Sarajevo - Post Report Question and Answers

If you move here, you can leave behind your:

Perhaps your dancing shoes? There are very few hobbies that could not be pursued here if you bring your equipment. The ocean is only 4 hours away if you are into water sports, mountains are front and center, and you can drive to the EU easily for supplies. We get all four seasons. - Mar 2024

Preconceived ideas about this being living in Western Europe. This is the former Yugoslavia, NOT France or Germany. - Dec 2017

Expectations of community. - Sep 2017

Extra furniture. Houses are small and the General Services Office (GSO) will not take back furniture from your home. - May 2016

Respect for rules of the road. Aggressive driving and parking anywhere you wish are norms. - Aug 2014

Nothing but your need for a smoke-free restaurant (smoking is the national pastime). - Nov 2012

sense of fairness (Bosnia is a very "me-first" society) and your outrage over seeing locals drive like boneheads, park absolutely anywhere, and stop their cars in the middle of the street for no reason. - Aug 2011

ideas about non-smoking restaurants/bars. - May 2011

religious stereotypes and intolerance. This is a welcoming and vibrant city. - May 2010

taste for McDonald's and your outrage over the crazy parking. - Jun 2009

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