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Millennium Cross hike and Mount Vodno’s vista

On our second afternoon in Skopje, we stopped for lunch in the Old Bazaar, joined by Simon, one of the Germans we met during the free Skopje walking tour. We ate some delicious food: Tim and I chose Kebapchinya, Ana decided to get the ubiquitous Shopska salad, and Simon chose the baked beans. Over lunch, somehow we suddenly decided to go together on a Millennium Cross hike. We also talked about a lot of other things and discovered that we had a lot of things in common. Tim and Simon had actually gone to the same university, though they finished …

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Skopje walking tour with the entertaining Miha

Early in the morning, we woke up and had a quick breakfast at Urban Hostel & Apartments. We then went to Skopje‘s center and split up. Ana and I went to the Memorial House of Mother Teresa, which was the Skopje walking tour starting point. In the meantime, Tim went to walk around in the city on his own. Join me and Ana to find out about the free Skopje walking tour we went on! Highlights of the free Skopje walking tour It was the first time I went on a walking tour. It was interesting that we had a diverse group of Americans, Australians, …

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Kantina Restaurant Skopje – Why you must eat here

On our first day in Skopje, we were looking for a place to eat, recommended by Lonely Planet. Sadly, it no longer existed, as we soon found out after asking around. However, our steps took us to a really nice place nearby, where we heard some good music: Kantina Restaurant, Skopje. And I loved the food and the atmosphere so much that I absolutely had to share this with you. So don’t skip going to Kantina when you visit Skopje. Keep reading to find out why! Kantina Restaurant Skopje has friendly staff We sat down on the terrace and a very …

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The start of our Skopje North Macedonia travel adventure

As the sun began its ascent behind the majestic peaks of Rila National Park, we reluctantly bid farewell to the serene Rila Monastery. The journey to Skopje, North Macedonia awaited us, and we were eager to embark on the next chapter of our Balkan road trip. The road, however, had other plans. With construction crews diligently working to expand the pathways and freshly cut trees strewn across our path, our progress was slow, almost teasingly so. But as the saying goes, “It’s not about the destination, but the journey”. And what a journey it was! As we navigated the winding …

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