To understand a nation of people, you have to understand the history that shaped them.
The USA’s newest World Heritage site dedicated in 2015, the San Antonio Missions are a great history lesson in Spanish colonialism and tell the story of the beginning of South Texas culture. So this was the perfect way to start my exploration of San Antonio and Texas!
Ljubljana, Slovenia is an undiscovered gem in Europe. Few tourists, lots of beautiful architecture, and a town full of ambiance. Stroll the parks, listen to music in the squares and enjoy the food & drink enriched by its location as a crossroads between several cultures.
Take a trip to the Balkans through the movies. The focus of many of the films about the Balkans is the wars that broke-up the Yugoslavian countries of Slovenia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Croatia, Montenegro, Macedonia, & Kosovo. These films about the effects of war offer many perspectives and stories of what was occurring in
Sarajevo is a city of hope. Walking through the city, you can see the traditional cultural & religious diversity of four religions that have co-existed here for centuries. Sarajevo was never split into ethnic ghettos and Muslims, Catholics, Orthodox Christians, and Jews lived side-by-side earning it the nickname, the “Jerusalem of Europe”.