Top 10 Sites to See in Serbia

Serbia, on the crossroads of European history, includes the remains of several empires: Romans, Byzantine, Ottoman, Turkish, Austro-Hungarian to name a few.  The result is a layering of historical finds intermingled with a strong Serbian cultural identity. I have to admit that as a Westerner, I had little knowledge of Serbia except the images from … Continue reading Top 10 Sites to See in Serbia



Montenegro has been attracting more and more tourists every year due to its breathtaking views, vibrant cities, foods and weather. Let’s head towards Kotor a coastal town in Montenegro located on one of the world’s most beautiful bays. Kotor has a population of 13,510. Medieval architecture and numerous monuments of cultural heritage have made the … Continue reading KOTOR – MONTENEGRO

A Trip to Quzhou in Zhejiang, China

by Martina Cvetanoska “Wherever you go for travel in China, there must be something interesting to be seen”. This is the sentence that I usually say to my foreign friends who have never been to China. And it’s true. Even the smallest city or town has a unique beauty which can amaze foreigners. I have spent … Continue reading A Trip to Quzhou in Zhejiang, China

The world’s most exciting city? A compelling debate

In partnership with The Platinum Card® from American Express® You may recall that I was planning to attend an event hosted by 1843 Magazine and The Platinum Card from American Express recently – a debate in which five different cities, proposed by five different panellists, were put forward as contenders for the title of the … Continue reading The world’s most exciting city? A compelling debate

Russia and Rubicons

“It’s not snowing,” my friend Dasha said as she, our friend Tanya and I walked into Moscow’s Red Square two Thursdays ago, the variegated domes of St. Basil’s Cathedral lit up against the night sky. I stopped to let the wind, which blew in a few flakes from atop the walls of the Kremlin, beat … Continue reading Russia and Rubicons