Sarajevo - Post Report Question and Answers

What are the particular advantages of living in this city?

Very low cost of living, great food, incredibly warm people, laid back pace of life, low crime, amazing history, and of course, rakija. - Dec 2017

If you like skiing, this is the place to be. - Sep 2017

Low cost of living while enjoying European lifestyle. - Feb 2017

Saving Money!!!! The cost of living is dirt cheap here. As lots of people say, Croatia is the best thing about Sarajevo! The Croatian coast is amazing and a 4-5 hour drive. It's an awful drive on a two-lane, curvy road up and down mountains... but the coast is amazing! - May 2016

Low cost of living, gorgeous mountains, close proximity to great travel destinations, family-friendly culture. - Aug 2014

It's Europe on the cheap. A very inexpensive, beautiful city with intersting people. The Bosnian countryside is beautiful - great for outdoor activities and visiting cultural sites, even if the tourism industry is a bit under-developed. It is also only a short 4-5 hour drive from the Croatian coast. The road network in Bosnia is terrible, but once you get across the border, the European highway system makes travel by car a breeze. - Nov 2012

The rest of Europe is an easy plane ride or manageable drive. Bosnia has only about 40 kilometers of multi-lane highway, so getting out of the country in any direction takes about 4 hours. From there you can hit the European highway system. Close proximity to the Adriatic, Austria, Italy, Hungary, etc. - Aug 2011

Saving money, touring nearby countries. - May 2011

Beautiful, historical heart of the former Yugoslavia. Travel, except in winter, is very easy by plane to the rest of Europe. The beautiful Dalmatian Coast of Croatia is 4 to 5 hours away by car and the ride is gorgeous. Sarajevo is a vibrant, fun and safe city with wonderful cultural events, terrific skiing just 30-40 minutes away, and an amazing history that comes alive around every corner. It can be very enchanting here if you can put up with life in an economically challenged city pulling itself away from its wartorn past. - May 2010

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