November 19, 2009

If I ever read the Foreign Office Website on travel advice I do not think I would ever leave the luxury of my cotton wool duvet. Read the rest of this entry »

You Only Have 7 Seconds to Make a First Impression

November 12, 2009

This is what I was always told and if I had used this rule for my first 7 seconds judgment of Serbia it would not be getting a very good write-up. Stern looking unfriendly border guards precisely matched my mental stereotype of a Serb. My mental processing immediately raised the “don’t ever trust a Serb” flag. Read the rest of this entry »


November 11, 2009

I expected to see a few remnants of the Yugoslavian war in the 1990’s but I have been shocked by the extent to which the town of Yukovar still bears the scars. Read the rest of this entry »