For a country that's slowly emerging from years of war and internal security issues, Serbia is relatively safe when it comes to crime. As in most countries, travellers should take precautions and remember if it doesn't feel right, then it probably isn't.
Serbia is finally sorting itself out and the opportunities to travel there are beginning to become inviting. Even if, in European terms, a little off the beaten path. But while Serbia looks destined to put the past behind itself, civil tensions civil tensions aren't far from the surface.
Travelling through Serbia can often be an amazing experience, but getting around isn't always the easiest thing.
Serbia can be a tough place to travel at times. Decades of conflict and repression can sometimes make the general populace wary. But when it comes to visas, having the right documentation is of the highest importance, especially for a country constantly watching those across the border.
Travelling anywhere within Eastern Europe is going to open you up to various illnesses and diseases. But in comparison to many countries, Serbia is not too bad when it comes to staying healthy.
With the nightmare of inter-ethnic war behind it, the Balkans are no longer the forbidding place they once were. Most countries get along, at least nominally, and travel between them is largely hassle-free. Largely. There are still some...