At Expat Focus, we like to be on the lookout for resources around the web that could help prospective expats adjust to their new countries. Today, we’re taking a look at Serbia and some of the social media accounts you should be following if you’re thinking of moving there.Expat Belgrade
In the shadow of the Beogradska Tvrđava, an imposing fortress at the confluence of the Danube and the Sava rivers, expats who have moved to Serbia live their new lives facing all of the typical challenges and joys of getting to know a new culture. The Expat Belgrade Facebook page was set up specifically for people working away from home in Belgrade who are looking to meet others, or to simply offer support and enter into discussions with like-minded individuals.
Still in Belgrade Magazine is a publication featuring the latest from contemporary culture in Belgrade – events, design, fashion, art, gastronomy and music. The editors’ and journalists’ mission is to share and guide readers through contemporary culture of Belgrade as they experience it from their personal point of view. Funky, fun and full of tips, this is an essential window onto life for both new and established expats.
The social media face of expatserbia.com – a website aiding foreign nationals to settle into the beautiful landscape of Serbia – this Facebook page and group is an essential tool. The nearly 3,000 members of the group are incredibly active and friendly. One can find literally everything about living in this area, from practical information and descriptive stories, to up-to-date events and news.
The 8,000+ fans and followers of this know just how helpful the tips and hints that expats Living in Belgrade are on this beneficial website. Featuring inspirational countryside vistas, city art, personal stories and bite-size introductions to Serb culture; all accessible via updates on Facebook and Twitter. Couldn’t be simpler or easier.
Serbia Expat Shopping
Have a craving for home comforts? Very simply this business connects UK expats with products and goods from the United Kingdom to their front doorstep. With an extensive range of British delicacies and practical items that will cure homesickness in a few days. It is strongly recommend that expats read the Payment, Shipping and Returns section before ordering to avoid disappointment.
Belgrade Expat Meetup Group
Set up as a social club for Belgrade expats, both recently relocated and long term residents, the Belgrade Expat Meetup Group hosts weekly and monthly social events. Their primary goal is to introduce interesting people, helping them to make new friends, including native Serbs who are also encouraged to join.
Expats in Belgrade, Serbia
The authors of this brand new Facebook page hope to share the joy of living in Belgrade and some of the hidden gems in this much undiscovered nation (read: devoid of tourist crowds). To give an idea of the historical roots, the city was of strategic importance to the Roman, Byzantine, Ottoman, Serbian and Austrian empires, and it’s now the site of several museums as well as Kalemegdan, a vast park.
Expat Kids Serbia
Quite simply a group for local expat parents to get, give and share information about, for and connected to their kids, neighborhoods, families and community. The friendly members often post general information, other websites and global matters, representing a diverse population of families in Belgrade and the rest of Serbia, respecting and embracing all differences.
Andy Townend is a photographer, writer and poet using his images to tell the stories of life on Belgrade streets. He records the essence of life in a city not yet overrun by global culture and repetitive brands, on streets overflowing with life, colour, history and character. His first publication of photographs, led to a short TV documentary, and an unforgettable exhibition at a cool gallery in the very heart of Belgrade, a number of interviews and mentions in magazines and other blogs.
Filipino Expats in Serbia
The 130 Filipino members of this helpful Facebook group may be more than 6,000 miles from their native home, but they have brought all of their traditional friendliness with them. On this forum, the authors prefer participants to use Filipino or English for the ease of all members.
We’re always on the lookout for more accounts to feature – if you write about living in Serbia on social media, leave us a link in the comments and we’ll take a look!