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 »
Just as domestic cuisine can speak volumes about Macedonian culture, the tradition of wine production has even more to say. It would be impossible to even consider that you can enjoy the full scope of the Macedonian experience without having a taste of Macedonian wine. Exposing you to a sensory overload of another kind, Macedonian… Read more »
Witnessing the delicious taste of Macedonian cuisine, one is right to assume that it is accompanied by even broader range of drinks. Drinks that can pass as appetizers, enrich a meal or, as Macedonians sometimes prefer, drink on an empty stomach. And while the alcoholic beverages tend to occupy the spotlight, the choices are hardly… Read more »
Macedonia is a country where tradition carries a lot of weight. The cultural expression, more or less, thrives by paying homage to traditional and ethnic elements. So it goes that Macedonian music, architecture, even food, stylistically tilt towards the past – being its mirror, teaching us volumes about Macedonian history and tradition. And if there… Read more »
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 »
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 »
The nightlife in Skopje can easily accommodate almost every taste. It is a kaleidoscope run wild, including a combination of fancy bars, nightclubs, restaurants and kafanas. An image emporium of events and people, music and atmosphere, where you get to combine different places in one unforgettable experience. In this article, though aiming to describe the… Read more »
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.
A city so eclectic and amazingly entertaining, offering travelers a place where culture, tradition and modern mix into a perfect, unforgettable blend. It is a cultural kaleidoscope run wild, what it is. The urban dynamic life, the cultural heritage, tradition passed forward in a very appealing way, the mix of old and new, urbanism and nature.
Discovering the beauties of nature and exploring impeccable scenery, Macedonian customs, and traditional cuisine, you find yourself in Mavrovo .Set in the breathtaking scenery, amid grassy plateaus and snowy peaks of the mountainous region of western Macedonia, it is the frosting of the cake called the Macedonian outdoor experience.