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Five Things to do in Belgrade this May

May your May be great in Belgrade! Soon you’ll be enchanted with linden scent. Even if it rains there is plenty to see, taste, experience and enjoy. Check out our five best things to do in Belgrade in May 2019. Eat Like Tito Why in May? Tito’s official birthday was on 25 May. He died on […]

Five Things to do in Belgrade this April

Visit Belgrade Botanical Garden and its legendary neighbors Morning walk among the plants? Or at sunset, when these green babies act totally different? From 1 April Belgrade Botanical Garden is open from 9am till 7pm. Pick your time. Once you’re in the neighborhood you’d probably want to taste one of best bureks in Belgrade. That […]

Five great things to do in Belgrade this March

Take a walk to breathe in spring Belgrade Spring awakening in Belgrade! It’s best felt in Košutnjak and Topčider parks or at Ada Lake. For ideas on what locals do outdoor in Belgrad read up. Don’t miss one of Belgrade farmer’s markets. The fresh spring produce is topping the stalls. Our favorite is Kalenić. See […]

How to drink Serbian rakija

Rakija is what we drink when we toast to closest friends and family. We asked Ilija Malović, author and editor of the blog Rakija, uglavnom, to share his rakija passion and wisdom with us. Read up. Belgrade community passionate about rakija  We are two friends from university. Our blog Rakija, uglavnom (Rakija, mostly) was born out […]

Serbian wines to dine for

Serbian wine tasting momentum Serbian wines are gaining momentum. Slowly but steadily. If you’re drinking wine in Belgrade this Valentine’s Day, make it Serbian. In orthodox tradition, 14 February is celebrated as Saint Tryphon’s Day. None less than the patron saint of winegrowers. A double reason to wine up! Plus, there is a long weekend ahead. […]

Belgrade art and culture hidden gems to visit this winter

In the year of the unprecedented spotlight on female artists around the globe, Belgrade is warming up for the retrospective of Marina Abramović in September 2019. While it’s still freezing outside, visit the four exhibitions that honor women in one or another way. The venues themselves are worthy a visit. They tell stories of private […]

Things to do in Belgrade for Orthodox New Year Weekend

Things to do in Belgrade before Putin steals the show? Don’t worry, we are not talking Russian occupation, just an official visit by Vladimir Vladimirovič on 17 January. Orthodox New Year’s Eve is on 13 January. And there are interesting and unique things to do in Belgrade this weekend! Photo Exhibition: 100 most beautiful images […]

Belgrade Map

Belgrade map that shows you what to visit and when? Here it is. Made by us, Belgrade locals. With a bit of well-intended bias. A mix of historical landmarks, latest go-to places, insights into great minds and local way of life. To hit the right places at right times, look at this Belgrade map and […]

Belgrade Things To Do in December

Things to do in Belgrade in December? We’ve crafted a very special list for you. Looking at the list of things to do in Belgrade, one may easily conclude December is the best time to visit! If you travel to Belgrade this December, make sure you ripe unique things that happen only at this time […]

8 Things To Do In Belgrade This November

Things to do in Belgrade? November offers plenty! From the amazing colors of autumn foliage to the variety of tastes at farmers market to very relevant cultural content. Our selection of things to do in Belgrade directs you to places and experiences to  enrich your stay. See Belgrade architecture that triggered a hype MoMA New […]

Belgrade hotspot for modern Balkan dining – Insider Recommendations on Ambar

Ambar is the top-of-mind place when we think of where to eat in Belgrade with guests from abroad.  We’ve been there with parties big and small, people we’re close to and business contacts we want to impress. A contemplative solo afternoon drink, with sun slowly setting over the river, or being with a cheerful party […]

Fashion and Things to Do in Belgrade – Photographer’s Cut

Do you get that feeling that photographers see what the rest of us don’t? Well, we do. That’s why we asked Mina Šarenac, a young yet established fashion photographer, for her personal recommendations on Belgrade. We talked with Mina about Belgrade style, fashion and design, and places to go. Read up what and where  and […]

5 unique tastes of Serbia

Five unique tastes of Serbia not to miss out? Check out or list. Even better, join our Farmers Market Tour for tasting! Directly from the stalls of the farmers and traditional mini producers whom we know by name. Ajvar, delicious Serbian pepper spread Ajvar is a roasted red pepper spread. It is the author’s absolute […]

Wine tasting dialogue explores Serbian wines

Marko, Li and I are sitting at the outside table of my favorite wine bar in Belgrade. It’s a quiet Tuesday afternoon in early September. We are about to talk and taste some Serbian wines! Marko and Li are WSET qualified. They are those people who deeply understand grape growing and wine making. The ones who […]

Eastern Serbia countryside getaway with taste and mission

On a Tuesday morning in late August, the four of us took a trip to the village of Vrmdža, in Eastern Serbia. My dear friend Dragana has been living and working in Vrmdža for three years now. My visit was due two years at least. Now I had an additional  reason to visit. My friend […]

