Hip Markets to Majestic Mosaics: Four Things to Look Forward to in Belgrade in 2019

Due to a culture of unrealistic promises and hectic decision-making, it is often impossible to know for certain when, and even if things will happen in Belgrade. Nevertheless, in order to keep the spirits up during these dark snowy days here are four things, with a reasonably high probability of happing, which I hope will make life in Belgrade a bit more fun this year. … Continue reading Hip Markets to Majestic Mosaics: Four Things to Look Forward to in Belgrade in 2019

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Christmas in Belgrade

Like with many thing, I only became aware of the joys of Serbian Christmas (explainer of what that means, and why it is on Jan 7 here), when I could no longer enjoy them. The day when it happened was 6 Jan 2008, at Heathrow,  and during the train trip to the outskirts of Coventry, UK where I was going for my second term at … Continue reading Christmas in Belgrade

Pokretači #43 Srđan Garčević (feat. Gorana Trbić) – Pokretači Podcast,The Nutshell Times

  Praznični specijal! Gost voditelj, Gorana Trbić (The Bastard Camels), i pokretač Pokretača (i The Nuthell Timesa, The Belgradista), Srđan Garčević (LinkedIn, Twitter), o Pokretačima, pravljenju podcasta i stvarima koje je naučio u protekle 42 epizode (i 30 godina). Link za donacije i credo pokretača u jednoj pesmi. Beleške “Uzori” za ovaj intervju Intervju Vesne de Vinča i Jelene Tinske (jedna od inspiracija za Pokretače) Intervju Alexa … Continue reading Pokretači #43 Srđan Garčević (feat. Gorana Trbić) – Pokretači Podcast,The Nutshell Times

Brief Histories of Favourite Balkan Foods

While foreign rule and power struggles often brought havoc to the Balkan peoples, it also left behind a diverse cuisine in which various influences merge and make the best use of the region’s fertile lands. While some regional specialities do not cross borders, the limits between the national cuisines in the Balkans tend to be blurry, with many nations enjoying same foods, albeit claiming them … Continue reading Brief Histories of Favourite Balkan Foods

Four Places You Need to Visit in Serbia in 2019

In the past few years, tourism has been booming in Serbia thanks to the country’s better connectivity with the rest of the world. According to the Serbian Statistical Office, between January and September almost two million people visited the country, a growth of about 11 per cent compared to the same time period in 2017. While most of those visiting the country stay in its … Continue reading Four Places You Need to Visit in Serbia in 2019

Pokretači #42 Hedon Fehmiju – Pekarska Radionica / Beograd

Gost je pokretač moje omiljene pekare u Beogradu, Pekarske Radionice, Hedon Fehmiju. Pričali smo o tome kako izgleda izučavanje pekarskog zanata i pravljenje beskvasnih hlebova, kao i stvaranje novog „komšijskog“ mesta u kraju kao što je Dorćol. Beleške View this post on Instagram Srecan nam pocetak proleca🤣😱👏🍀❄️🌞 #dorcol #handmade #realbread #pekarskaradionica A post shared by Pekarska Radionica (@pekarskaradionica) on Mar 20, 2018 at 11:36pm PDT … Continue reading Pokretači #42 Hedon Fehmiju – Pekarska Radionica / Beograd

To the Holy Mountain: A Pilgrimage to Hilandar

For anyone who has had any kind of brush with the Serbian education system or the Serbian Orthodox Church, Hilandar is etched in the memory as the place where the glory of medieval Serbia survived almost intact for more than eight centuries. Hilandar was founded in 1198 by Stefan Nemanja, the first ruler of the Serbian medieval Nemanjic dynasty, and his son, Archbishop Sava, who … Continue reading To the Holy Mountain: A Pilgrimage to Hilandar

Pokretači #41 Tamara Panić i Miroslav Milović – Oblikus / Beograd

Gosti su Tamara Panić i Miroslav Milović iz dizajn studija Oblikus. Oblikus je redak, ako ne i jedini, dizajn studio iz Srbije koji je dobitnik prestižne Red Dot nagrade za dizajn. Red Dot su osvojili 2014., za njihovu prelep Moonlights sistem osvetljenja koji je izložen u Red Dot muzeju dizajna u Singapuru. Tamara i Miroslav su više puta nagrađeni i za svoj kreativni nameštaj za … Continue reading Pokretači #41 Tamara Panić i Miroslav Milović – Oblikus / Beograd