Macedonian Arbor Day – Story Of A Nation Going Green

Macedonians today, under weather conditions still unusually welcoming for this period of the year, are engaged in setting up the Tree Day campaign- a massive planting action that covers the face of a nation; a true Green Peace heaven, with a tradition that started back in 2008.

Cost Of Living In Macedonia

The cost of living in certain areas is rarely observed through the scope of price versus quality of product or service. I’ve seen traveling peers instantly assuming that low cost usually goes hand in hand with terrible infrastructure, service, and hospitality. Such a bias can easily cloud your judgment when analyzing Macedonia as you next… Read more »

Macedonian Wines

Just as domestic cuisine can speak volumes about Macedonian culture, the tradition of wine production has even more to say. It would be impossible to even consider that you can enjoy the full scope of the Macedonian experience without having a taste of Macedonian wine. Exposing you to a sensory overload of another kind, Macedonian… Read more »

Macedonian Beverages

Witnessing the delicious taste of Macedonian cuisine, one is right to assume that it is accompanied by even broader range of drinks. Drinks that can pass as appetizers, enrich a meal or, as Macedonians sometimes prefer, drink on an empty stomach. And while the alcoholic beverages tend to occupy the spotlight, the choices are hardly… Read more »

Macedonian handicrafts

Macedonia is a country where tradition carries a lot of weight. The cultural expression, more or less, thrives by paying homage to traditional and ethnic elements. So it goes that Macedonian music, architecture, even food, stylistically tilt towards the past – being its mirror, teaching us volumes about Macedonian history and tradition. And if there… Read more »

The Balkan Lynx in Macedonia

Considered to be a national symbol, and placed on the back of the 5 denar coin, the Macedonian wildcat, the Balkan lynx, is one of the rarest animals in the world. Around 100 specimens are believed to be scattered around the Balkans, most of which inhabit the National Park Mavrovo. Facing a real threat of… Read more »

The Galichnik Wedding Festival

Only 12 kilometers away from Mavrovo, following what is probably the most scenic drive you will ever take, there lies the village of Galichnik. A true testament to the past, located at 1,500 meters elevation, it is one of oldest monuments of Macedonian tradition. And though famous for its centuries old heritage and unique natural… Read more »

Nightlife in Skopje

The nightlife in Skopje can easily accommodate almost every taste. It is a kaleidoscope run wild, including a combination of fancy bars, nightclubs, restaurants and kafanas. An image emporium of events and people, music and atmosphere, where you get to combine different places in one unforgettable experience. In this article, though aiming to describe the… Read more »