Few weeks ago, I published the article Time Travel: A Photographic Journey through the Yugoslav Capital Belgrade, a photo series of Belgrade between the 50s and 80s. I promised to write about two more topics in honor of my Yugo-Nostalgia… Continue Reading →
photos: Marija Strajnić & U10 If I cast my mind back a few weeks and think about what we’ve been through, I still can’t realize it. But here we are. Things in Belgrade are getting back on track. Everything feels… Continue Reading →
If there is any month which reminds me on Yugoslavia it is definitely May. Starting with the International Workers Day, the country’s most significant holiday, followed by Tito’s death anniversary, his birthday and the Youth Day on the 25th of… Continue Reading →
The 6th of May is on the one hand the most meaningful feast for the Roma, who celebrate the return of springtime with a big festival and on the other hand, a very important Slava called Đurđevdan (ˈdʑuːrdʑeʋda:n) or in the… Continue Reading →
What a fucking rollercoaster ride. We are facing week eight and all I can say is that the last couple of weeks felt almost like a dystopian movie. The safety instructions in Serbia are extreme: Few weeks ago, the government… Continue Reading →
Marko Milošević aka MKDSL, which by the way stands for ‘Mom says I am handsome’, takes his fan base again behind the scenes. This time on a 4 day long live stream festival with his guests Šćepine Vragolije, DJ Luton, Nataleé… Continue Reading →
For those who have never partied in Drugstore: it’s a new kind of creative space, turned from an industrial space into a clubbing, concert, cocktail, theatre, arts and cinema venue. The dark interior reminds on a gothic styled cathedral and… Continue Reading →
photos: Bojan Kovačević Those of you who have already been to Serbia’s capital know exactly what this city feels like. It’s vibrant, always busy, loud, sometimes even too crowded (especially the public transport) but also exciting, charming in its own… Continue Reading →
October is my favourite month in Belgrade. Everyone’s finally back from their holidays and the new season starts with film festivals and interesting happenings. This autumn guide doesn’t include only exhibitions and music festivals but also interesting places and activities. … Continue Reading →
Kc Grad invites you to the exhibition opening NEXT – Portraits of Belgraders by German photographer and Berlin’s most popular bouncer at Berghain, Sven Marquardt. For the first time in his thirty-year career, Sven worked on a project outside of Berlin…. Continue Reading →
Belgrade never stops to deliver us new places to explore and fall in love with. Each year new things pop up all over town, putting undiscovered areas on the map and adding new spice to already established ones. I especially love… Continue Reading →
Belgrade’s Christmas lights are still hanging throughout the city but the excitement of New Year’s Eve and the cozy Christmas atmosphere are already gone. Of course, there are some slavas (celebration of family saint patron’s day) here and there but January spreads… Continue Reading →
Museum Macura is the only private museum in Serbia and definitely a place you will fall in love with. It’s a must visit for all the art lovers looking for something eccentric and tasteful.
What’s going on in summer time? Fun days by the water, warm evenings spent on floating bars, outdoor cinemas on rooftops and crazy nights out in the city – Belgrade is in high season all summer long. Here are the… Continue Reading →
Mama Shelter is a new, artsy and quirky hotel with an amazing rooftop, which you have to visit.
After a decade of renovation, Belgrade’s Museum of Contemporary Art has reopened.
Belgrade. Dancing on the Edge is the first short documentary about Belgrade’s electronic music scene and the people who created it.
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.
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.
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 →
Boho Bar is Belgrade’s new summer hotspot located in the middle of the Kalemegdan fortress, the city’s most famous attraction.
Ispeci Pa Reci is a new cake shop offering delicious, American-style home-baked treats in the Belgrade borough of Dorćol.
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.
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’.
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.
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.
The 8th edition of the international queer film festival Merlinka will take place from December 8 to December 14, 2016.
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.
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.
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.
Fancy having a few drinks and experiencing Belgrade from above? I’ve discovered some great bars and coffee places with a splendid view.
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.
Paris is always a good idea! This autumn Belgrade brings the City of Light to Karađorđeva Street in Savamala.
This surrealist piece of street art appeared 10 years ago at the corner of Kapetana Mišina and Simina Streets in Dorćol.
