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Visiting Skopje Old Bazaar- The Most Beautiful Part of Skopje

The Skopje Old Bazaar is one of the oldest and largest marketplaces in the Balkans and during its hay-days, it was the second-largest bazaar in the world (only behind Istanbul’s Kapalicarsi). It has been Skopje’s trade and commerce hub since the 12th century. Throughout the years, the city developed around the Old Bazaar area and …

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Visiting Matka Canyon From Skopje- Everything You Need To Know

Just a few miles away from Skopje, you’ll discover Matka Canyon; a vast natural paradise that covers close to 5,000 hectares of incredible scenery. The canyon is easily one of the most captivating places in Macedonia and a perfect idea for a day trip from Skopje. Many tourists don’t know about the canyon but there’s a good reason …

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Orlando Off The Beaten Track- 18 Hidden Gems in Orlando You Didn’t Know About

Also known as the Theme Park Capital of the World, Orlando is regularly one of the top 5 most visited cities in the US and one of the best places for a family vacation. But Orlando has a lot more to offer than just theme parks and quirky attractions. If you like getting off the beaten …

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Istanbul Off The Beaten Track- 18 Hidden Gems in Istanbul Most People Don’t Know About

Whether you call it Istanbul, Constantinople, or Byzantium, one thing is for sure; this is a city so great that it can’t be contained in one continent. Istanbul is the place where Asia and Europe meet and the city is known as the Center of the World for a reason. This grandiose metropolis is home …

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35 Fun Facts About Bulgaria You Probably Didn’t Know

Bulgaria is a small but beautiful country with a rich history located in the Balkan, a region still marked as ‘developing’ when it comes to tourism. However, there are a lot of fun facts about Bulgaria that will make you want to visit. So, whether you’re thinking of traveling to Bulgaria or are just curious …

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Bulgaria On Course to Rival Spain as Destination of Choice for Older Travelers

Not so long ago, Bulgaria was considered a treasured secret of the savvy travelers set. A land of soaring mountains, fascinating culture and history, and not to mention pristine sun-kissed beaches along the country’s Black Sea coast, all largely off the beaten path of mainstream Western tourism. But all of that has now changed. Last …

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Collect Unforgettable Moments at The Land of Whitewashed Buildings – Unique things to do in Santorini

Many places on our planet claim to be the most beautiful of all and the Greek island of Santorini is always in the conversation. Looking at the postcards with picturesque, whitewashed Cycladic houses with azure-blue roofs and walls uniformly-painted with the purest of white that gives the whole city a pink shade during sunsets, no …

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Greece off the beaten track: 26 hidden gems in Greece you didn’t know about

It’s no secret that Greece is one of the most famous tourist destinations in Europe and millions of tourists visit this beautiful Mediterranean country every year. Surely, you’ve heard of the iconic Parthenon and the ancient Acropolis or daydreamed about staying in a chic luxury villa in Zakynthos while enjoying the view of the sun …

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The Ultimate Macedonia bucket list: 28 Places in Macedonia you absolutely have to visit

Macedonia is probably one of the most fascinating but still underpublicized tourist destinations in Europe. You might not think there aren’t too many interesting places to visit in a country barely bigger than Vermont but you’d be wrong. Macedonia today is a melting pot of Persian, Roman, Ottoman, and Slavic cultures where most cities’ skyline …

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