Dimitris Hall

Dimitris Hall is the editor of Spotted by Locals, city guides featuring insider tips by locals in nearly 70 cities around the world. Half-Greek, half-Australian and an Athens insider ("Spotter") himself, he enjoys writing about local travel, sustainability and where culture, nature and technology meet.

Where the Locals Go in Malmö



If you’re travelling by rail to the Nordic countries from Northern Europe, chances are you’re going to be crossing the Öresund Bridge. On one side of the bridge is the Danish islan...

Where the locals go in Ljubljana



Just 2:15 hours from Zagreb, 2:40 hours from Trieste, 4 hours from Venice and 6:15 hours from Vienna by train, Ljubljana, the capital of Slovenia (note: not Slovakia, that’s Bratis...

Where the locals go in Antwerp



Antwerp: the Flemish medieval wonder and one of northern Europe’s most habitually overlooked major cities. A commercial center of Belgium and the wider Benelux region historically,...

Where the locals go in Zagreb



Zagreb, capital of Croatia, might be the ex-Yugoslav city that is most reminiscent of capitals further north, like Vienna or Prague. Its aesthetic leaves little doubt that this is ...

Where the locals go in Belgrade



Putting together a history or synopsis of Belgrade in a few short sentences is no easy task. The “White City” has been at the epicenter of conflicts of great empires for millennia,...

Where the locals go in Sarajevo



They say that Europe has enjoyed more than 70 years of peace for the first time in its history. It might be true in certain respects, but only if one disregards the conflicts that ...

Where the locals go in Podgorica



Podgorica, capital of Montenegro, a small country on the Adriatic sea, part of ex-Yugoslavia. With a population of just over 180,000 and having joined the map of the continent’s in...