Serbia Travel Guides for Backpackers

Novi Sad: Things to do and places to visit

  Ever since I visited Novi Sad for the first time back in 2007, I knew this would be the city I would like to live in the future. That is why I decided to come here for my studies in 2011, and I stayed here since then. Novi Sad […]
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The Best Way to Round Off Your Plovdiv Bulgaria Experience

The southeast European country of Bulgaria is not one of the most well-known travel destinations, but if you decide to include it in your travel itinerary this year you’ll not be disappointed. It’s bordered by Romania, Serbia, North Macedonia, Greece and Turkey and has the Black Sea to the east. […]
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Serbia and Belgrade: A guide for backpackers

Serbia is a hidden jewel in Europe, a country not so well explored and overcrowded by tourists. It is situated in Balkan peninsula in the southeast of Europe. Its turbulent history, beautiful nature, delicious local food, and hospitable people are the reason why this country gets more and more attention […]
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Sharr Mountain – The place for those who live for winter sports

This winter we are going to Serbia. This country has amazing nature and a lot of beautiful places to visit. Many people come to Serbia to see her beauty and go home with many memories and stories about their Serbian adventures. Many of them are from the mountains, especially in winter, because winter […]
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Discovering The Hidden Secrets of Belgrade

In recent years, Belgrade has become one of Eastern Europe’s better-kept secrets. Located at a key fork of the Danube and Sava Rivers, it has a remarkable history, while proudly wearing the scars of a turbulent past. It’s a city that has been destroyed and rebuilt countless times over several […]
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7 priceless experiences to enjoy Belgrade like a local

Serbia’s capital city is a modern European city buzzing with budget-friendly activities. Even better: some of the best experience you can get in Belgrade are free or almost and truly unique. Follow the example of the inhabitants and enjoy the city like a local! Sunset on Kalemegdan A winter sunset […]
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Top 10 places to visit in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo is the capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. It is also the largest city of Federation which has a very long history of cultures and also rich religious history. Because of that Sarajevo is also sometimes known as the „Jerusalem of Europe“ or „Jerusalem of the Balkans“.  Another interesting thing […]
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Prizren- The Kosovar gem that you must see

Last year, I had the privilege of visiting this beautiful city with a good friend of mine while making a mini trip through Kosovo and Macedonia. Many people overlook Kosovo as a travel destination because of its turbulent history from the late 1990s. It has only been a country for […]
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Lake Palic: Wonderful place for your holiday in Serbia

If you are thinking about your summer holiday, but seaside is not an option, come to Serbia, and spend it resting by the Lake Palic. I know that I may sound crazy, but I’m really not a fan of hot summer, sunbathe etc. I like to spend it in nature, […]
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The best places in Belgrade for millennials

This eastern Europe capital has a lot to offer to the millennials! If there is one thing you should know about Belgrade, is that you have no idea how much you don’t know! This capital city of Serbia is full of unexpected treasures, good food, friendly people, and amazing places […]
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Why you should visit the colourful Szeged

Have you ever tried to give each place you visit a “title”? I have always thought about Prague as “The city of lights”, about Berlin as “The city of past” and well, also about Rome as “The city of history”. It’s a nice game to play when you go somewhere. […]
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Sremska Mitrovica: From ancient Sirmium to urban city in Serbia

Sremska Mitrovica lies on the remains of ancient Sirmium, one of four capitals of Roman Empire. It was founded before 4th century BC, in province Pannonia. It’s located on the northern bank of the river Sava, 76km west of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. The city is significant administrative, economic, […]
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Discover the Multiculturalism in Sarajevo

Do you want to visit a dream city in which you can see two different fascinating architectures only by stepping on one spot? Or even better, would you like to see multiple religious buildings from different religions in one scene? In other words, can you imagine a land which embraces […]
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Serbia: The naked male statue in the center of Belgrade

Pobednik (eng: the Victor) is one of the greatest monuments in Belgrade, capital of Serbia. At the heart of old part of Belgrade, you will be able to visit Kalemegdan – Fortress, and Park in the center of Belgrade. Many centuries ago, Serbia has become a Kingdom. Many emperors have […]
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Belgrade: The city with magical sunset

