Crowne Plaza Belgrade
How has this hotel rated in the past?
TripAdvisor Reviews Crowne Plaza Belgrade
Travel Blogs from Belgrade
Late start this morning with breakfast at 8am and hit the road at 9am. Headed south down the motorway towards Belgrade in Serbia passing through Kecskemet.
Stopped in the town of Szeged for one and a half hours for look around the town and an early lunch, street markets in full swing, lucky us.
Next we crossed the …
... complete on the outside and still incomplete on the inside after decades of building. Sounded the same as medieval construction schedules; just waiting on the poor to donate more money to complete in slow stages.
Again, the highlight wasn't the cathedral. We had driven into a narrow one way street to vies the cathedral and it must have been lunch ...
... the square we ran into Anna' Serbian friends and were invited to join them for a short time as a locals bar. This short time turned into several hours and a lock in after closing with a large group of local Serbs; good conversation, enormous pizzas and a few strange looks at my drinking choices (mixers with spirits) it was a
fun/unpredictable first night!!
Unsure how with us being everywhere but most people at the table hadn't met an Aussie before, so apparently ...
... blew in and they had to get out of the water.
We hit a cafe/bar to meet up with some of Katarina's friends and relaxed over beer and coffee for a while. While Katarina was chatting with her friends, I took the opportunity to ask Luke his opinion on the differences between Canadian and Serbian women, if any. After verifying that I actually wanted an honest answer, this is what he's learned. Serbian men do not cook, clean, do ...
... Two big takeaways.
1.) Belgrade has been destroyed 44 times. As a result, the architecture in Belgrade is all over the place. On a given block you could get Ottoman influences next to modern architecture next to Soviet era next to a beautiful Viennese building. Cool stuff.
2.) Lonely Planet ranked Belgrade the #1 party city in the world (considering the Serbs I later met lasted 2 weeks in Ios I'm not surprised). This began in the 90s. ...