Skopje – Balkans’ Las Vegas, a city of kitsch or something else?

Skopje – Balkans’ Las Vegas, a city of kitsch or something else?

Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia, has many nicknames. Starting as a City of earthquakes, because if we look back through the centuries every 500 years some strong earthquake has destroyed the city. However, Skopje has been rebuilt each time. The last terrible earthquake happened on 26 July 1963, when 80% of the city just disappeared in [...]

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Peshna – the cave where the fantasy and reality collide

Peshna – the cave where the fantasy and reality collide

The cave Peshna has the biggest entrance in the Balkans! Located 6 km from Makedonski Brod on the regional road to Samokov it is one of the most attractive natural beauties of Macedonia. Unfortunately, not many people know about it, even the Macedonians are still discovering it, so it is a hidden gem and an unexplored [...]

Things to do with children and family in Chicago

Things to do with children and family in Chicago

"It is hopeless for the occasional visitor to try to keep up with Chicago. She outgrows his prophecies faster than he can make them." - Mark Twain, 1883 Chicago was only 46 years old when Mark Twain wrote those words, from a small trading post at the mouth of the Chicago River into one of [...]

Smolari Waterfall – hiking through amazing nature

Smolari Waterfall – hiking through amazing nature

The mountains are rich with gems waiting to be discovered. If you are nature and hiking lover you shouldn't miss Smolari Waterfall located on the lower flow of the Smolari river, on the mountain Belasica, Macedonia. Smolari Waterfall is the highest waterfall in the country, it's about 39,5 m high (129,6 ft) on the altitude of [...]

#1 Attraction in the State Illinois – Starved Rock State Park

#1 Attraction in the State Illinois – Starved Rock State Park

Surrounded by the flat, seemingly endless fields of Illinois farm country, a totally different topography is found within the Starved Rock State Park. It's a unique contrast that will amaze you with its scenic trails and canyons and for sure you will enjoy the panoramic views from tall bluffs. This amazing park is situated along [...]

“One Pearl” – Please

“One Pearl” – Please

When ordering a cocktail we are buying a promise of a liquid escape to happiness. Meaning that creating a mixture of different drinks as alcohol and juices, fruit, herbs, ice, etc. should evoke feelings, memories and at the same time create new in a special atmosphere. That's why it's important for that promise to be fulfilled. [...]

The secret of the Ohrid Pearl

The secret of the Ohrid Pearl

The pearl is a symbol of beauty, love, marriage, clean, wealth, virginity and perfection. Throughout history, the pearl, with its warm inner glow, has been one of the most highly prized and wanted gems. Countless references to the pearl can be found in the religions and mythology from the earliest times. The ancient Egyptians were buried [...]