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Belgrade’s MoCAB reopens after 10 Years

After a decade of renovation, Belgrade’s Museum of Contemporary Art has reopened.

Belgrade Documentary: Dancing on the Edge by Electronic Beats

Belgrade. Dancing on the Edge is the first short documentary about Belgrade’s electronic music scene and the people who created it.

Bioskop Zvezda – Belgrade’s Occupied Cinema

Bioskop Zvezda (engl. cinema star) is more than just a place to see a film. It’s a social hub for film-lovers and culture-seekers. Read more about the occupied cinema which has been making cultural waves since opening.

YouTube Video ’10 Ways how to be a Belgrader’ online

Bellegrade’s first YouTube channel video is out. ’10 Ways how to be a Belgrader’ is a video, showing some typical habits of people living in Belgrade. 

Bellegrade’s Alternative Boat Tours

Planning your next adventure in Belgrade? If you’re on the lookout for something a little different, you’re in luck. Bellegrade offers alternative boat tours, where you’ll experience the city’s unique river life from a local’s perspective. From sunset cruises to hidden… Continue Reading →

A Guide To Belgrade’s Underground Nightlife

Belgrade is known for its unique nightlife. It’s a vibrant and lively nocturnal hub of countless bars and clubs in unusual places. Whether you want to dance till the sun comes up or just party with the young and lively… Continue Reading →

Filmstreet – Belgrade’s Open Air Cinema

Filmstreet organized for the 7th year in a row the biggest open air cinema in Belgrade. photo credits: Ljiljana Božović Every summer, the Filmstreet crew turns the city in a big movie theater for three months (9.6 – 11.9). The screenings… Continue Reading →

Boho Bar – Belgrade’s new Summer Hotspot

Boho Bar is Belgrade’s new summer hotspot located in the middle of the Kalemegdan fortress, the city’s most famous attraction.

Kaste Bar – Belgrade’s new Cocktail Place

Just when you thought you’d mapped out all the places you still need to check out in Belgrade, here’s another one to add to your list: Kaste Bar is Belgrade’s new hidden gem located on the Slavija Square. The bar… Continue Reading →

Belgrade’s Record Shops

Recent research suggests that people seem to be buying more vinyl than they have done in decades. This record shop guide is dedicated to all vinyl diggers and music connoisseurs. It will take you on a thrilling pursuit to some… Continue Reading →

Ispeci Pa Reci – the new Cake Shop in Dorćol

Ispeci Pa Reci is a new cake shop offering delicious, American-style home-baked treats in the Belgrade borough of Dorćol.

Bagel Бејгл by NGO Atina

This is a rather unusual but a fascinating story about a little Bagel bakery, which supports women, who have been victims of violence and human trafficking. 

Ceramic Workshops by Re:art

Few weeks ago I attended a ceramic group workshop given by Bojana Brkić, the owner, designer and ceramicist of re:art:concept. The result? A creative afternoon with a bunch of lovely people and two ceramic pieces created by ‘truly yours’.

Home Made Dumplings by Ferdinand

Ferdinand is one of those spots that I knew I would love at first sight the minute I step foot in it. It is a place, where the locals meet up for home made dumplings, the finest hot chocolate and coffee…. Continue Reading →

Belgrade’s Flea Markets: Bubanj Potok

Going to flea markets seems to be like setting off for an adventure. It’s like time travel: different times and eras are blended together in a place packed with bits and bobs. Flea markets also tell beautiful tales, part of… Continue Reading →

Lovely Breakfast Places Part 4

Doing breakfast is the new going out in Belgrade. There is no better way than to start your day with a delicious meal. I’ve discovered four new breakfast spots for you. Enjoy.

Belgrade’s New Year’s Eve Party Guide

This is the ultimate guide to New Year’s Eve 2016 in Belgrade, which recommends the coolest clubbing, boat parties and after hours. Find the best things to do in the capital this New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. 

Merlinka Film Festival 8.12. – 14.12.2016

The 8th edition of the international queer film festival Merlinka will take place from December 8 to December 14, 2016. 

Belgrade’s Must Try Pastry Shops

Are you looking to satisfy your sweet tooth with some pastries? This little guide will tell you where to go for cake and other sweet pleasures in Belgrade. 

