The White City – Belgrade

Pobednik (Lit: The Victor) monument was set up in the Upper Town of Belgrade Fortress in Belgrade, built to commemorate Serbia’s victory over Ottoman and Austro-Hungarian Empire during the Balkan Wars and the First World War.
Belgrade or ‘White City’ is my home town. It has special place in my heart and I am sure that who ever had chance to visit this proud and adventurous city shares my opinion. It’s where Sava meets Danube, just under the ancient Kalemegdan, where old Belgrade meets New, where socialist blocks are squeezed between art nouveau masterpieces, a style that took Europe by storm as reaction against the Ottoman relics. Continue reading

Rafting weekend

Last weekend I took my family on a little retreat, city escape, long weekend kind of thing – rafting. It sounded fun, adventures, and what’s better to do with 2 boys, 4 and 6 y.o. then having an adventure in a nature.

I am sure you all think Greece is all about sea, wondering where did I find river for rafting. Well, Greece has it all. The unique settlements, natural beauties such as mountains, forests, rivers and caves surrounded by the sea, beautiful beaches, sandy and smooth coasts. Continue reading