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All About Serbia

Discovering Belgrade & Beyond

Serbia is a country of over 7 million people, with nearly 1.5 million people living in the capital city, Belgrade. This country used to be the political heart of Yugoslavia; now, Serbia is best known for its hearty food, beautiful monasteries, and historical monuments.

Belgrade is the bustling capital, home to cafés oozing with cool, delicious international restaurants, bustling pedestrian streets, and of course, some of the best nightlife in the Balkans. It’s best known for its massive fortress at the head of the confluence of the Danube and Sava Rivers, Kalemegdan Park, and the lively Knez Mihailova Street in the heart of downtown.

The autonomous region of Vojvodina to the north includes Serbia’s best wine-producing region, Fruška Gora, and countless beautiful, historic monasteries. The city of Novi Sad is best-known for the annual EXIT music festival, but as it is the European Capital of Culture for 2021, we expect it’ll soon be known for its colorful houses and vibrant arts scene. Subotica is a delightful surprise 10 kilometers from the Hungarian border, filled with Art Nouveau architecture in a palette of beautiful colors. Meanwhile, offbeat Kragujevec and Niš further south offer a look into Serbia’s sobering history, with important WWII sites and monuments.


21 Spectacular Day Trips from Belgrade

Belgrade is a fantastic city to use as a home base to explore more of Serbia, and whenever we are in town we never run out of things to do here. We find that one of the biggest travel mistakes people make when coming to Serbia is not giving themselves enough time to...

101 Exciting & Unique Things to Do in Belgrade

One of our biggest Balkan itinerary tips is to never skip Serbia! And if you're planning to come to Serbia, then you have to give yourself some time to explore Belgrade, Serbia's hip capital. Whether you're looking for recommendations for just a day or two, or you...

17 Pieces of the Best Belgrade Street Art

Belgrade's street art is everywhere. You'll find it everywhere from the sides of new commercial buildings to Communist-era modernist buildings to architecture dating back to the Kingdom of Yugoslavia. Some artwork is political, some commemorate people who have passed,...

Vojvodina Travel Guide: 6 Places to Visit in Vojvodina

Vojvodina is a special place in Serbia, an autonomous province that has a distinct historical and linguistic past. Throughout the centuries of its existence, Vojvodina maintained a unique identity of its own, despite being part of empires and nations as diverse as...

15 Serbian Souvenirs You Can’t Leave Without

Serbia is a great budget-friendly destination, but it's also a fabulous place to shop. Whether you're the kind of traveler who fancies local wines, delicate candies, artisinal jewelry, cozy sweaters, handwoven rugs, or even local honey, there's a Serbian gift or...

13 Things to Know Before Driving in Serbia

Stephanie and I are big fans of Balkan road trips. We drive in Bulgaria often as we find it is the best way to see all the sights we want to see with the freedom of having our own vehicle to explore with. And when we planned our trip to Belgrade, we knew we wanted to...

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