Novi Sad in a few hours

Novi Sad is Serbia’s second biggest city, around 80km from Belgrade and the train takes about 90 minutes. It stands further upriver on the Danube, towards Hungary and the (boring) Pannonian Plains. Its name means ‘New plantation’ or ‘new fields’ – presumably in relation to it being an expansion of …

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Brussels – Europe Central

Belgium is a very odd, quirky, ‘off-the-wall’ country. The whole place has the feel of several completely disparate concepts stuck together with supermarket own-brand duct tape; it all fits together but I’m not entirely sure how. This is, after all, a country which holds the record for the longest period …

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