Category Serbia

Travels in Eastern Europe

Shortly I will embark on my latest journey east with my regular travel buddy Hamish. We have a rough itinerary mapped, a couple of Airbnbs booked and flights from and to the UK (the latter should say hopefully thanks to Ryanair’s latest PR own goal!). Apart from that we have little certainty as to whether […]

Train Tours in Eastern Europe #3

Zagreb to Split to Sarajevo to Belgrade to Sofia to Veliko Tărnovo 2012 saw Hamish & I take in the capitals of three of The former Yugoslav countries, finally get a proper look at Sofia and visit perhaps Bulgaria’s nicest small city. First up the capital of Croatia. We resisted the temptation to visit Zagreb […]

MEMORABLE TRAIN JOURNEYS #7 – ON A TRAIN FROM NIS TO SOFIA

Our train had started in Belgrade and was destined for Istanbul. Despite starting in the same country (Serbia) it arrived over an hour late for the 163 KM leg from Niš to Sofia. We waited impatiently with hordes of luggage laden Serbs, as snow fell heavily around us. The train had been due to arrive in […]

Kosovo & Serbia Trains

I am planning a September trip to Kosovo during which train travel will naturally feature. My initial thoughts were to travel north from Pristina and into Serbia. I consulted the Kosovo train website and could not find any journeys in a northerly direction, with trains seemingly limited to three routes mainly within the confines of […]