In Serbia, I am being bombed with Djokovic related news when I turn on TV or open newspapers. At first, I didn’t mind. I grew up being forced to watch tennis.
My older sister is a tennis fan and I remember waiting for Pete Sampras or Andre Agassi to finish their matches, so that I could play The Little Mermaid video cassette for the millionth time.
During the years, I even start liking this sport. Usually I was flipping through a book or magazine and watch the matches with my sister. Continue reading
People asked me a lot of silly questions about Serbia. Unfortunately, the most common ones are not at all about my country. They are about Siberia.
- Oh, it’s really cold in your country, right?
- Do you speak European?
- Serbia? You mean Siberia. In English it’s pronounced Si-be-ri-a. Repeat after me: Si-be-ri-a.
- Serbia is right next to Brazil, right?
- Do you speak Russian?
- Why are you so pale if you are from Baghdad? Oh, Belgrade. Are you sure it’s not Baghdad?
- Do you drink a lot of vodka?
- How much snow do you have during summer?
- Have you met Putin?