Istok – Belgrade’s First Vietnamese Restaurant

Belgrade seems to have got its first Vietnamese restaurant and it’s delightful. Looking for a quick lunch of soup, salad or a sandwich? Or for a comfy dinner with friends? Look no further. The answer is Restoran Istok.

Cute Living Room Bars

Everyone, who has visited Belgrade, knows that this city has tons of really good bars, coffees and pubs. The bars, I am gonna mention here, have something in common: They all got that awesome living room style. 

Lovely Breakfast Places Part 3

The ritual of having breakfast and brunch out of your own home is becoming more and more popular in Belgrade. The following places  certainly seem to know how to prepare well made eggs. And they all have something in common: they… Continue Reading →

Salon de Thé by Smalltree

You don’t have to travel to India, to China or to the Orient to experience high quality tea. Salon de thé by Smalltree, Belgrade’s first tea room, offers loose leaf tea from almost all over the world.  Located  in a calm… Continue Reading →

Splavovi – Belgrade’s Floating Bars I

Belgrade is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. The river banks are dotted with floating rafts, which were turned into a range of coffee places, bars and clubs. I’d like to point out a few alternative… Continue Reading →

Belgrade’s Bars with a View I

Fancy having a few drinks and experiencing Belgrade from above? I’ve discovered some great bars and coffee places with a splendid view.

Foodporn – The New Burger Place in Town

Belgrade got a new Burger Place, which definitely deserves the hashtag foodporn on Instagram. The location couldn’t be any better: the city’s new clubbing district Dorćolmala at the former BIP brewery in Cetinjska Street 15.  

Savamala goes Paris

Paris is always a good idea! This autumn Belgrade brings the City of Light to Karađorđeva Street in Savamala.  

Belgrade’s Street Art – The Salvador Dalí Corner

This surrealist piece of street art appeared 10 years ago at the corner of Kapetana Mišina and Simina Streets in Dorćol. 

Visit the 56th October Salon

October Salon is a representative manifestation of accomplishments in the field of visual art in Serbia, found and funded by the City of Belgrade. 

Bejzikdizajn – not Basic at all

Let me introduce you to Bejzikdizajn, a young designer brand, that specialises in unisex clothing and handmade jewellery.

Lovely Breakfast Places Part 2

A hearty breakfast is quite possibly the best way to start the day off right. 

Belgrade’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Bars Part 5

I explored more of Belgrade’s most beautiful outdoor coffee places and bars for you. Enjoy.

Impressions from the Bizzare Bazzare at Barutana

On Friday, the 12th of August, Barutana, a club in the Kalemegdan fortress hosted an amazing event called Bizzare Bazzare.

Belgrade’s Top 3 Outdoor Swimming Pools

The following are locals’ favourite Swimming Pools published on their Instagram profiles. The outdoor swim season starts usually in June and ends in September. The most crowded days are weekends and Wednesdays. (Students don’t pay on Wednesdays.)

New Art Oasis by Nova Logika

Nova Logika, an artists’ union, has opened its doors for artists, friends and hedonists in the woods of Belgrade.

Exploring Belgrade: Dobračina Street 59b

From far away, the industrial part of Dobračina Street looks empty and boring. But if you come closer, you will discover lovely places. 

A Piece Of Thailand in Belgrade

Na Kraj Sveta  (engl. at the end of the world) is the first Thai restaurant in Belgrade. 

Impressions From The Kišobran Picnic

Yesterday, on Sunday July 24, another lovely event took place out in the countryside of Belgrade.

Top 10 Things To Do in Belgrade

These are ten wonderful things you can do while visiting Belgrade. Each of them will be a unique experience, I promise.

Most Beautiful Tram Ride in Belgrade

Wanna do some unusual sightseeing? Take a magical ride with tram number 3.

Visit Pristan Float on the Danube River

Pristan is the new DJ harbour for summer and river lovers.

Exploring Belgrade: The BIGZ Building

BIGZ was the National Printing Institution of Yugoslavia but it is nowadays one of the most famous architectural buildings of Yugoslavian modern architecture. 

Impressions from the Elysium Island Festival 2016

The Elysium Island Festival took place from the 1st  _ 4th of July in Sremski Karlovci, an hour’s drive from Belgrade.

