For years, the Balkan countries have been one of my favourite regions to explore. I caught the Balkan bug in 2009, when, spontaneously, I jumped on a train from Athens...
(Continued from Part I: Belgrade to Adriatic by train) Day 4: Budva: Marriage proposals, filthy beaches and many, many Russians Montenegro’s major seaport, Bar is obviously on the coast but...
Točkovi i pruga ritam sekcija, Svako putovanje nova lekcija. (Leb i Sol, “Putujemo“, 1989) I love railways. There is simply no better way to travel than by train. I love...
My Balkan adventures finally resumed after a four-month break. The choice of the destination wasn’t a difficult one. Believe it or not, I had for a while entertained the idea...
On my first visit, I had mixed feelings. Not a soul was waiting for me when I came. I landed alone, left the airport alone, and reached the centre –...
(Bosnia and Herzegovina)
It is well known that alcohol is banned in Iran. Well, it is mostly banned. Officially recognised non-Muslim communities living in Iran, such as ethnic Armenians and Assyrians, are theoretically…