Balkans In General

Rakija: connecting people in Balkan and fixing problems since forever

Rakija: connecting people in Balkan and fixing problems since forever In my last blog for Balkan Roads, I introduced you to some of the most typical characteristics (or stereotypes) of Balkan people, our customs and traditions. Of course, Balkan is a broad term that includes many countries and nations and we do differ a lot …

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Few things you need to know about Balkan people before coming to Balkans

Table Of Contents We just sound angry, we are not actually angry. We think rakija is the cure for everything. And we do drink, a lot. We have some weird traditions. We have this habit of preserving food for the winter. We LOVE football. We enjoy doing nothing . We are proud nations. We are …

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Language politics became the language OF politics

There are a lot of languages in the Balkan region today, but 30 years ago while Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia, Montenegro and Macedonia were Yugoslavia, there was one official language for everyone, and it was called Serbo – Croatian or Croatian – Serbian language depending where it’s was spoken. Today the scenery is …

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