The Charity Street Art Market

The Street Smart Belgrade Collective organized a lovely Charity Street Art Market one week ago.

4D – Belgrade’s New Music Movement

Belgrade, are you ready for the hottest summer ever?  

Berliner Beer Street Festival

Berliner’s Beer Street Festival took place from the 24 th – 26 th of June.

Belgrade’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Bars Part 4

Outdoor Bars Part 4 – new inspiration for warm summer days and nights.

Belgrade’s First Night Market

Belgrade’s first night market took place on Friday and it was awesome!

Dev9t – Belgrade’s Most Authentic Festival

Dev9t (10.06 – 18.06.2016) is Belgrade’s most authentic, most creative, most beautiful, most inspiring festival ever.

Exploring Belgrade: The Street Art Guide

Every city tells its own unique story by the street art it has. I am a big fan of it, because it’s made for everyone and like each and every piece of art, there is always a message to reflect… Continue Reading →

Visit Restaurant Tri in Belgrade

Restaurant TRI is the perfect place, if you want to feel like at home but still experience something new.

Belgrade’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Bars Part 3

Check out more outdoor bars, locals love in Belgrade.

Exploring Belgrade: The Beton Hala Guide

The Beton Hala or Concrete Hall is one of Belgrade’s popular places during hot summer days.

Lovely Breakfast Places Part I

Serbs usually eat their breakfast at home or grab something at a bakery. Today I am going to share some good breakfast places with you.

Vegan/Vegetarian Graffiti Spreading in Belgrade

Few weeks ago, “Go Vegan” graffitis appeared in the city.

Exploring Belgrade: The Savamala District

Savamala is one of Belgrade’s urban neighbourhoods, located between the central station and the right bank of the Sava River. It is known for its nightlife, streetart and creative happenings.

New Place in Town: Dorćol Platz

Dorćol Platz is a new cultural center located in the lower part of Dorćol, the former industrial district.

Belgrade’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Bars Part 2

The weather is sunny again, so it’s definitely time for part two.

Good Habits by Remont Gallery

Good Habits – A Walk Through Contemporary Art is a wonderful project, which is orginazed by the Remont Gallery, once a month.

Coffee Places Part 2

Today I’m gonna share more excellent coffee places with you. Enjoy!

Kvaka 22 – A New Alternative Art Space

“A catch-22 is a paradoxial situation from which an individual cannot escape because of contradictory rules.”

Serbian Tradition: Đurđevdan – Saint George’s Day

Yesterday, on the 6th of May was an important day: Đurđevdan or in the language of the Roma: (H)ederlezi.

The Hooks of Good Hope

The Hooks of Good Hope (orig.: Kuke Dobrote) is a humanitarian project, which started with a single heel at Brankow’s Bridge about a month ago.

Belgrade’s Most Beautiful Outdoor Bars Part I

Belgrade is a city with tons of great bars. During the nice weather season, they turn their open air areas and yards into colourful oases. This little guide, will show you Belgrade’s first five most beautiful outdoor coffee places. 

Belgrade’s New Hotspot: Cetinjska Street 15

Belgrade has got a new hotspot, which you will love for sure.

Supernatural Festival 2016

“We must get together and exchange our experience and wisdom, in order to create a new way for the humanity which is in harmony with the Nature.” – Wisdom of Natura, World Expo in Japan, 2005

Exploring Belgrade: Hilandarska Street – a Exhibition of a Broken Relationship

This is an interesting story about a collection of abandoned things, which made Hilandarska Street number 26 famous.

Exploring Belgrade: Skadarlija – the Younger Sister of Monmartre

If you want to have a deep look at Belgrade’s soul – have a walk at Skadarlija, Belgrade’s Bohemian quarter, in the first hours of an early evening. This soft,  romantic place with its charming Belle Èpoque lanterns is surrounded by a… Continue Reading →

Belgrade’s Street Gallery turned 4

Belgrade’s Street Gallery (Ulična Galerija) celebrated their 4th birthday this weekend and it was awesome!

Belgrade’s Beach – Ada Ciganlija

Ada Ciganlija is a river island, which is used as a multi-faceted recreation zone by the people living or visiting Belgrade.

Klub Dvorištance is back again!

