Bosnian dishes are heavily influenced by Turkish cuisine. Specialties include bosanski lonac (Bosnian meat and vegetable stew) and the sweets lokum (Turkish honey) and halva (ground nuts in honey).
There are a number of national and international hotels, particularly in Sarajevo and the larger cities. Other accommodation options such as guesthouses are also available. In smaller towns, the offer and facilities have greatly improved in recent years, and hotels and other accommodation options can now be found in almost all parts of the country.
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Predominantly Muslim (40%), also members of the Serbian Orthodox (31%) and Roman Catholic (15%) religions.
Social Rules of Conduct
Bosnia and Herzegovina is characterized by its ethnic and religious diversity and visitors should respect the customs and habits of different groups, drinking in public is frowned upon. The inhabitants of Bosnia-Herzegovina are commonly referred to as Bosnians, who can be of Muslim, Catholic or Russian Orthodox origin in religious terms (there are also Bosnian Muslim, Bosnian Croat and Bosnian Serb terms in terms of ethnic background). As a sign of mutual recognition of these three religious groups, the government allows citizens two religious holidays per year. Bosnians are very hospitable, shaking hands when greeting. If you already know each other, you greet each other with 4 kisses alternately on the cheeks. Shoes are removed before entering the apartment. Smoking: The nationwide smoking ban applies in particular to authorities, public buildings and restaurants. There are smoking rooms. Tipping: A tip of 5-10% is expected in restaurants. In general, it is customary to give porters, taxi drivers and chambermaids a small tip. A tip of 5-10% is expected in restaurants. In general, it is customary to give porters, taxi drivers and chambermaids a small tip. A tip of 5-10% is expected in restaurants. In general, it is customary to give porters, taxi drivers and chambermaids a small tip.
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Continental climate with hot summers (July/August) and cold winters with snowfall (December to March) in the interior. Winters are milder and wetter on the coasts than inland.
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