Category: North Macedonia

  • The most underrated European cities

    The most underrated European cities

    You ever forget the plot of something you know you watched? Travel can be like that sometimes. The memory of some places fades over time, and you stop being able to recognize the difference between a square you’ve visited in Spain and one in Poland. My memory is particularly terrible; I live perpetually in the…

  • 2018 in review

    2018 in review

    We’re just a few short days from closing the book on 2018. So I thought I’d take a break from holiday merriment to look back on the new stamps my gnome and I got on our passport. This year, I visited some great places and some not so great places. Here’s a recap of some…

  • Things to do in Skopje, Macedonia

    Things to do in Skopje, Macedonia

    Skopje is an awesome city to hang out in for a couple of days, see some interesting sights, and generally enjoy yourself without feeling swarmed by thousands of other tourists. These are some of the best things you don’t want to miss. Take a free walking tour The best way to get quickly caught up…

  • Things to do around Skopje, Macedonia

    Things to do around Skopje, Macedonia

    Despite the fact that there’s a lot of controversy about the new structures in Skopje, some of the best things to do there are actually outside the city. Luckily, not too far. Lake Matka Canyon Perhaps the most recommended, most visited place outside of Skopje is the canyon on Lake Matka. The canyon is created…

  • Ohrid in 2 days

    Ohrid in 2 days

    Ohrid is known for its clear blue lake and for having 365 churches – one for each day of the year. But I’ve gotten to know it as a place where you can take a truly relaxing vacation. Macedonia’s lake-side city is a popular summer haven for people looking to spend some time in the…

  • Why you should visit Macedonia off season

    Why you should visit Macedonia off season

    I never travel during peak summer months or heavy holiday season. I hate waiting in line for anything, and I hate crowds so a July vacation is not for me. But many places are so popular that peak season is pretty much year round. Macedonia is definitely not one of those places. And traveling there…