Mornings in Belgrade: 7 things you can expect

Mornings in Belgrade: 7 things you can expect

1. People rushing to work and crowded buses, trams and trolleybuses. Skip public transportation if you can. Walk. The mystery no one can solve in Belgrade is: Where do all the all 75+ people go early in the morning? Why don't they sleep? Do they have some seriously important business they have to finish from 7 to 9 AM, during the worst traffic hour in Belgrade, that can't be finished when there's no crowd in public transportation? Probably we'll never know the answer to this puzzle.   2. Freshly baked pastry aroma coming out of the bakeries. Burek, fresh and soft rolls, pretzels, croissants, many different sorts of bread, because here we like eating a lot of bread and any kinds of dough. While in Belgrade you surely won't miss your breakfast. So Belgrade will make you even healthier, right? :) We recommend you try a simple breakfast: pretzel with a cup of yogurt! The combination of softness and sweetness of a pretzel spattered...
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Things you need to do when visiting Serbia

Things you need to do when visiting Serbia

Things you need to do when visiting Serbia A few days ago I had the opportunity to talk with one Spanish lady who is apparently a big fan of Belgrade and generally our culture. After few routinely generated questions like where have you been, which place you visited and rest, I noticed that most of her answers are focused on things, not on places. Finishing my 3rd glass of wine I start wondering what will be the things which make the best impressions on foreigners. Let's face it, our cities are beautiful but you cannot really compare them with the biggest European capitals. So, it can't be the landscape which drives them spending their yearly vacations in our place. It is something else. She mentioned that only reason for visiting Belgrade was because her friend invited her, otherwise she will never come. From here I realize the main thing - they come because of PEOPLE. I know that folks in homeland have different...
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3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Nikola Tesla Museum

3 Reasons Why You Should Visit Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla was born in 1856 in a small village named Smiljan. Since his childhood, he expressed great interest in science and, despite some opposition by his parents, he enrolled studies in Graz, where he studied all day long (except only 4 hours he used to spend sleeping). He traveled through Europe, he also studied in Prague, he worked in Maribor, Budapest, Paris, and Strasbourg, and in 1884 he went overseas, to the United States, where he, with short breaks, remained his entire life and accomplished things so revolutionary and futuristic that, even today, we can't understand the complete range of his greatness. Writing about his inventions here would be totally inappropriate, not just because we would need like a year for that, but also because there is this beautiful and a humoristic comic story about Tesla which made a lot of people explore Tesla's work and life: http://theoatmeal.com/comics/tesla. We'll just stick to that that Tesla is probably the greatest...
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Serbian Food: Top 10 Restaurants

Serbian Food: Top 10 Restaurants

Serbian Food: Top 10 Restaurants Pljeskavica, sarma, kiseli kupus & podvarak... You've heard all about it and now you want to try it.  Honestly, Serbian food can be very similar wherever you go, but if you want to be sure you'll get the right quality and reasonable prices, follow our Serbian food restaurants list! The list contains restaurants that are pure tradition and haven't changed in last 20 years, but there are also ones that always try to do Serbian food with a twist and something new. Orašac Orašac is located just opposite to Monument of Vuk. The restaurant is very spacious, with the traditional Serbian look, Serbian historic heroes observing the guests from the pictures, and domestic music quietly coming from the speakers. Interior of Orašac is decorated with authentic Serbian possessions, such as rugs from Pirot or true kafana tables. Read more about it in our post about Orašac. Address: Kralja Aleksandra 122 (Vračar) Manufaktura This place is all about details. From really special and delicious...
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Ultimate Belgrade Summer Guide

Ultimate Belgrade Summer Guide

Summer in Belgrade is hot. Temperatures are high, usually above 35°C, and city concrete almost starts to melt down under the Sun. The reason why you shouldn't worry about it is that Belgrade is built on the confluence of two large rivers, Sava and Danube, that help us cool down and that send us refreshing breeze. Your to-do list when traveling to Belgrade in the summertime can be almost limitless. Sometimes we feel like the only summer of double length can be enough to drink every coffee, every glass of wine, to soak every sun ray, visit every party. This is why you need to be precise about what you want out of summer in Belgrade. This is our little Summertime Belgrade guide! Belgrade Makes You Feel Like You're at the Seaside Did you know that Belgrade has its own seaside? :) It actually is how we call Ada Ciganlija - "More Beograda" or Belgrade sea. Ada is a river island on Sava that is incredibly well arranged so that you...
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Is it safe to travel to Serbia?

Is it safe to travel to Serbia?

Is it safe to travel to Serbia? We feel that most of the people who visit Serbia build a very positive opinion of our country. They like many different things, from architecture and monuments to people and food. However, the number of foreign visitors of Serbia, although increasing significantly every year, is still not on a level which people who have a nice opinion of Serbia would expect. Why is that so? We believe one of the main reasons could be - safety. Writing these lines, we are referring to all of our non-Serbian readers, and we would really appreciate to be corrected if we are wrong, but - to us it looks like the most of the world is still of the opinion that here either the war is still ongoing or that it has just ended and there are suspicious people who could rob, kidnap or otherwise harm somebody who comes from abroad, especially from the west. All we can say...
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Crazy Serbian festivals !!!

Crazy Serbian festivals !!!

Festivals in Serbia you must visit!!!! Helloooooo festivals lovers. 2017 just started and you are wondering how to utilize your 20 plus non-working days. Forget about Bali, forget about boring Maldives, Europe is such a mainstream. Welcome to Serbia!!! If you are a decent party animal, lost all your savings for a NYE trip and you want to experience something new this is a perfect article for you. In next paragraphs we will discover and explain TOP festivals you need to visit this year in Serbia: EXIT 6th -9th of July– Officially declared as the best European festival for 2016 before Secret Garden and Tomorrowland. Hosted by the Petrovaradin fortress of Novi Sad this amazing event brings more than 200 000 people all around the world (what is an almost whole population of the city). Beer is cheap, ladies are great, the experience is unforgettable. The venue is split into 20+ stages where music lovers can find what is suiting best for them...
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Experiencing a Serbian Slava

Experiencing a Serbian Slava

  Srećna slava domaćine!!!!! Every Serbian family has a saint who is patron and protector of the house. That saint is celebrated once a year, and during that three days, every family in Serbia has a biggest people and food management challenge. Slava is an event during which you see long distance cousins, greet your friends and make Serbian hospitality looks like 5-star hotel service in your home. Most of the Slava-s are usually in the winter and during that time most of the people get an extra kg (or 5). (also the time when police get their 13th salary. So prepare money for cab or limit number of your wife's drinks). Tradition says that you there is no inviting for Slava, you should just show up, and it is up to host where you're gonna sit. To survive Serbian Slava follow these tips: Don't eat anything whole day, you need to prepare for the following feast. Always bring wine, and the same wine comes to you when you celebrate...
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