Dear stranger, I know there is a plenty of places in this world that you can visit and that’s the reason why I don’t want to push you to visit my city. Belgrade. He’s not that photogenic, like many others. He’s not luxurious. I don’t want to impose my subjective attitudes which […]
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8 places to visit in the city of Bor and eastern Serbia

Mining tourism exists in Serbia. There is one city in Serbia that many tourists refer to as a Serbian Disneyland. Did you know that there is such a thing in the world? Yes, there is, and its name is Bor. Anyone who comes to this city located in eastern Serbia, […]
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Higher altitude: A winter holiday on Kopaonik Mountain, Serbia

Kopa-what? Did you know that the largest ski-resort in Southeastern Europe is based in Serbia? The National Park of Kopaonik on the southern edge of the border boasts 25 ski-lifts, making it difficult to conquer all the slopes even in the space of a week. Ideal for adventurous ski-ers and […]
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Surviving a Study Abroad in Budapest

  The City of BUDAPEST Probably one of the most cultural and historical cities in the world. Do not hesitate about its name: Which fun fact: it’s composed of two words representing the two parts of the city that conforms the capital of Hungary. The Buda side, mainly known by […]
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8 Places to visit in Novi Sad

About the city Novi Sad is the capital city of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and also the second largest city in Serbia. The Danube river divides two geographical regions – Bačku and Srem. Fruška Gora mountain is located on the other side of the river. Novi Sad is a […]
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The place from where Pančić's Omorika and land come from

Zaovine on mountain Tara, one of the most beautiful places in Serbia Today we are going to Serbia. Serbia has a lot of interesting and very pretty places. A lot of tourists in one year come to Serbia, and from here have a much impression. We are going to place […]
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7 Cost Effective Things To Do in Kotor, Montenegro

“Monte-what?” I hear you say. Montenegro – roughly meaning “black mountain”, named so by the first explorers and sailors coming to the region – is situated on the Eastern coast of the stunning Adriatic coastline. This beautiful country shares borders with the equally interesting countries Bosnia & Herzegovina, Serbia, Kosovo […]
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Kavala : The Greek Monte-Carlo

The Prefecture of Kavala: Location The city of Kavala could be described only as a diamond. The county of Kavala, it is nested in the northeastern part of Greece, in the province of Eastern Macedonia. 180 kilometers east of the sub-capital of Greece, Thessaloniki, it constitutes the border between two […]
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My time in Split, Croatia

Experience the Croatian culture I’ve been living in Split, Croatia for the five months now. The first time I visited was last year and I quickly fell in love with the city, the culture and the people. Therefore, I’d like to first give you a quick introduction and tell you […]
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The Old Cave Churches of Macedonia

Macedonia is a small country placed on the Balkan Peninsula, sandwiched between Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria, Greece and Albania. Although small, the country abounds in beautiful natural landscapes thanks to the numerous mountains and lakes. It also is a home of historical and cultural places and sites, such as the unique […]
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Serbia: 24 hours of fun in Belgrade

  If you enjoy being in a beautiful nature, eating a delicious food and you want a possibility to party every single night of the week, then your perfect destination is the capital city of Balkan area and my hometown, Belgrade. The city is situated on two main rivers, Danube […]
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7 Reasons why you should visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

Somewhere on the edge of Southeastern Europe sleeps one magical country named Bosnia and Herzegovina. This small country is filled with 3.8 million people that are dreamingly flowing through the beauty under the sun. It covers the ground of, more or less, 51.2 square kilometers, but there's a lot more […]
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Belgrade beer gems

Belgrade pubs may not be as famous as those of London or Ireland, but this city is indeed Serbia's beer-capital. It's not only that the best of pubs have all sorts of domestic beers you can't simply buy at a store; it's the welcoming atmosphere and the lively people that […]
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Exploring ancient Belgrade with local taste`

