Ohrid – A visit to one of the oldest lakes in Europe

Lake Ohrid is located on the mountainous border between southwestern North Macedonia and eastern Albania. It is one of the deepest (294 m) and oldest lakes in Europe, with a unique aquatic ecosystem that includes more than 200 endemic species. Due to its importance, the lake was designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1979,…

Bitola – An unknown historic Balkan city

Just 12 km from the borders of Greece, Bitola is the second largest city in North Macedonia. It has managed to maintain its unique 18th and 19th century architecture, with buildings that show its former glory and historic past, when every major European country had a consulate here due to the trading and business that…