A weekend on Lake Ohrid, the “Balkan Pearl”

Ohrid, a town in the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, is a popular tourist destination for Eastern Europeans, for its affordability and range of activities. The entire town and lake of Ohrid are UNESCO World Heritage sites, for their ancient cultural significance and natural beauty.

Best of the Balkans

Growing up, I remember learning European geography: England, France, Spain, Germany.. and all those little countries in the East. This past summer, I realized that ‘those little countries’, the Balkans, are some of the most enchanting (an inexpensive) places in Europe. I spent over three months in the Balkans and fell in love with the cultures of…