Erik Mut, a guy from Toronto, Canada of Slovak-German descent, first came to Belgrade in 2006. He fell in love with the city and its culture.

He first tried living in Belgrade in 2008 and then spent a period of 3 years living between Belgrade and Toronto, 3 months at a time.

Then in 2011, he moved to London, UK for a year, but longed to get back to Belgrade and find a way to stay there long term.

Since the end of 2012, Erik has lived in Belgrade most of the time. He works online for UK & US based companies doing IT related work.

He plays in a band called Erik & The Worldly Savages and broadcasts Belgrade Beat, a youtube channel aimed at giving a foreign perspective on life in the city.

The channel has been quite successful, with more than 1 million views and 7000 subscribers.