Belgrade, Serbia

Belgrade, Serbia

Djokovic family values

Some discrepancies between Novak Djokovic and his father, Srdjan. This is what Novak wrote on his facebook page last night in Serbian (translated by me): I want to dedicate this victory, like all the others before, to my country and to each and every one of you in equal measure.

Bicyclists Are People Too

I just ran into this great short film by the always brilliant Milos Tomic, with English subs. I don’t really have any comment to add to this film, it’s perfect enough as it is. Enjoy. via I Bike Belgrade photo by BART

The “Inex Film” Expedition – Squatting inc.

This is one of the rare organized attempts at squatting in Belgrade, probably because the law is very unclear about this. Old abandoned building of Inex Film, a defunct company from the nineties is in a really bad condition and a group of young enthusiasts decided to clean it up

The House of Flowers – Kuca cveca

The resting place of Josip Broz Tito is still one of the most visited tourist sites in Belgrade.

The Friendship Park – Park prijateljstva

Go to the Friendship park and try to find as many trees planted by famous world leaders as possible.

Buvljak – The New Belgrade Flea Market

Go to Buvljak (New Belgrade flea market) and mingle with the locals searching for something that you just can’t live without.

The Roman Well, Kalemegdan – Rimski bunar

Visit Roman well (built partially by Austrians) and discover why Alfred Hitchcock was so thrilled when he visited this ancient Kalemegdan feature.

Slavija Square

Drive a Yugo around Slavija square in Belgrade and try not to crash. Honk a lot.

Roman bath remains

When you’re strolling by Student square or enjoying coffee at Plato cafe, pay attention to the circle-shaped stone walls behind the Njegos monument – those are remnants from the Roman ages, used as public baths. Many students using them as a sitting ground are probably not aware of the scenes

Bakeries, pastry and cake shops

Try to find a street without a bakery. After you fail, why not enjoy some of the pastry specialities in one of them. Burek, if you are more hungry, something lighter if you are less. Some bakeries sell the sweet stuff too – try to find zito sa slagom –


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