I always foretaste with pleasure a visit to non-typical travel destinations, the cities and towns which are not so popular with the travelers. What will it bring to me? Is it worth a try? These questions were crossing my mind as I was waiting for my plane to Belgrade, the […]
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5 Places to visit when you come to Serbia

Belgrade First thing first, you can’t go to Serbia and not to visit the capital city. All roads lead through Belgrade, it is unmissable. If you want to go to Greece, Turkey and other southern countries you have to pass Belgrade. Because of that position, you will have the feeling […]
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The heart of east Romania – Timişoara

The heart of east Romania Timişoara is the third most populous city in Romania and lies in the middle east of the country. Considering historical regions, the city is informal capital of Banat – the region covering Timiş County, Caraş-Severin and part of Serbia. This region is well-known for its […]
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Rudnik – Mountain hidden in the mist

Cities can become so overwhelming some time… I live in Belgrade, which is a very crowded and noisy capital. At the end of the week I feel nothing but the urge to escape. I want to find myself again and I do it by reconnecting with nature. Have you ever […]
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Varna: A place for every taste

I'm from Macedonia, so Bulgaria is our neighbor country and very close to us and yet this year was my first time visiting Bulgaria in the summer. I always thought of Bulgaria as my ‘winter hideout’ visiting the many ski centers and Spa resorts it has. The only thing I […]
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Belgrade: the famous clubbing scene of Eastern Europe

I moved there one hot summer and stayed for two years. Belgrade met me with unbearable 35+ heat and ruined old gray buildings. But the longer I stayed there the deeper I was falling in love with the city. It turned out there were so many layers of it that […]
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Belgrade: Where Sava and Danube meet

After six hours on a bus, my feet finally felt the firm ground – I was in Belgrade. Serbian capital welcomed me with 25°C on a late September day, probably the best time to travel. I was invited by a friend to a summer school on European integration, a hot […]
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Mostar, Bosnia and Herzegovina – a city of bridges

The city of Mostar in Bosnia and Herzegovina is known as the city of bridges, but none have made such an indelible mark on the city as the Old Bridge. The city's name itself comes from the word mostari – the keepers of the bridge spanning the cold waters of […]
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Beautiful Bosnian Cities – MOSTAR

I was born in in one of the most beautiful European countries – Yugoslavia, whose territories the invaders from the east and the west snatched for centuries and that, unfortunately, collapsed in a bloody civil war in the 90's. I'll try to introduce you to the beauty of this area […]
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Welcome to Sarajevo

Sarajevo is the largest and in the same time capital city of Bosnia and Herzegovina. In this city you feel that connection like when you first meet that person you fall in love with, it's full of energy and it's active 247. Rich culture and long history are just few […]
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Burning down the bridges: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bridges, what do they mean to you? What did they ever mean to me? I have passed bridges that connect two continents like in İstanbul, or seen bridges that have vivid details like in Ponte Vecciho. Arriving to Bosnia and Herzegovina after our Serbia trip, I found myself rethinking about […]
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Girls paradise in Turkey

Where should girls go for their summer vacation? When my best friend Jovana asked me where should we go for our summer vacation, nice beaches, delicious cocktails and hot guys crossed my mind. 😀 We live in Bosnia and Herzegovina, a lovely little country in  Southeastern Europe located on the Balkan Peninsula, so […]
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Rimini – destination for perfect vacation

Rimini – destination for perfect vacation I love visiting seasides, and I love Italy, so it's not surprising that Rimini has left a great impression on me. Piazza Tre Martiri 15 kilometre sandy beaches are it's trademark, and one of the reasons that makes Rimini very […]
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The heart of Europe – Vienna

The heart of Europe – Vienna [single_map_place] Vienna [/single_map_place] Our first trip together. Europe. The heart of Europe – Vienna. It took us almost nine hours to arrive to our desired destination. Finally we were there – in the “city of music”, the hometown of grand composers such as Schubert, […]
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Banja Luka – the adventure begins!

