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Exploring Serbia: Traveling by train beyond Budapest

Exploring Serbia: Traveling by train beyond Budapest

The enthusiasm of many travelers exploring Europe by train seems to flag when they reach Budapest. The Hungarian capital is so very easy to reach from the west and north, and it is thus possible to travel as far as Budapest without any detailed planning. There are regular comfortable EuroCity trains from Prague and Berlin; » Read more

JAT Ticket Adventure

JAT Ticket Adventure

We purchased a Belgrade-Ljubljana one-way JAT ticket on Sunday night, for travel in late July. We were, as the Brits say, chuffed. The ticket came to just RSD5,942 (€74; $99). The JAT search engine worked fine, and we were approaching that magic, banal moment that drives all online air travel purchases: the invitation to print » Read more

Serbia: Enter the EXIT Festival

The EXIT Festival has got to be one of the best deals for fun and live music in Europe this summer—just €78.50 for a four-day pass! Set to take place in Novi Sad, the capital of the Serbian province of Vojvodina, the EXIT Festival’s line-up this year features more than 125 artists on six different » Read more

Serbia: Decadent Desserts at Hotel Moskva

Serbia: Decadent Desserts at Hotel Moskva

Whether you’re looking for a comfortable place to rest your feet after shopping or just looking for the perfect sweet to cap off a hearty meal, in the Balkan capital of Belgrade, those in need of a sugar fix need look no further than Hotel Moskva’s Café (café entrance is Teraczie 20; open 7 a.m. » Read more

Weekend Recap Part One: Serbia Takes Eurovision

Congratulations to Serbia’s Marija Serifovic, who won the 2007 Eurovision Song Contest on Saturday with “Molitva” (“Prayer”)—a grand candle-lighter of a ballad. Serifovic received a hero’s welcome on her return to Serbia. We’re pleased for Serifovic and we’re pleased for Serbia, a country that can use some old-fashioned good news. Much has been made of » Read more

Take the Yellow Cab

You don’t have to read Serbian to find Belgrade’s Yellow Cab to be a superb site for cultural and entertainment information in the Serbian capital. True, the great majority of the site’s content is in fact in Serbian. Check it out anyway—it’s pretty easy to decipher, and it’s exciting to see what Belgrade’s young people use as » Read more