October Salon is a representative manifestation of accomplishments in the field of visual art in Serbia, found and funded by the City of Belgrade.
Let me introduce you to Bejzikdizajn, a young designer brand, that specialises in unisex clothing and handmade jewellery.
A hearty breakfast is quite possibly the best way to start the day off right.
I explored more of Belgrade’s most beautiful outdoor coffee places and bars for you. Enjoy.
On Friday, the 12th of August, Barutana, a club in the Kalemegdan fortress hosted an amazing event called Bizzare Bazzare.
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.)
Nova Logika, an artists’ union, has opened its doors for artists, friends and hedonists in the woods of Belgrade.
From far away, the industrial part of Dobračina Street looks empty and boring. But if you come closer, you will discover lovely places.
Na Kraj Sveta (engl. at the end of the world) is the first Thai restaurant in Belgrade.
Yesterday, on Sunday July 24, another lovely event took place out in the countryside of Belgrade.
These are ten wonderful things you can do while visiting Belgrade. Each of them will be a unique experience, I promise.
Wanna do some unusual sightseeing? Take a magical ride with tram number 3.
Pristan is the new DJ harbour for summer and river lovers.
BIGZ was the National Printing Institution of Yugoslavia but it is nowadays one of the most famous architectural buildings of Yugoslavian modern architecture.
The Elysium Island Festival took place from the 1st _ 4th of July in Sremski Karlovci, an hour’s drive from Belgrade.
The Street Smart Belgrade Collective organized a lovely Charity Street Art Market one week ago.
Belgrade, are you ready for the hottest summer ever?
Berliner’s Beer Street Festival took place from the 24 th – 26 th of June.
Outdoor Bars Part 4 – new inspiration for warm summer days and nights.
Belgrade’s first night market took place on Friday and it was awesome!
Dev9t (10.06 – 18.06.2016) is Belgrade’s most authentic, most creative, most beautiful, most inspiring festival ever.
Restaurant TRI is the perfect place, if you want to feel like at home but still experience something new.
Check out more outdoor bars, locals love in Belgrade.
The Beton Hala or Concrete Hall is one of Belgrade’s popular places during hot summer days.
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.
Few weeks ago, “Go Vegan” graffitis appeared in the city.
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.
Dorćol Platz is a new cultural center located in the lower part of Dorćol, the former industrial district.
The weather is sunny again, so it’s definitely time for part two.
Good Habits – A Walk Through Contemporary Art is a wonderful project, which is orginazed by the Remont Gallery, once a month.
Today I’m gonna share more excellent coffee places with you. Enjoy!
“A catch-22 is a paradoxial situation from which an individual cannot escape because of contradictory rules.”
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 (orig.: Kuke Dobrote) is a humanitarian project, which started with a single heel at Brankow’s Bridge about a month ago.
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 has got a new hotspot, which you will love for sure.
“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
This is an interesting story about a collection of abandoned things, which made Hilandarska Street number 26 famous.
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 (Ulična Galerija) celebrated their 4th birthday this weekend and it was awesome!
Ada Ciganlija is a river island, which is used as a multi-faceted recreation zone by the people living or visiting Belgrade.
New adress – same spirit
It’s hard to find a rooftop bar in Belgrade, which is not owned by a fancy hotel.
This boats will bring you in less than five minutes from Ada Ciganlija to New Belgrade (Blok 70) or the other way around.
When you buy handmade you are saying, „I support the quality product of individual artisans, rather than the lower prices of sweatshop labour.“ – Makadam
Once upon a time artists created from an abandoned nickel factory the most authentic place in Belgrade.
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.
Well, the most popular cake in Belgrade is the Moskva Šnit made by Hotel Moskva.
Back to the roots – back to organic food!
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.
I don’t know about you but when it comes to coffee, I turn into a snob.
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.
“My art is not the answer, it is rather the question.” – Gottfried Helnwein
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 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).
The biggest Chinese migration to Serbia was in the 1990ies.
This is a story about the day, I started hating Vapiano at the Knez Mihailova Street.
The Republic Square is Belgrade’s most known square, located in the heart of the city center.
Dvorištance literally means little yard and was one of my favourite bars in Belgrade.
The older we get, the more stressful life gets. So, once in a while, everyone needs to refill their batteries.
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.“