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

Kosovo: Germia Park

One of the biggest surprises for me in Kosovo was how staggeringly green it is. Even in the dishevelled streets of Pristina, you're surrounded by hills and mountains and, most notably, a large national park - Germia. Deciding that Pristina's bus system was too complicated for my delicate mind, I opted for the 45 minute … Continue reading Kosovo: Germia Park

Kosovo: The Pristina Streets

After a few days in Belgrade, it was time to venture further off the beaten track and visit the newest country on the planet (though Scotland might soon nab that record). Kosovo declared independence in 2008 though it's only recognised by just over half the UN and neighbouring Serbia still deems it to be its … Continue reading Kosovo: The Pristina Streets