Mountains Travel

A getaway near Belgrade, Serbia

Here in Serbia, everyone value their summer vacation. Whether it be on the beach, in spas (banja), in mountains like Zlatibor and Kopaonik, or in the village with visiting the elders of the family, we make sure that we make use of the days off from work. But aside from the long vacations, sometimes we …

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Food Homecooked Meals

Coconut phyllo rolls (coconut baklava rolls)

As the rest of the Balkan countries, pastries (sweet and savory) made out of phyllo dough is an everyday food here in Serbia. The famous Serbian Gibanica or cheese pie, baklava, and pita or pie from all kinds of filling possible. For the savory, there is mushroom, feta cheese, white cheese, spinach, smoked meat, ground …

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Spas Travel

The quiet Niška Banja (The spa of Niš)

To start, this blog is already way overdue. I’m also a frequent visitor of the city of Niš which is the third largest city in Serbia. And whenever I am in the city, I never miss the chance to visit Niška Banja or the Spa of Niš which is only 10 kilometers away. Therapeutic spas …

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Others

Starting over again…

So I took a very loooooooooong break from blogging and writing (but not from traveling) and took some time planning and redirecting this blog to it’s main purpose. I first started this blog to be able to give people a glimpse of what Serbia is all about, to introduce this place to people who haven’t …

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Others

What not to miss in Vienna, Austria

Serbia, being in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, makes it easier to travel throughout Europe. With that being said, we are privileged to be have easy access to our neighboring countries. One of them is the beautiful city of Vienna, Austria. Here is my list of sights and experiences not to miss in Vienna. …

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Mountains Travel

Summer in Zlatibor

Sure our beloved country don’t have any sea to swim in but it sure is full of beautiful mountains that nature has to offer. There is Mt. Rtanj which is my most favorite of all, Kopaonik which is a well-known ski destination all over the world and of course Zlatibor which is probably every Serb’s …

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Travel

My Balkan Bucket List

While I love to travel around Serbia and embrace the beauty of this country, there is no denying that our neighboring countries are stunning as well. And though travelling in Europe and visiting the famous tourist spots is easier and already more affordable these days (thanks a lot to shared economy), there will always be …

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Food Homecooked Meals

Roasted Red Pepper dip (Ajvar)

Ajvar (pronounced as ay-var) can be considered as the “Serbian Vegetable Caviar” and is a must-try for all the foodies out there. It is made of roasted red bell peppers and sometimes combined with eggplants. Mostly prepared in the middle of autumn where you will see tons (literally… tons and tons) of red peppers and can …

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