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3 Weeks in Serbia

September 3, 2013

Just before my trip to Serbia, every time another traveler asks me where I was going next, they’d get a puzzled look and ask “Serbia? Why are you going there?”.

Serbia doesn’t seem to be really known as a tourist destination. The main reason I was coming here was to actually just visit a Serbian friend I met in Seattle over 3 years ago when I was there for a 1-week IT training. It was …

Serbia’s Guca Trumpet Festival in One Day

August 26, 2013

I would’ve never found out about the Guca Trumpet Festival, one of the biggest festivals in Serbia, if my Serbian friend didn’t mention it. Hundreds of thousands of people attend this festival in Guca (pronounced ‘goo-cha’), a village of approximately 2,000 people, every year in August. This year was the 53rd time the festival had been celebrated.

I’m not really big into partying and wasn’t really sure what to expect in a trumpet festival, …