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 »

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 »

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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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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Macedonian Holidays – a Comprehensive Guide

When you observe the hospitable and welcoming predisposition of Macedonian citizens, curiosity strikes right away – I wonder how these people are celebrating their holidays, how many they actually have, and to what degree these obstruct the normal flow of everyday commerce, business and administration? The handy guide below lists all of the public Macedonian… 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 »

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 »