SERBIA

Belgrade’s Modern City Gates | Serbia Travel Guide

The Genex Tower and Rudo: iconic tower blocks in the Serbian capital When I first heard about Belgrade’s Western and Eastern City Gates, I conjured images of ancient, crumbling gates that were more symbols of the city rather than anything more practical or...

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Where to break the journey between Belgrade and Budapest

Novi Sad, Subotica, Szeged and Kecskemet – four cities worth considering if you have time and want to see more of central Europe I admit that some of our Where to break the journey posts can involve a bit of endeavour when it comes to the transportation side of the...

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Where to break the journey on the Belgrade to Bar train

Interesting places to stop on the most scenic rail trip in the Balkans As its name would suggest, the Belgrade to Bar railway links the Serbian capital with Montenegro’s largest port city. Covering a distance of 476km, the train crosses three countries (*) and passes...

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The Air Force Command Building in Belgrade, Serbia

The 1999 NATO bombing of the Serbian capital is well documented. It’s hard to miss the bombed-out shell of the former Yugoslav Ministry of Defence building on Nemanjina Street in the heart of the city and if you head around the back of St. Mark’s Church in Tasmajdan...

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Back in the U.S.S.R. …

An admiration for unapologetic monuments and architecture of the Soviet and communist-era. If I could go back in time with the express purpose of just purely travelling, I would choose two periods. The first would be the early to mid-seventies. Flares and dodgy...

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Serbia Road Trip: Our Experience of Renting a Car in Serbia

Tracking down Spomeniks, following the course of the Danube and battling with the elements in one of the Balkans' least visited countries Raska District, en route between Sopoćani and Zlatibor When we hired a car earlier this year and drove around Serbia, we packed a...

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Twelve More Forts and Castles from Around the World

A photo essay featuring twelve more forts, castles and palaces that we have explored on our travels As a continuation of our first Forts and Castles post, here are some more fortresses that we have discovered on our travels.   Gjirokastra Castle, Albania Gjirokastra...

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Longterm Travel: Seven Years on the Road

Today marks the date when, seven years ago, we left the UK and began our nomadic lifestyle. Introduction by Kirsty and stories by Mark Nomad: a member of a people or tribe that has no permanent abode but moves about from place to place … Seven years. It’s a long time...

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How to spend a few days in Belgrade, Serbia

What to see and do on a short break to Belgrade, Serbia Belgrade was an unexpected pleasure. We visited the city in June 2014 and we knew there was enough to occupy us for a full day of sightseeing but we weren't expecting the city to be as pleasant as it was....

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