Belgrade Fortress: 5 spots for the most curious

Belgrade Fortress is a cultural adventure in its own right. Walking the Fortress means you’re tracing 2000 years of history. What is there to see besides the Fortress’ main attractions? Visit these 5 gems less known to travelers and even to the locals! Unique interiors of orthodox churches at Belgrade Fortress Inside the ivy-clad church […]

5 Belgrade Museums explained: what, where, when

Belgrade museums deserve their fair share of attention. Where to start or how to choose among the Belgrade museums? If you are a classical type, visit the recently renovated National Museum and Museum of Contemporary Art. These Belgrade museums offer polished interiors and facades, abundant collections and vast exhibition rooms in classical traditions of representative state […]

4 Belgrade bars and restaurants loved by locals

Belgrade bars and restaurants are becoming a hot topic on travel forums. The Serbian capital is growing its reputation as the place to be and the place to eat and drink. If you would rather sit at a place recommended by locals than by Trip Advisor, read this list of Belgrade bars and restaurants. Even […]

Al fresco dining at 4 special places in Belgrade

Best al fresco dining restaurants in Belgrade? We imagined we were in your shoes and had only one or two opportunities to dine al fresco in Belgrade during our short stay. Besides al fresco dining, we considered the entire esthetics and the unique and true Belgrade spirit of the place. Belgrade offers al fresco dining […]

Things to do in Belgrade in hot weather

What to do in Belgrade in hot weather? Don’t despair! Belgrade offers plenty of things to do during a heatwave. The two rivers and the terrain that goes up to several hundred meters . The green areas and underground havens. These are the top things to do in hot summer in Belgrade. Run to the […]

Belgrade street food Top 3 – meat, pastry, pizza

Belgrade street food  is more than food. Street food places are socializing spots. That is something unique to Belgrade. Ever since we were teenagers, the nightlife debutants, best of nights out ended by eating pljeskavica or fried cheese at Loki’s in Dorćol or steamy burek straight from the oven at a bakery. So, what is […]

Serbian cooking course and food tours in Belgrade

 Serbian cooking course Serbian cooking course is one of the best ways to understand Belgrade and Serbia, eat well and have an experience to remember. For more than five years, Vladimir is teaching travelers and expats in Belgrade how to prepare the most loved Serbian dishes. The star dishes of Serbian cooking course are prebranac (beans in […]

Social dining and eating out in Belgrade with foodie musician

Social Dining International in Belgrade Vladimir, the charming host of Serbian home cooking classes, has built great relationships with his guests and that is how the idea popped up! Every month, Vladimir and one of his international friends who live in Belgrade host cooking class of a different national cuisine. The purpose is to make […]

Paddleboarding and boat tours on Belgrade rivers

Paddleboarding on Sava river is a fantastic way to experience Belgrade summer charm! Second only to our Belgrade boat tour. Paddleboarding is one of the fastest growing sport activities around the world. Anyone can do it! While on board, some prefer meditative activities and taking it easy, while others prefer racing and challenges. The choice is […]

Streets to stay at and walk for special Belgrade feel

Every travel media will tell you to walk Belgrade Fortress, then the pedestrian Knez Mihailova street with its 19th and 20th century palaces and high street fashion, to have a dinner in Skadarlija with its taverns with live music and bohemian pedigree and to stroll along the river banks. And you wonder where to head […]

Best place in Belgrade: Kosančićev Venac – oldest neighbourhood, best design

Our favorite place for shopping local designers in Belgrade is located in the prettiest part of the city. The quarter is called Kosančićev Venac. And our favorite Belgrade local designer store is called Remake, run by two artists: Jovana Božović & Antea Arizanović Mutaović. Here you can shop for charming tableware, shirts and t shirts. The printed value statements resonate with us and most […]

Wines to have with Belgrade food

Wines to taste in Belgrade during  spring and summer You will probably want to have white wines that have not aged. Acids in these wines are still light so the wine slips easily. Another reason for drinking young whites or roses,  is they are served at 8 to 12 C, so they cool you down. […]

Chef Talk: Where to eat in Belgrade?

Where to eat in Belgrade? The question asked by everyone who comes to Serbian capital. And one dear to my heart. I love hotels. I have never had a less than great experience with a hotel, especially with the hotel people. They love what they are doing and you get that vibe. They really care about […]

Wine tasting unique to Belgrade

Belgrade Wine Tasting immersed in family history Interested in best wine tasting in Belgrade? This story begins in 1927, when Vladimir’s grand grandfather planted his vineyard near Kruševac, in Central Serbia. Six years later, he was producing 200,000 liters of wine and built the state of the art winery, with all the latest technology of […]

Skin care secrets of Belgrade beauties – Top 5 How and Where

Want your skin to glow after you visit Belgrade? Need some pampering and relaxation? Looking for a beauty regime for your skin while in Belgrade? Belgrade ladies are world-famous for their beauty. The genes are probably the key, but there is something these ladies do so they keep looking good and typically younger than their […]

