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 »

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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 »

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 »

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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 »

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City Inn Apartments, Ohrid – Review

Being the most frequented tourist destination in Macedonia, Ohrid welcomes a huge influx of people throughout the summer season. Looking back in retrospect, we can see that the entrepreneurial spirit of this small town is on par with the increased demand for accommodation. Hotels quickly took the backseat, leaving room for family run businesses like… Read more »

rekord hostel skopje

Rekord Hostel, Skopje – Review

If you are looking for budget accommodation in Skopje, hostels are a convenient substitute for pricey hotel bookings. And with the rental industry taking off, they too had to step up their game, offering more comfort at lower prices. Rekord Hostel, as described in this review, is among the highest rated accommodation facilities in the… Read more »

Robinson Sunset House, Ohrid – Review

Whatever else might be said, Ohrid is the tourism capital of Macedonia. During the summer season, the region would transform and attract thousands of people from all around the globe. The hospitality offer, luckily, is on par with the ever increasing demand, and dozens of accommodation facilities are dotting the map. Hostels and apartment villas,… Read more »

Krushevo

Without much in the way of bragging, Krushevo’s citizens would say, and for a fact, that their town is the highest one in the entire Balkans. At an altitude of 1250 meters, and with only 5300 people occupying it, this is the place where the mind goes wondering. Slow and uneasy when it comes to change, the town itself represents a heritage.

Kokino

Astronomy aficionado or not, this place is something you ought to visit. Listed side by side with ancient observatories as Stonehenge (Great Britain), Abu Simbel (Egypt), Angkor Wat (Cambodia), Machu Picchu (Peru), it represents a significant heritage and definitely a must see for people whose interests rest with ancient history, nature, or somewhere between adventure and mysticism.