New adress – same spirit

Rooftop Bar: Sinnerman Jazz Club

It’s hard to find a rooftop bar in Belgrade, which is not owned by a fancy hotel.

Taxi Boat Experience and Blok 70

This boats will bring you in less than five minutes  from Ada Ciganlija to New Belgrade (Blok 70) or the other way around.

Handmade in Serbia – Makadam Concept Store

When you buy handmade you are saying, „I support the quality product of individual artisans, rather than the lower prices of sweatshop labour.“ – Makadam

Ciglana – The Place to be!

Once upon a time artists created from an abandoned nickel factory the most authentic place in Belgrade.

The Ice Cream Guide

Check out our sticky-fingered guide to the best cold stuff in the capital. I’ve put together a list of top ice-cream parlours serving unforgettable frozen dishes.

Od Usta do Usta – Bistro

This Pop-Up bar/restaurant changed its location 3 times. Now it’s perfectly squeezed in a small concrete building block in Vračar. While kids will be playing in this space and grannies will be taking a stroll, you will enjoy the variety of mediterranean… Continue Reading →

Moskva Šnit by Hotel Moskva

Well, the most popular cake in Belgrade is the Moskva Šnit made by Hotel Moskva.

Gnezdo Organic Restaurant

Back to the roots – back to organic food!

Kafana “?”

Kafana has its origin in the Ottoman Empire. It comes from the word kafa, which means coffee and is a local bistro that focuses on serving turkish coffee and alcohol beverages.

Top Coffee Places

I don’t know about you but when it comes to coffee, I turn into a snob.

Vegetarian-Vegan Restaurant: Radost Fina Kuhinjica

Serbians love to eat meat. You will notice  that by looking through the restaurant’s menus. Of course, there are some vegetarian dishes too, but there is no big choice for people, who don’t eat meat.

Between Innocence and Evil by Gottfried Helnwein

“My art is not the answer, it is rather the question.” – Gottfried Helnwein

Understanding Serbian Christmas

Serbian Christmas and Easter holidays apply the Julian calendar meaning that the Serbs celebrate Christmas on the 7th of January. There are a lot of intricate traditions varying from place to place. In a number of regions and areas, particularly in cities,… Continue Reading →

The NATO Bombing

NATO bombed Serbia from March 24th, 1999 to June 10th, 1999 to stop “human rights abuses” in Kosovo. “Bombing for peace is like f*cking for virginity.” And we all know, that the United States always invent a story in order to… Continue Reading →

Domestic Coffee

The Domestic coffee (domaća kafa), or also called: Serbian coffee (srpska kafa), Turkish Coffee (turska kafa) or Black Coffee (crna kafa) has its roots in Yemen (15th century).

Belgrade’s Green Markets

“A foreigner who doesn’t visit a market will never become familiar with or understand the essence of the city in which he or she resides. I have learnt more about some cities by roaming through its markets than by visiting… Continue Reading →

Belgrade’s “China Town”

The biggest Chinese migration to Serbia was in the 1990ies. 

Christmas Time in Belgrade

Serbians celebrate (orthodox) Christmas on the 7th of January, because religious holidays go by the Julian Calender. 

In memory of Ruski Car

This is a story about the day, I started hating Vapiano at the Knez Mihailova Street.

The Story behind the Horse

The Republic Square is Belgrade’s most known square, located in the heart of the city center.

The Burek Magic

Burek is a family of delicious and mouth watering baked fillled pastries made of a thin flaky dough known as phyllo filled with meat, if you want it the traditional way that is. In this day and age, there is lots of different variations of… Continue Reading →

R.I.P Dvorištance

Dvorištance literally means little yard and was one of my favourite bars in Belgrade.

Nature in Belgrade

The older we get, the more stressful life gets. So, once in a while, everyone needs to refill their batteries.

Handsome Bags by Dejan Bošković

  photo by Rados Ruzic I met Dejan (20) at the KC grad’s event „Moda za poneti“ – (“Fashion to Go”), where young designers and artists presented their craftwork. There were a lot of beautiful and creativly crafted things, as jewellery, bows… Continue Reading →

The 11th Free Zone Film Festival

In an early interview Amy is asked: „How big do you think you’re going to be?“ She replies: „I don’t think I’m going to be at all famous. I don’t think I could handle it, I would problably go mad.“

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