What are the pros and cons of living in the capital of Serbia? We put up this article as realistic as possible. If you have something to add up, please send us an email. We would like to know your experience of living in Belgrade as as foreigner.
Pros of Living in Belgrade
Digital Nomads life
Belgrade is the place for an online entrepreneurs. If you manage to make western salary and live in Belgrade, you will have a blast. Epic Co-Working places, Fast Wifi and friendly environment. Add European working hours as well as short distance to any of the European capital cities.
Price of living VS Quality
Beside amazing Portugal, Belgrade is at the top of the list when it comes to price vs quality of living. You will get yourself a beautiful 1 or even 2 bedroom apartment in the romantic downtown for just 500 euros. In this price if you are lucky you might get all bills included. We are talking here about a good place to stay.
Flee Market / NO GMO Food
Any day in a week you can swing by to the Flee market and buy groceries from local farmers. Those people travel to Belgrade from their farms and sell their food. You will taste the most amazing Tomato in your life! You might get surprised how food actually taste natural. Going to a flee market is a fun thing. Locals are friendly. Some doesn’t speak any English but you will not have any issue. Its an adventure and prices are pretty good.
When it comes to the food Belgrade is pretty much heaven. If you are into Vegan life Belgrade might not be the perfect place though. Bakeries in Belgrade are located almost at any corner. Food diversity is huge. Fast foods are good choice to get a lunch in Belgrade. Fancy Restaurants are located at several popular areas at the downtown of Belgrade. Prices for Fast food goes from 1 euros onwards. Prices at Belgrade Restaurants goes around 5-10 euros.
Pros and Cons! When it comes to the prices in the Nightlife Belgrade is just WOW! As you know, Belgrade is declared as a party capital of Europe. This might have changed a bit but still it is the place to go out and have an amazing time! Entry Tickets to popular clubs in Paris, Budapest or London will go from 10 EUROS up to 100 euros per person. IN Belgrade entry is absolutely free of charge. EPIC! Click here to find out more about prices in Belgrade clubs.
After watching to much Hollywood movies about East Europe you might picture Belgrade as an dangerous city. City where Tourists might have difficult time. It is absolutely not true. Belgrade is way safer then other European Capitals. You can get more interesting info by researching on Google, YouTube and Tripadvisor. Check what other foreigners said about safety in Belgrade.
People in Belgrade go the Gym on daily bases. Take care of fashion details. Belgrade Girls are one of the most beautiful in the world.
No huge traffic jams
Belgrade is a city of around 2 million people. There are no Subway. But good thing is there are no huge traffic jams. You will not spend hours a day in a car moving from one part of the city to another. This is definitely a huge advantage.
CONS of living in Belgrade
As we said there is no Subway. But Subway is not really needed at this point. Overall Transportation is so so. Not a disaster but far away from organised like in western Europe. Bunch of a illegal taxis around. Make sure to read article Taxis in Belgrade to stay informed. Siting at the wrong car can ruin your time in Belgrade.
Smoking inside of Venues
If you are smoker this might not be an issue for you. If you don’t like cigarettes like us, you will definitely find it frustrating that people smoke everywhere. There are areas in Restaurants for smokers and no smokers though.