Where to eat in Belgrade? These are top 3 restaurant bars in Belgrade

If you like eating at the restaurant’s bar as much as we do, our Belgrade favorites list tells you where. It doesn’t always have to be fine dining and table for two to be really good. My inner rock and roll babe sometimes simply refuses to be wined and dined. And goes for great meat or […]

Top 5 wine places in Belgrade

Love wine and want to enjoy it in Belgrade? Interested in wine bars in Belgrade? Looking for a cozy place in Belgrade to wine your cherrie? We prepared the list so you go straight to the best. Nonchalant wine bar in Belgrade Center We love Grape in Dositejeva Street for its interior Mediterranean-like stairs you can […]

Do Not Miss while in Belgrade: International Film Festival 2018

Belgrade International Film Festival FEST 23 February – 4 March 2018 There is something special about sitting in the dark with some 3600 people, watching a movie. That happens on a FEST night in the theatre of Sava Center in New Belgrade. The festival is now in its 46th edition. It has something of the […]

Top 7 places to have espresso in Belgrade

Morning cappuccino and espresso later on in the day. Belgrade took the Italian way of brewing and serving coffee to another level. What Italians do al banco , that is standing by the bar, Belgrade does all day long while sitting comfortably. Single origin espresso became a favorite of Belgrade tastemakers so expect some seriously […]

How Belgrade Fortress wowed NYC couple

So why were all those big shots conquering Belgrade Fortress? What is it they were after? A smart looking 30-and-something brunette from NYC is frowning at the map on her iPhone suggested by New York Times. We have just entered Kalemegdan. Natasha and her fiancé Stephen flew in from Zurich last evening and the first […]

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Top 5 things to do in Belgrade when it rains

How to have a great experience on a rainy day in Belgrade, without hiding under umbrella? Our top five picks can help. From adrenalin surge to pampering relaxation, these are the five experiences our guests loved last year. Escape.   1 hour Escape without going anywhere. The escape room games are located in the city […]

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From matinees to reruns to hangover food: New Year’s Eve in Belgrade

Do not fret about the New Year’s Eve in Belgrade. You will not miss the party: it starts in the morning and even has a rerun in the evening of 1 January! There is even one on 13 January. Two New Year’s Eves! In Belgrade New Year is celebrated two times: on 31 December and […]

Warmth of Christmas. Belgrade and Away

Not all Christmases are the same. Or, in essence, they are? Five wonderful ladies, once Belgraders, who now live across the world,  talk beyond the emblematic White Christmas. And introduce you to Christmas in Serbia: what to expect and what not to miss. Your memories of Christmas in Serbia Jasmina, Liverpool, UK: The traditional Christmas Eve dinner on 6 January […]

Where to shop gifts in Belgrade

Want to shop gifts in Belgrade for your loved ones? Make good choices with ease then! Shopping gifts in Belgrade is a great experience, if you have ideas what to get and where. Let this guide help you. We carefully selected the gift ideas that show Belgrade’s creativity, design and style. Plus, we had dear people in […]

Top 5 local fashion picks Belgrade FW 17 – 18

Handpick original local design and craftsmanship of Belgrade. Let us suggest unique bags, shoes, outerwear and party wear. Imagined and made by Belgrade creatives. For woman of the world. Check them out and discover more of local creativity on Made in Belgrade tour. M-ishka train case Red velvet? Grey velvet? Pastel velvet? Dust rose? Cannot make up […]

Shoes you can get only in Belgrade

Magdalena K high heeled sandals, Lilu black leather knee high flat boots, ABO gold 2 in 1 loafers, Rish ancle high lace ups … all these beauties can be tried on and purchased in the shops and showrooms along our tour Made in Belgrade.

Fashion Shopping Belgrade: 5 summer picks by local designers

Fashion shopping in Belgrade this summer? Interested in original local fashion? Looking for season’s musts at sales? Read on. Belgrade can be great for fashion shopping, if you know where to look. If you dream of showing up back home tanned, refreshed and wearing unique fashion piece no-one else has – scroll down. Our Belgrade […]

Why you should visit Belgrade

Just in a few days, I am going to visit Belgrade, my home city that I left exactly ten years ago. I feel excited, although one may think there is not so much new to discover because I know all about it. However, for me, there is plenty of stuff to appreciate in Belgrade, especially […]

The Swimming Season by the Pools in Belgrade

In addition to number of attractive public beaches (Ada Ciganlija, Ada Medjica, Lido) and hidden river spots we do not reveal this easy, there is a number of swimming pools to make hot summer in the city better.

My Typology of Cities

I have this layer in my soul that connects with cities as if they are humans. Their layout comes across to me as a net of brain cells spread in different patterns. Cities with cosy, old style centres and messy narrow streets are to me like good natured approachable people that you want to hug after exchanging […]

Biombo with the Siege of Belgrade

How could Japan, Mexico, Spain, Belgrade and Turkey be connected through an art piece in 1700ies? I was amazed to come across something like this. The piece is a folding screen (biombo) with the Siege of Belgrade. It was made for a new palace of Spanish Habsburg Viceroy in Mexico, completed in 1701. The Japanese […]