Category: Europe

Rediscovered Europe: Croatia, Serbia, Bosnia & Herzegovina

I had seen most of Western Europe when I visited the Balkans, but I wasn’t prepared for the beauty and raw elements of war I would see.  Mountain views, lakes and valleys that would rival the best of Switzerland, rivers that rival the beauty of Idaho’s and untouched wilderness,...

Must See Cathedrals of Sofia Bulgaria

Black Sea to the East, Turkey and Greece to the south, Macedonia to the Southwest, and Romania to the North.  Sofia is a feast of richness in culture. I had a 5 hour stopover in Sofia on my way to Istanbul, and I asked the Taxi to drop me...

Skopje Macedonia and the Mysterious Gypsy City

Arriving in Skopje (Pronounced Scope-Ya) Macedonia by Train, we met up immediately with our new friend Darko.  What a cool name!  Darko, a native Macedonian was ready for us on the train platform arriving from Kosovo.  He had big plans and was anxious to show off his amazing city,...

Virgin Tourist Destinations: Albania and Kosovo

When I said I was flying into Albania and traveling across Kosovo to Macedonia some thought it was a very odd choice.  After having done it, I really enjoyed this trip and would recommend it for those looking for more of a raw European experience.  Some of the cheapest...