Monday, June 1, 2020

A painful reminder, 17 years after Serbia’s broadcaster was bombed

By Meredith Howe BELGRADE, The grey, billowing clouds suspended directly over the worn building matched the atmosphere around the Serbian state broadcaster perfectly. They brought...

Still an Open Wound: Radio Television of Serbia

By Emma Woods BELGRADE, The headquarters to the Serbian public broadcaster is startlingly incompatible with its surroundings.  It is not every day you see a...
Belgrade’s Best Beans

Belgrade’s Best Beans

by Monica Starr BELGRADE – In Belgrade's historic Vracar district, on lively Njegoseva street, one can find Zrno, a local kafic, or modern coffee house....
zeleni venac market Paul Rochford

A Refreshing Tradition: The Green Markets of Belgrade

by Paul Rochford BELGRADE - Long sections of green fence surround rows of tables brightly decorated with hundreds of varieties of fresh fruits, vegetables, beans,...

The Liquor of Fruit and Fire

By: Finnian James BELGRADE, Serbs will tell you, rakija (rakiya) puts all other liquor to shame. Many love this fierce potion as much as they...

Building Community in Belgrade With Bikram Yoga

By Hayley Schultz BELGRADE, The room is surrounded by mirrors fogged with steam as class begins. The instructor stands at the front of the room directing...

Turkish Coffee: A drink for any season

By Nedim Filipovic Belgrade, Smokvica’s patio was alive despite the autumn chill. People, seemingly unaware of the change in season, were chatting their afternoons away....

NATO’s War on Media in Serbia

By Hoi Mun Yee Belgrade, As the bells of St. Mark’s Church rang for 4 P.M., it is just another afternoon at Tasmajdan Park. Kids are...

Picking My Way Through the Pijaca

By Hayley Schultz BELGRADE, I enter a side entrance of Kalenic market to find myself among fur coats and assortments of high heels. My boots...

Come, break bread with us

By Alexandra Cheney BELGRADE, Hours after committing to lose weight, Belgrade native Maša Miljanić states “I can’t eat anything without bread.” Bread is the mealtime constant...