If you had told me a year ago that I would see the vast majority of ancient fortresses and fortified cities in the Balkans, I wouldn’t have believed you.
Driving in the Balkans is not an easy affair but with a little bit of preparation anyone can do it.
More Turkish than Istanbul: We’ve heard this expression to describe several places in the Balkans – Skopje’s old Turkish bazaar being one.
Ohrid is a pretty unique place: where else can you try your hand at the Cyrllic alphabet as you sip beer and eat good pizza while watching kids play soccer against the side of a 13th century church.
Molly and I became fascinated with Macedonia during our five day trip. It’s an ethnically diverse and historically fascinating country that has played a significant role in every great European civilization.
Molly and I recently took a week to drive through Albania, Macedonia and Kosovo. Each of these countries felt like a new frontier where a mountain range, river or lake created a natural border.