All roads lead me to you

I have responded to all of my (important) emails, doctors appointments have been scheduled, syllabi printed, meetings set up, and my new apartment has been moved into. Giving myself time to think about Bosnia hasn’t been a priority, though I know it should be. When I think about it though, ...

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What I miss most about home

There are many things that I miss about home. I miss my friends and family, especially my nephews who are growing like crazy. I miss the easiness of hiking in Denver because I can just drive right to the mountains. I miss driving every day. I miss fast food, especially ...

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Some of my favorite places in Bosnia

Hiking trail near Lukomir village. The hike took us down to a waterfall where we had a picnic. The hike was easy but steep at many points. Kravica Falls in Herzegovina. The falls had so many caves and rocks to jump off of. It was like a natural playground. Beware ...

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Accession of Bosnia into the EU

The Bosnian economy has seen better days. Before the war, Sarajevo was the gem city of Yugoslavia, with a booming economy, updated technology, and revolutionary transportation. The war pulled all of these to a halt, and the time since has proved that Bosnia doesn’t have a functional enough government to ...

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Beautiful Bosnia

When I first came to Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew about Bosnia was that there was a terrible civil war and genocide, and that the country has still not recovered. No one told me about the lush green mountains, the ...

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Srebrenica

Initially, I was not thrilled about going back to Srebrenica because of the mental and physical exhaustion I felt the last time I was there. Srebrenica is the location of the only genocide on European soil since WWII, and the wake up call the world needed to end the war ...

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Never Forget Srebrenica

When I first heard about Marš Mira, I was sitting in the library talking to Ann about Global Practice Bosnia. At the time, it sounded like an interesting adventure that I definitely wanted to partake in. My first trip to Srebrenica two years ago left me in awe, and I ...

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First Impressions (For the Second Time)

I’m finally back in the country that hasn’t left my mind for 2 years. There are so many things that I remember from my two weeks in Bosnia, like the mountains, the amazing coffee, and the way I feel when I’m here. Coming back has felt like coming home. I ...

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