Starting around the end of August, Struga Poetry Evenings is crowning the Macedonian cultural scene for the summer. Established back in 1961 it is perhaps the oldest international poetry festival. The humble beginnings, it seems, were never a hurdle to international acclaim. Over the years, the festival grew to one of the most important poetic… Read more »
Whether you are entering the Republic of Macedonia for a longer stay, or simply passing by, this guide will come handy. Even if you are thousands of miles away, but want to send a package or learn how Macedonian customs work, we have you covered. Listed below, you will find the Macedonia postal codes, or… Read more »
If you are looking for a piece of history, that’s been greatly preserved and conveniently located near the capital, an impressive brick and stone structure awaits. An archeological site 2km from central Skopje, the village of Vizbegovo is home to one of the last remaining aqueducts on the Balkan Peninsula. Offering great photo opportunities and… Read more »
The Republic of Macedonia is home to over 2 million people united under one official flag. Proposed by Miroslav Grcev in the early 90’s, and adopted on the fifth of October, the modern Macedonian flag has been used ever since. The goal of this article is to familiarise you with the symbolism of the Macedonian… Read more »
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 »
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 »
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 »
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 village of Vevcani is a great one site stop for combining multiple unique Macedonian experiences. Many people are known to visit exclusively for the Vevcani carnival, mapping this place for another mid-summer tour as well. The Vevcani springs, glacial lakes, mountain slopes and scenery quickly add to one of the most colorful outdoor experiences. Close to Ohrid and Struga, this is a place that you must schedule on your next tour.
Struga is a place where natural beauty meets centuries old tradition, and where you can experience a very diverse cultural offer, combined with relaxing beaches and traditional Macedonian cuisine. About 14km near Ohrid, it is a place worth visiting and spending a day or two at the exchange of discovering a palate of unforgettable and unique experiences. Discovering Macedonia is impossible without spending at least one day in Struga.