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The Wealth of Diversity Project in Serbia’s Ethnic Villages

  • Biljana Marceta
  • 18 August 2011

In the province of Vojvodina and part of eastern Serbia, an area where tourism has yet to be tapped to its full potential, an undertaking called the Wealth of Diversity project has been set in motion. Coupled with the warm-hearted, friendly, open nature of the people who live there, the project guarantees visiting tourists a unique multicultural experience and hopes to help generate revenue in the hosting small villages.


Photo of the Week: Green Market, Belgrade, Serbia

  • Magelan Travel (Photo and text)
  • 3 July 2011

This photograph shows a woman tending her stall in one of Belgrade’s famous green markets, or pijaca as they are known locally. The selling of produce – often grown in the area immediately around the city – is a practice that goes back generations and is one that has been barely affected by advances in technology. Open air markets are a tradition, but also an everyday necessity for many.


Tourism in the Balkans Takes a Giant Leap Forward

  • whl.travel
  • 9 December 2009

Situated in the southeastern Europe, the Balkans is fast becoming one of the most popular destinations for intrepid travellers. Following the successful completion of a Balkan Hotel Market Access Program, independent travellers plan tourism in the Balkans can now research, plan and book their trips online through locally owned and operated travel websites.


Is Serbian Written in Cyrillic or Latin Script?

  • whl.travel
  • 2 September 2009

. Cyrillic letters are the basis of the oldest official written language of the Serbian people, who are part of the Southern Slavs and came to the Balkans during the 7th century. Their first known alphabet was Glagoljica, but after Saints Cyril and Methodius and their students invented new letters in the 10th century based…

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