Matka Skopje Macedonia

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 »

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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Stobi macedonia

Stobi – an archeological site worth visiting

Stobi is an archeological site in the middle of Macedonia. Surprisingly underrated, this ancient city was an economic and strategically valuable hub, and once the capital of a Roman province named Macedonia Salutaris. Nowadays, partially preserved buildings fill this massive excavation site, packed densely enough to spark your imagination.  From tall columns and spectacular mosaics,… Read more »

Heraclea Bitola

Heraclea Lyncestis near Bitola, Macedonia

Heraclea Lyncestis is an ancient town founded by Philip II of Macedon, during the middle of the 4th century BC. It is currently one of the most visited attractions in Macedonia, narrating the history of the Hellenistic, Roman and early Christian era. Displaying some truly remarkable remains, this archeological site is on par with Stobi,… Read more »

Galicnik Wedding

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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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 »