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Syrians of Metelkova: Street Art & Refugees in a Slovenian Commune

Drinking beer with the victims of ISIS at an autonomous commune in Ljubljana.

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Myth & Memory in the Balkans: The ‘Spomeniks’ of Former Yugoslavia

37 monuments in 30 days, and what I learned along the way.

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After the Siege: What I Learned in 18 Hours of Sarajevo War Tourism

Meeting the survivors of the longest siege in modern military history.

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A Day Trip to Daksa: Visiting Croatia’s ‘Island of Ghosts’

The abandoned island that Dubrovnik wants to forget.

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Skopje’s ‘Colourful Revolution’: Fighting Tyranny with Street Art

A glimpse at the ridiculously photogenic revolution happening in Macedonia right this minute.

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A Field of Blackbirds: Dark Tourism in Kosovo’s Former Conflict Zones

Visiting battlefields, monuments & political flashpoints, 15 years after the end of the Kosovo War.

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From Serbia With Love: Belgrade’s Abandoned Sugar Factory

Rust, grime and a few surprises inside a 19th century Serbian sugar mill.

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The Ilinden Spomenik: Macedonia’s Space-Age Monument to Freedom

Exploring the history & symbology of the Ilinden Spomenik in Krusevo, Macedonia.

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Meanwhile, in Pristina: The Kosovo Elections

An inside look at the 2013 Kosovo Elections - and why you should choose Pristina as your next holida

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The Bohemian Blog

The Bohemian Blog is an alternative travel journal, dedicated to exploring the bizarre, the macabre and other secret wonders of the world.

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Darmon Richter

Darmon Richter is a freelance writer and photographer; an experienced urban explorer and self-confessed dark tourist.

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