Macedonia: Lake On Me

I always like blog posts about lakes since they give me the opportunity to use a whole series of terrible lake-based puns. There are obviously a whole wealth of lake related activities you can do in Ohrid, from boat rides to monastery visits to even nipping across the border to Albania if you fancy it. What … Continue reading Macedonia: Lake On Me

Macedonia: Having an Ohrid Time

It's described as the jewel of Macedonia's crown - the southern town of Ohrid certainly had a lot to live up to. I was incredibly excited about visiting this place, a picturesque town sitting on the edge of a gigantic lake just 3 hours away from the Macedonian capital of Skopje. Straddling the borders of … Continue reading Macedonia: Having an Ohrid Time

Skopje: Millennium Cross

One attraction you can't miss in Skopje, regardless of where you are in the city, is the Millennium Cross as it sits high above the city on Mount Vodno, visible from just about anywhere. At 66 ft, it's more than double the size of the Christ the Redeemer statue in Rio and is pretty darn … Continue reading Skopje: Millennium Cross

Macedonia: Skopjing It Out

Because Kosovo is so small, the bus ride from Pristina to Macedonia's capital, Skopje, takes only about 2.5 hours. There are regular buses (just about every hour) from Pristina to Skopje and you can buy a ticket from Pristina bus station on the day of travel for €5.50. Ths bus wasn't even half full on the … Continue reading Macedonia: Skopjing It Out