Religion in Macedonia

Located in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, and being at the focal point of many geopolitical events, Macedonia has a rich cultural heritage. A small country, and therefore susceptible to foreign influence, Macedonia adopted many customs, cultural décor and religion. The article ahead will describe the religion in Macedonia, putting in context what you… Read more »

Sharplaninec – The Macedonian Shepherd Dog

Ingenious to this region, the Macedonian shepherd dog is perhaps the most characteristic embodiment of the rough yet breathtaking Macedonian landscape. With thick fur, and independent disposition, it perfectly symbolizes the formidable mountain terrain. Known by many names, its origin can be tracked to the Sar Mountains, where this gorgeous animal has been a livestock… Read more »

Most popular tourist attractions of the Ex-Yugoslav region

Once a mighty federation spanning from Slovenian Alps to Macedonian olive plantations, the Ex-Yugoslav region still remains a popular tourist destination. The offer, both rich and diverse, makes this territory one of the most attractive corners on the entire European continent. Following this guide, you’ll discover places of mesmerizing beauty. Dotting the map, there is… Read more »

Macedonian Arbor Day – Story Of A Nation Going Green

Macedonians today, under weather conditions still unusually welcoming for this period of the year, are engaged in setting up the Tree Day campaign- a massive planting action that covers the face of a nation; a true Green Peace heaven, with a tradition that started back in 2008.

The Balkan Lynx in Macedonia

Considered to be a national symbol, and placed on the back of the 5 denar coin, the Macedonian wildcat, the Balkan lynx, is one of the rarest animals in the world. Around 100 specimens are believed to be scattered around the Balkans, most of which inhabit the National Park Mavrovo. Facing a real threat of… Read more »