‘Sup, Skopje?

Skopje, the capital of the Republic of North Macedonia (or just “Macedonia”) is totally unlike anywhere else we’ve been before.  The downtown area is packed full of gigantic statues and grandiose neoclassical buildings.  They are supposed to look older, but all were constructed since 2010 as part of the “Skopje 2014” project.    The purpose Read More …

Niš, Serbia

Is There Quiche in Niš? On to country number 16!  Although we were only in Serbia for a couple of days, it was interesting to experience the culture in another of the former republics of Yugoslavia.  Niš (pronounced “Nish”) is in the southern part of Serbia and was a convenient and interesting stopping place as we Read More …