Skopje Wizzair Marathon Runners

Skopje Marathon

A festival of health, athleticism and endurance, the Skopje marathon is perhaps one of the biggest sporting events in the entire Balkan region. Held annually at the very beginning of May, it attracts competitors and spectators from all over the world, joined together to crown this city as a true marathon metropolis. Having its first… Read more »

Museum On Water

The Bay of Bones museum near Ohrid

The museum on water, otherwise known as Bay of Bones, is an archeological complex located at the excavation site of Ploca Micov Kamen, near Gradishte and Pestani along the Ohrid coast. An authentic reconstruction of the pile dwelling settlement, Bay of Bones is a very popular day trip and one of the most attractive destinations… Read more »

Drinking Macedonian Wine In Sopot

Chateau Sopot near Veles – the heavenly vineyard

Chateau Sopot is one of the most renowned Macedonian wineries, with quality wine production, and breathtaking on-site scenery. If you are in Macedonia, visiting the vineyard is terrific idea – combining the outdoor with the gourmet, it is a very popular day trip. Location wise, the Chateau Sopot winery sits to the right of the… Read more »

marble lake prilep

The breathtaking marble lake near Prilep

For those of you who enjoy offroad experiences, and try to have them on a budget, Macedonia is a dream come true. With adventure opportunities aplenty, especially during spring and summer, you’ll find serene and picturesque scenery waiting to be discovered. Most of the attraction sites are offering a combination of activities, where you can… Read more »

Ohrid Summer Festival

Ohrid Summer Festival

Ohrid summer festival is one of the most prestigious events in the Republic of Macedonia, as well as within the broader context of the European festival scene. Traditionally taking place between the 12th of July and 20th of August, Ohrid Summer is featuring a rich artistic program with concerts, theatre plays, art exhibitions and poetry… Read more »

St Naum Monastery Ohrid

The Magnificent Monastery of Saint Naum

The Monastery of St. Naum is a magnificently massive complex, located 29 kilometers south of Ohrid, on a plateau close to the Albanian border. It is, without any doubt, one of the most attractive Macedonian tourist destinations. With a wonderful surrounding area, the St. Naum Monastery is a popular day trip where you can enjoy… Read more »

pelister - baba mountain, macedonia

National Park Pelister – Climbing Baba Mountain

The mountainous geography of Macedonia is a magnificent sight to behold. Extremely colorful, given the small territory it covers, it offers a very diverse, yet forgiving landscape that is home to rich flora and fauna. This article will take you to Pelister and through Baba Mountain – cutting between scenic topography, dense forests, and picturesque… Read more »

macedonia weather

The Weather in Macedonia – A Complete Resource

Forecasting the weather in Macedonia takes more than simply observing a 14 day chart. To confidently plan your vacation, therefore, you need to understand the climate in Macedonia, the areal differences, and how it is affected by humidity, wind and other factors. To begin with, Macedonia has a pronounced continental climate with very cold winters… Read more »

macedonian currency - denars

Macedonian Currency – The Macedonian Denar (MKD)

Using a foreign currency is puzzling enough for many people, that it can legitimately degrade your traveling experience. For this purpose, we take a look at the official Macedonian currency, which is the Macedonian denar, and cover the history, conversion rates to USD, EUR, CHF, and provide some context for the value of each coin… Read more »

skopje hostel - skopje

Skopje Hostel, Skopje – Review

The Skopje hostel scene has matured well throughout the years, and there are several renowned accommodation facilities dotting the map. This review covers one of them, and does so in depth, going over aspects such as location, staff, price, and general view of the place. The venue in question is Skopje Hostel, which is one… Read more »