Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight

“Where are you when the sun goes down, you’re so far away from me” – Dire Straits. Disturbia: Backpacking in Red Star Belgrade, Serbia. A country which offered me a hat trick of names over the years was also one I neglected to wham into my backpack. As a 10 year old I watched Yugoslavia Read more about Disturbia in Serbia: Backpacking Belgrade, No Red Star Delight[…]

Backpacking in Sarajevo, Bosnia: Visiting The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992 - 1995

Backpacking in Sarajevo, Bosnia: Visiting The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992 – 1995

Peace and love continue to dominate proceedings on my travels. Fuelled by the horrors of war and hate. How can people be so nasty? I will never know and these are the people I now avoid in life – anyone that brings this can of horror to my life. My body aches. For the basis Read more about Backpacking in Sarajevo, Bosnia: Visiting The Museum of Crimes Against Humanity and Genocide 1992 – 1995[…]

Staying at the Buffalo Backpackers in Pristina, Kosovo

After my trip to Macedonia, I decided to head north into Kosovo and as it’s only a 2 hour bus ride across the border from Skopje, it made sense that I should head to the capital city – Pristina. I wasn’t even sure if there was a backpackers scene in Pristina yet and it turns Read more about Staying at the Buffalo Backpackers in Pristina, Kosovo[…]

Yugoslavia 4-1 Northern Ireland (European Championship Qualifier, 1991)

I remember coming home from school to watch this one live, I think it was on BBC2 Northern Ireland. Northern Ireland had a really really decent side at the time (well in my opinion…). We boasted some World Cup stars such as Nigel Worthington, Alan McDonald, Colin Clarke and Mal Donaghy (who had a very Read more about Yugoslavia 4-1 Northern Ireland (European Championship Qualifier, 1991)[…]