How Much Does It Cost to Travel Macedonia – How Much We Spent in a Week

View over Ohrid Lake from Galičica National Park

If you are planning a trip to Macedonia, it may help you to see how much it cost us. Although we didn’t write down every single expense, we did keep track of prices to give an indication of prices in different areas of the country. We arrived in Skopje at midnight from Podgorica. We arrived late at night and tried to find a room in one of the hostels. Most we asked, were already full.…

Macedonians: A Peculiar Folk – Oddities about Macedonia and its People

Lake Debar

Every country has its own customs, manners and people. Sometimes, this may seem odd to outsiders. We mentioned the Lisbonese, the Germans and the Philippines before; and this time, we want to share the things that we thought were peculiar in Macedonia. Great differences in one country In the Balkans, local buses seem to be gifts from other countries. In Herzegovina, buses are a present “from the people of Japan”, in modern-looking city of Skopje, buses are…

The Best Viewpoints and Swimming Spots around Lake Ohrid

Lake Ohrid is the pearl of Macedonia’s stunning nature and therefore should be discovered from all angles and perspectives. This article presents 4 charming places surrounding the lake, all offering unique viewpoints and refreshing swimming spots Struga The beach of Struga in the North marks the starting point of our tour around Lake Ohrid. The town of Struga itself follows the movement of the Black Drin River which flows out of the lake. The beach…

How Much Does It Cost To Travel Montenegro – Budva and Kotor on a Budget

Montenegro, Budva, Mogren

Montenegro or Crna Gora (Black mountain) is the first ecological state ever, meaning that the country established a legal paper to protect its nature and the rare species of animals. Montenegro covers ancient forests with trees more than 500 years old, crystal clear rivers and wide ranges of landscapes that are completely untouched by humans and instead ruled by bears and wolves. Budget-friendly time to travel: Before or after season. Only in the periods before…

Colorful Streets of Mostar – Guide to Mostar’s Street Art

Mostar, street art, railway station, giants

Every city has streets: Long streets, narrow streets, clean streets, dirty streets, colorful streets, dull streets. When we explore a new place, we pass hundreds of streets. Often without even realizing it. However, if we realize it, it’s due to the fact that something caught our attention. Sometimes we become fully aware of a certain street or corner just because there is something that lured us into pausing for a moment and breathing in the…

Places in Bosnia & Herzegovina which will Uncover the Truth about this Country

Ruins of Počitelj (Bosnia and Herzegovina)

Traveling to new places often requires us to adapt to new environments, new people, new cultures. To cut a long story short: when we travel, we’re constantly learning about the truth of a country. We do this by getting to know its history, how the lives of the people here developed throughout time, what core events took place and in which venues. Each country has a story to tell: about the perks of reality, the…