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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 »

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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.

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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 »

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Canyon Matka – A nature paradise near Skopje

Wander just a few miles out of the urban jungle, and you find yourself at the very gate to the Macedonian countryside. The first stop, surprisingly close to the city of Skopje, is the nature paradise known as Canyon Matka. An outdoor attraction covering 5000 hectares of breathtaking scenery, it is easily one of the… 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 »