The Complete Balkans Travel Guide (With Tips!)

Rila Monastery with mountains behind it in Bulgaria

Some of Europe’s most scenic spots lie in wait in the Balkans. From historic monasteries hidden in the mountains to the enchanting coastline along the Adriatic, you’ll find beautiful, budget-friendly destinations all over this region. Oh, and also some of the best wine and cheese you’ll ever have! In this post, we highlight several countries […]

10 of the Best Restaurants in Skopje

One of the best things about traveling in the Balkans is the cuisine. Every country has its own little specialties that makes visiting a real treat. However, Skopje, North Macedonia, has a special place in our foodie hearts. It’s a cheese lover’s dream. We can’t wait to try our hand at cooking some of these […]

16 Awesome Things to Do in Skopje!

It’s been called controversial and peculiar, but we call Skopje a great place to visit! While its history is definitely one of a kind and the scores of statues are somewhat odd, travelers who visit Skopje will find plenty of things to do and, of course, plenty of delectable dishes to eat. We ate our […]

How to Get Around Skopje, North Macedonia

When traveling in the Balkans, transportation is something that just isn’t easy to master. Getting from place to place can be pretty frustrating at times. North Macedonia is no different, so we thought we’d share our tips on how to get around Skopje and help make your Macedonian adventure easier. We tried every form of […]

Wine Tasting in Skopje, Macedonia: Kartal Winery

It was a welcome surprise to arrive in Skopje, North Macedonia, and discover that one of this country’s true specialties is wine. Usually, you hear of travelers flocking to the popular wine regions of France, Italy, or Spain or even some parts of the US. However, North Macedonia is more than deserving of a place […]

What to Do in Ohrid, Macedonia: Skopje Day Trip

The city of Ohrid is a true treasure of North Macedonia. With its mountainous views and sparkling blue Lake Ohrid, it’s no wonder that many visitors flock to this historical Macedonian city, especially during the summer. Ohrid would be a great place to spend a few days but if you’re based in Skopje like we […]