Oh, you’ve heard stories about Belgrade! This small European capital is famous for its nightlife, great food and friendly locals. The streets are full of people at any time of the day – the city simply doesn’t sleep and you always have where to go, what to eat and who to talk to. Especially if you’re a foreigner, because almost everyone speaks English so you won’t have any problems getting around. If you’re here for work, you will also be happy about your choice – Belgrade offers a variety of amazing places that will even motivate you and help you be more productive!
Coffeeshops & coworking spaces
As working remotely has become really popular, some coffeeshops began to adapt their interior to freelancers, providing great internet connection, practical tables and chairs and delicious coffee to boost your creativity. If you’re interested in taking a couple of nice photos for your Instagram feed apart from focusing on work, there are many lovely places in Dorćol and Vračar, which are one of the oldest parts of Belgrade. If you’re a strict professional and you don’t want anything to distract you, the city center has plenty of great coworking spaces, such as Impact Hub or Startit Centar, which is open 24 hours a day.
Sightseeing & leisure
The oldtown is something you simply cannot miss. There are amazing parks, museums, monuments and beautiful, old streets such as Skadarlija that you have to check out. You will definitely enjoy the fusion of the old and the modern throughout the whole town and make sure you take a walk by the rivers Sava and Danube. If you’re into sports, there are swimming pools, stadiums and gyms where you can choose the activity that suits your needs. When you’re hungry, it’s up to you if you want to try some local food or enjoy Italian, Mexican or Chinese meals – there are great restaurants on every corner. If you need to go shopping, almost every district has its own shopping center with a wide variety of well-known brands.
Belgrade is, according to statistics, one of the cheapest European capitals, so if you have a well-paid job, it’s likely that you will be able to afford to live comfortably in this city.
🥪 A meal in an inexpensive restaurant – 5 to 7 €
☕ Cappuccino – 1 to 1.5 €
🚎 One-way ticket (local transport) – around 0.8 €
💻 Internet (per month) – 18 to 32 €
🎬 Cinema (per person) – 5 to 7 €
🏠 1 bedroom apartment in the center – 250 to 450 €
If you don’t mind sweating just a bit too much in summer, Belgrade can be the perfect home for you. Winters are magical and usually not too cold, there are plenty of wonderful places for both working and having fun, people are friendly and helpful, nightlife is awesome and it’s safe to walk around the city at any time of the day. So, have you already put Belgrade on your must-visit list?