Bosnia-Herzegovina is a mountainous region in the Balkan Peninsular noted for its gorges, lakes, and mineral springs. It has 20 kms of coastline on to the Adriatic Sea. Bosnia forms the northern part and Herzegovia the southern.

The climate is markedly different in the two regions of the republic. The climate in Bosnia is generally cooler with average winter temperatures dropping to zero and summer temperatures rising to 22°C. In the south, the temperatures are milder in winter and warmer in summer with temperatures in July around 26°C.

Pre-travel Preparation Will Help Protect Your Health While You Are Away

Pre-travel preparation will help keep you safe and healthy while you are away. Please consult the Travel Doctor-TMVC before you travel overseas. We will provide specific recommendations tailored to your itinerary. Our doctors will assess and advise you on your risks, and recommend appropriate vaccination and medication to minimise your risk of becoming seriously unwell on your trip.

Safe Eating and Drinking Practices

One of the great pleasures of travel is sampling the local cuisine. However, contaminated food and beverages are a common cause of traveller’s diarrhoea and other gastrointestinal illnesses. Safe eating and drinking practices are essential in minimising your risk of contracting traveller’s diarrhoea.

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Cold Climates

If you are travelling to extremely cold destinations including mountainous regions and snow-flaked landscapes begin exercising to prepare your body six to eight weeks before departure. Cold temperatures are not something to be trifled with, ensuring you are dressed appropriately and know the warning signs for frostbite and hypothermia are critical.

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