…

Finding out about Spomenik in the former Yugoslavia

Dec. 11, 2019

In this edition of the Podcast, I’ll be focussing on Spomenik. Spomenik are large monuments from the former Yugoslavia, and you see them across the whole of the Western Balkans and in particular here in Bosnia and Herzegovin…

The Wooden Church of St Nicholas at Romanovci

July 9, 2019

On this edition of the podcast Tamara and I visit the wooden church at Romanovci. Over the years, I have developed an interest in wooden chapels and churches, and mosques with wooden minarets, that are to be seen across Bosn…

A Mexican Returns to Bosnia and Herzegovina

June 23, 2019

Hello and welcome to this edition of the Podcast. In this episode, I catch up with Jose Angelo Gallegos a YouTuber and Filmmaker from California. Last year I interviewed Jose, who had arrived in Banja Luka, having previously…

A Kiwi in the Balkans

May 9, 2019

Hello and welcome to this edition of the Podcast. In this episode, I catch up with Andy Dunn, a New Zealander who is visiting his parents in law in Banja Luka. We talk about his views and experiences in Bosnia and Herzegovin…

Jose Gallegos - Filmmaker

Aug. 25, 2018

In this episode I get to talk to Jose Gallegos from California, who is back in the Balkans making films. After a brief visit to Serbia, Jose gave up his job to travel and make films. To find out more about jose you can follo…

Alisa Teletović - Artist from Sarajevo

July 11, 2018

In this edition of the podcast I catch up with Alisa Teletović who is exhibiting her works in the Trogir City Museum. Alisa focusses on positivity and I just had to find out more from "An Artist Who Left and Came Back". Alis…

Finding Out About Nick Semwogerere

Feb. 12, 2018

This episode is a somewhat collaborative episode between The Balkan Adventures Podcast and Balkan Stories. My good friend and Vienna based blogger, Christoph Baumgarten caught up with Nick Semwogerere, a Londoner and Musicia…

Gorstak Pivo - Craft Beer in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Feb. 5, 2018

I like to seek out success stories from Bosnia and Herzegovina. Why? Because this beautiful country and it's everyday citizens deserve it. After all, just use your favourite browser and search Bosnia (or any combination the…

A Micronesian in Banja Luka

Jan. 25, 2018

In this episode I catch up with Sheila Savanović, who, I think, is the only Micronesian living in South East Europe. If I’m wrong here then please drop me a message or an email. Sheila's story is one of adventure, and in eve…

Dijana Tepšić - Entrepreneur

Jan. 11, 2018

In this episode, I talk to Dijana Tepšić, a Digital Entrepreneur in Banja Luka. Dijana is a former Broadcaster, Singer and Club DJ and is also, today, an advocate for a Healthy Lifestyle. We discuss launching a successful bu…

The Traditional Music of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dec. 30, 2017

In this edition of the podcast (and the final one for 2017), I play nearly an hour of Sevdah Music, a style thats allegedly the traditional music of Bosnia and Herzegovina. If you enjoy the podcast please subscribe/follow an…

Walking from Amsterdam to Sarajevo

Nov. 23, 2017

On the 24th of March 2017, Eva left Amsterdam to hike for a while. "Walking back to the Balkans". Why? Because she can, because she likes hiking. Because it's slow, because it's a perfect way to really see a country. To feel…

Dr Semir Osmanagić talks about the Bosnian Pyramids in Visoko 2017

Nov. 8, 2017

Dr Semir Osmanagić talks about the Bosnian Pyramids in Visoko 2017. On a recent trip to find out about the Pyramids at Visoko, we were pleasantly surprised to meet Semir Osmanagić, the man who discovered and introduced the p…

The Dubioza Kolektiv

July 23, 2017

Finding out about the Amazing Dubioza Kolektiv from Vedran Mujagić. I recently managed to do something that I've been trying to do for quite a considerable amount of time. Years ago I stumbled across a band here in Bosnia an…

The Funky Guerrilla Story

June 11, 2017

The Funky Guerrilla Story. The story (so far), told by co-founder Predrag Borojević, about an innovative startup from Gradiška in the north of Bosnia and Herzegovina. The idea, the obstacles. highlights and downslides, and t…

Christoph Baumgartner and Balkan Stories Dot Net

June 1, 2017

Christoph Baumgartner and Balkan Stories Dot Net. As a Blogger/Vlogger it can sometimes be a bit lonely, trying to come up with topics and ideas for future content, either as Blog Posts or Vlogs for my youtube channel. Over …

A Belgian Mountain Biking in Bosnia and Herzegovina

April 25, 2017

On this episode, I talk to Jelle, who is from Belgium and now lives in Konjic in Northern Herzegovina. I caught up with him to find out more about him and his mountain biking. So how did he end up living in Bosnia and Herzeg…