Serbia

The Perfect 1, 2 or 3 Days in Belgrade Itinerary

Zindan Gate @ Kalamegdan Fortress

The Serbian capital of Belgrade sees far fewer tourists than it should, with many would-be visitors opting to travel to neighbouring countries rather than exploring the gritty charms of the former capital of Yugoslavia. This means that there aren’t always a lot of people searching for a Belgrade itinerary to help them plan a trip. This is a real shame, however, because Belgrade is one of the most interesting, vibrant … Read More

How to Travel from Zagreb to Belgrade by Bus, Train & Car

Taking FlixBus from Zagreb to Belgrade

For travellers that have already explored the beautiful Croatian coastline and end up in the Croatian capital, one of the most popular routes when travelling in the Balkans is to head from Zagreb to Belgrade. Despite being two of the biggest cities in the region, travelling from Zagreb to Belgrade isn’t as straightforward as you might be used to if you have previously been travelling in Central Europe and staying … Read More

A Guide to Backpacking Belgrade

Belgrade's Parliament Building

I still get starry-eyed when I think of backpacking Belgrade. It’s a city that kept drawing me back on my travels and it seems to be the place where a lot of my stories originate. Let me tell you, it is an absolutely magical city; from the warmth and hospitality of the Serbian people to the awesome travellers — no trip to the Balkans would be complete without spending some … Read More

Is Belgrade Worth Visiting? How the City Stole My Heart

Sunset at Kalamegdan Fortress

Every so often on one trip or another, there is a place that keeps drawing you back time and again, somewhere that can feel like a semblance of a home during the transient lifestyle of long-term travel. During our Eastern European travels, we found this kind of solace in a place not conventionally synonymous with the term: Belgrade, Serbia. Belgrade is no hidden secret among Balkan backpacker crowd as it … Read More

Visit Novi Sad and Nis: Serbia’s Second Cities

Balkans itinerary

If you only have time to visit one city in Serbia, make sure it’s Belgrade – it’s one of the best cities in Europe! However, like is often the case, the largest city isn’t always representative of the whole country and the people that live there. It’s therefore worth considering to visit Novi Sad or to visit Nis (or more accurately Niš) – two of Serbia’s smaller cities. This will … Read More