Replica: The Old Bridge of Mostar, built in 1566, was destroyed in 1993. The New Old Bridge, as it is known, was ...

Aboard the peace train

The scars of war add poignancy to the beautiful Balkan region, writes Leisa Tyler.

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Beauty spots ... the bridge diving competition off the Stari Most in Mostar.

Aboard the peace train

Andrew West travels by rail through the Balkans and finds beauty and new life along with the scars of war.

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Partygoers at Love Parade street party. Tel Aviv

The world's top 10 party towns

Looking for a city where you can party the night (or day) away in cool clubs, bars and cafes? Here are 10 of the best.

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Beauties ... a church on Slovenia's only island on Lake Bled.

Once around the bloc

Steve McKenna explores the rejuvenated tourist gems of a region once tortured by conflict.

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