So lets start from the beginning I am originally from Croatia and before I came to live in Banja Luka at the age of 12, I came here only twice to visit relatives. Although I’ve been living in Bosnia and Herzegovina since 1992 and have visited most of it due to […]
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Slovenia: where the mountains meet the sea (I)

Slovenia: where the mountains meet the sea (I) I’ve stayed in Slovenia for three months while doing my internship in an IT company. Although I lived in a small and cosy Slovenian city – Celje, I had visited other cities too. Slovenia is the country where Balkans meet Western Europe […]
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Summer in Belgrade – Amazing things to do

Spring and summer are the best seasons to visit Belgrade, although it has its special perks in autumn and winter. Known for its rich history, delicious food, and interesting nightlife, Belgrade is a place that has a lot to offer, especially if you're a budget traveler. If you want to […]
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To-Do in Belgrade, Serbia: Sunset strolls in Kalemegdan Park

  Kalemegdan Park is Belgrade’s most well-known attraction by far, well for club-goers and many young city dwellers alike, than second most important thanks to the Splav river clubs lining the Sava River. However, Kalemegdan tops my list as my go to place in the city where you can sit, […]
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EXIT Festival – Music Adventure in Serbia and Montenegro

There is nothing that feels better than summer music festivals. Feeling of freedom, happiness overload, unforgettable experiences. It’s all I am looking for the whole year long – endless sunshine, good vibes, great people and amazing location! Therefore, there are four sacred days marked in my calendar and they are […]
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BELGRADE – THE HEART OF BALKANS

  FEEL POSITIVE VIBES THROUGH ONE OF THE MOST FAMOUS BELGRADE SPOTS This particular story has been inspired by one of the most important neighborhoods in the city of Belgrade. A story where history, song, smile of a local woman and experience that everyone need in their lives permeates and […]
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Zlatibor: Urban place for a break

If you are looking for an urban city break then this is definitely the best choice –  Zlatibor mountain. Urban settlement next Čajetina will delight you with its natural beauty. A place where you can come on a family holiday, get away from work, tension and commotion of the city, or perhaps […]
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My second home

When the majority think of Croatia, they think of crystal clear waters in Hvar, the amazing waterfront in Split or the old town of Dubrovnik. Majority don’t know of all the hidden gems Croatia has to offer, and by gems I mean towns. If you’re looking for an adventure off […]
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BELGRADE – EUROPEAN CAPITAL OF NIGHTLIFE AND FUN

Introducing Belgrade Belgrade – Capital city of Serbia also known as European night-life capital recently, is a modern European metropolis nowadays, with 1,8 million of people living in, keeping it`s essence of tradition offers different events and happenings for everyone`s taste. Ideal choice for city-break vacation, Belgrade is a unique […]
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Dreaming in a city called Sydney

Sydney. It's what you think of when someone mentions Australia. The Opera House is up there with the most iconic buildings in the world. But for some reason, when I arrived in Australia I didn't feel the need to instantly go to Sydney. So it wasn't until I'd been in […]
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Budapest: The Charmer

I like to believe that, as one person is indeed able to have “a million different people from one day to the next” (to quote The Verve), so is a city – not only to have a soul, but many – or all of them; the inhabitants, the passers, the […]
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Sydney: an artistic guide

For the art lovers who want to do more than wander through an empty gallery, here are some must-see art events in Sydney, Australia, tested out by me just for you, with personalised tips to make sure you make the best of your time in this vast, bustling city.   […]
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Sjenica: The Serbian Siberia

Roads in Sjenica during the winter Mosque Sultan Valide in Sjenica,city center,winter time Sjenica: The Serbian Siberia Serbia is a small country situated at the crossroads between Central and Southeast Europe, covering the southern part of the Pannonian Plain and the central […]
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Discovering Bulgaria: Part One''

Bulgaria is one of those neighbor countries that somehow never ended up on my travel list. Just once in 2012. I passed it on the road to Istanbul. I remember it only vaguely, as a country which our driver passed in one hectic drive, not making a single stop. It […]
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European crossroads: Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Distant impressions You will hear nothing about Bosnia if you come from other continents. And you will hear a lot of things about Bosnia if you happen to spend a bit of time in the neighboring countries. I will never forget people in Hungary telling me to be extremely careful […]
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