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    My Balkan love affair began back in 2010 with my first visit to Subotica (which I now know isn’t technically in the Balkans) and continued

    Repriza

    My Balkan love affair began back in 2010 with my first trip to Subotica (Szabadka), just over the Hungarian-Serbian border. Since then, over many more

    When the border beckons

    One of the best things about living in Hungary is that it’s within easy access of fascinating destinations that make exploring the wider neighbourhood very

    Making memories

    When you work as freelancer, weekends and national holidays mean nothing. There are no set summer holidays, no half-terms, no winter breaks. There are no

    Here today, gone tomorrow

    I’ve been giving a lot of thought this week to the transiency of life. I’ve been paying more attention than usual to what I do

    Life and death on the Tisza

    ‘It’s started. They’re flowering. Catch the next train to Subotica and someone will meet you at the station.’ I’d been waiting for this particular phone

    Bees: Bonnets and Belgrade

    I’ve been told on more than one occasion that I have a big head. It rarely bothers me except when I get the urge to

    Back in the Balkans

    Get the phone call – revise the route – hop on a train – and enjoy the best of Serbian hospitality. Just another Sunday in

    I used to be a discount supermarket…

    … now I’m an upscale, trendy restaurant with a cocktail bar, with a fashion lounge and spa/salon within spitting distance of Belgrade’s Silicon Valley (not

    Ona a ne neka druga (Her and no other)

    Cocktail hour in Belgrade. I’m chatting to a rather charming and very gallant gentleman who definitely has noble blood running through his veins. He tells

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