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Things to do in Skopje

Skopje isn’t what leaps to mind when you think of European cities, is it? It’s probably among the lesser known capitals, along with Chisinau. To me, it was the easiest way to get to Kosovo for a travel writing assignment on the then two-month-old nation. When I checked into my Skopje hotel, the manager asked […]

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Elvis of the Balkans

Tose Proeski performed Macedonia’s entry in the Eurovision Song Contest in 2004 and was named by the BBC as the Elvis of the Balkans.

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The Macedonian naming dispute

The Macedonian naming dispute: How Greece and Macedonia battle over the name Macedonia. And over the nationality of Alexander the Great.

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