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Skiing in Mavrovo – winter in Macedonia

If you are looking for an affordable skiing destination, where mountain slopes of different size blend with magnificent scenery, Mavrovo might be the perfect place. Macedonia can offer adventure opportunities aplenty during the summer season, but with the arrival of winter, skiing in Mavrovo is the chief attraction.  In what is less than two hours… 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 »

macedonian currency - denars

Macedonian Currency – The Macedonian Denar (MKD)

Using a foreign currency is puzzling enough for many people, that it can legitimately degrade your traveling experience. For this purpose, we take a look at the official Macedonian currency, which is the Macedonian denar, and cover the history, conversion rates to USD, EUR, CHF, and provide some context for the value of each coin… 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 »

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 »

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 »

Best Bars In Skopje

Best Bars in Skopje

You won’t be able to fully explore the Macedonian culture without paying a visit to some of the bars in Skopje. The capital of Macedonia has a dynamic nightlife that will leave anyone in awe! Whether you’re looking to try out some delicious cocktails, or have the traditional Macedonian drink “rakija”, this city has a… Read more »

Fast Food Skopje

Fast food Skopje – best places and what to order

“Fast food Skopje” is a weird expression considering how special the Macedonian cuisine is. Macedonia is famous for its amazing traditional food and the slow cooking practices. The locals are used to make everything from scratch and they enjoy meals containing fresh ingredients such as veggies, fruits, cheese and meat from local farms. It’s safe… Read more »