Wood-carving Part 3 – Tradition in Ohrid

Wood-carving Part 3 – Tradition in Ohrid

"Tradition lives because young people come along who catch its romance and add new glories to it."     - Michael Novak There are days when we forget how important keeping the tradition is. It's a very powerful force created in the past to remind everyone today how heritage is important while looking to the future. [...]

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The amazing views from the mountain pеаk Magaro

The amazing views from the mountain pеаk Magaro

There is something amazing about climbing on high buildings, mountains or maybe flying. Watching the world from above, from a bigger distance gives you different view not only to the landscape but also to life. It makes you realize how small we are, just a dot on the planet and there is so much waiting [...]

The Marble Lake

The Marble Lake

Human has always been trying to change nature and use it for his own "good". This is one of the examples where nature won over the human. Prilep's marble has been exploited from its surrounding mountains for centuries and is known as one of the most quality marbles on the Planet. Even ancient cities like [...]

The most famous village in Macedonia

The most famous village in Macedonia

There are many villages in my country, some of them with dilapidated houses and only a few citizens, other rich with population and architecture, but all of them different. There is one special village in many ways, a village with a spirit and wealthy history. Located on the slopes of the mountain Jablanica the village Vevchani [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]