June 3, 2013 , 4 Comments

From memorials like the one in Berlin to museums in Rwanda to simply a pock-marked building telling the tales of those who were silenced … images like these haunt my […]

Daily Wanderlust: Sarajevo’s Olympic Stairs

April 12, 2012 , 6 Comments

What was once a glorious staircase, lined with tea shops and vendors, today sits in ruins on a Sarajevo hillside. An entire lifetime of pain, sufferin ...

Daily Wanderlust: Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina

April 6, 2012 , 3 Comments

I spent about two weeks in Bosnia and Hercegovina and loved every moment. When I wasn’t hanging out in Sarajevo, or exploring the remnants of wa ...

Daily Wanderlust: Sarajevo by night

April 1, 2012 , 4 Comments

I spent about a week in Sarajevo, the City of Roses. During my time in the city, I fell in love with it. I chased Angelina Jolie for a story, [...]

  • Touring the Mostar region
    October 14, 2010 , 2 Comments

    “Hi D!” Katie typed into Facebook chat as I sat at Madja’s Friday night. “I’m coming to Mostar tomorrow!” Sweet! “Cool, I will be on the tour all day — [...]

  • A sniper’s point of view
    October 13, 2010 , 5 Comments

    Aldina, a girl who worked at Madja’s Guest House, picked me up from Mostar’s bus station as the sun was setting. “Over there,” she said, pointing out the car window [...]

  • Chasing Angelina
    October 11, 2010 , 4 Comments

    When I was purchasing my iTouch, the girl at the counter mentioned Angelina Jolie had been in town. She was meeting with people to film a movie about Bosnia. For [...]

  • Sarajevo … surrounded
    October 8, 2010 , 2 Comments

    My first evening in Sarajevo, I took AK’s walking tour. An enlightening five-hour walk through the city, learning about it’s history from Ottoman rule to today. There were times where [...]

  • The City of Roses
    October 7, 2010 , 2 Comments

    iPod. iPod. iPod.  Music. Music. Music. The four hour bus ride from Budva to Sarajevo left me sitting in my seat longing for music. The thought of listening to music [...]

  • The City of Stairs
    February 5, 2010 , 10 Comments

    I looked up at the stairs that seemed to rise to the sky. Panting. We had made it up the first few sets of stairs, me trying to balance the very unsteady bag I had on my back. I had specifically taken this piece of luggage for my trip beca ...

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