Tag: ohrid

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • The incredible kindness of the Macedonian people

    The incredible kindness of the Macedonian people

    I’ve been raving about the kindness of the Macedonians all week. And because it’s well-deserved, I wanted to dedicate a whole post to giving examples of it. All of these little things made visiting Skopje and Ohrid unbelievably pleasant. It started when we arrived at the bus station in Skopje. Since we didn’t have cash…

  • Could I Live Here? Ohrid Edition

    Could I Live Here? Ohrid Edition

    Ohrid is the kind of place I thought existed only in movies about a middle aged woman starting her life over abroad. It’s an absolutely gorgeous place to visit, and I have a feeling it would also be pretty nice to live in. Atmosphere Since we came out of season, the city was calm and…