Med Europe Nutz and Bolts Travel Articles

 
Bosnia-Herzegovina Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Bosnia-Herzegovina Where is it: Bosnia and Herzegovina is located in south-eastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea and Croatia. Why do people go here: Although still the site of beautiful wilderness, recent fighting and “ethnic cleansing” by the Serbs has left much of Bosnia and Herzegovina decimated. Tourists are slowing returning, although it […]
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Croatia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Croatia Where is it: Croatia is located in southeastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Slovenia. Why do people go here: Although relatively undiscovered by non-European tourists, Europeans have flooded to Croatia’s pristine coastline to bake in the sun for decades. Although the region was the site of […]
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Cyprus Nutz and Bolts
The Basics Country: Cyprus Where is it: Cyprus is located in the Middle East, and is an island in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Turkey. Why do people go here: As with most islands in the Mediterranean, Cyprus’ big draw are its beaches. Coastal towns are popular holiday destinations, although the tense political situation has […]
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Greece Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Greece Where is it: Greece is located in southern Europe, bordering the Aegean Sea, Ionian Sea, and the Mediterranean Sea, between Albania and Turkey Why do people go here: For history, history and more history (with a little of island fun mixed in). The literary, artistic and philisophical nature of the West […]
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Italy Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Italy Where is it: Italy is in southern Europe, a peninsula extending into the central Mediterranean Sea, northeast of Tunisia. Why do people go here: Food, fashion, and fun. And history, but that doesn’t begin with an ‘f’. Known for its fabulous cruisine and the wine that goes with it, Italy is […]
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Macedonia Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Macedonia Where is it: Macedonia is located in southeastern Europe, north of Greece Why do people go here: Due to civil and ethnic unrest, continued pockets of resistance, and unexploded ordinances, many travelers choose to leave Macedonia off their list of places to visit. People who do visit, however, are charmed by […]
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Malta Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Malta Where is it: Malta is located in southern Europe and is one of the islands in the Mediterranean Sea, south of Sicily (Italy). Why do people go here: Although it can take a bit of dosh and effort to get there, Malta is a good European value. The capital, Valletta, is […]
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Monaco Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Monaco Where is it: Monaco is located in Western Europe, bordering the Mediterranean Sea on the southern coast of France, near the border with Italy Why do people go here: The playgound of the rich and famous that is (lucky for backpackers) so small that you can see everything you want to […]
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Serbia & Montenegro Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Serbia & Montenegro Where is it: Serbia & Montenegro is located in south-eastern Europe, bordering the Adriatic Sea, between Albania and Bosnia and Herzegovina Why do people go here: Serbia & Montenegro is still recovering from a very painful war in the early 1990s. Repercussions are still being felt as the once-buoyant […]
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Albania Travel Facts
The Basics Country: Albania Where is it: Albania borders the Adriatic Sea and Ionian Sea, between Greece, Macedonia (FYROM), Kosovo and Serbia and Montenegro. Why do people go here: This Muslim country is often left off traveler’s itineraries beacause of its proximity to Kosovo and its own human rights violations during the 1990s. While things […]
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