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VISITING ALBANIA

If you think that life’s simple in North Macedonia, you really should spend a few hours in neighbouring Albania, an easy thing to do if you’ve got a car and a desire to visit a country that to this remains a mystery to most Europeans. Reachable via one of two border crossings on either side …

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OHRID TROUT

If you like fresh trout you’ll love fresh Ohrid trout, a unique species found only in the lake from which it gets its name and that can be found on just about every menu in the region. Try it at Ohrid’s recommended Biljanini Izvori restaurant, where you can choose your own from the live ones …

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OHRID GJOMLEZE

This awesomely simple regional treat is made from nothing more than flour, water, salt and oil and is definitely worth seeking out on the menu when you’re in the area. Taking hours to make due to the countless layers it’s made from, the finished product should be brown and crispy on the outside and soft …

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FRUIT OF THE LAND

The town of Resen and its immediate surroundings are famed for the fruit that’s grown there, in particular the apples that can be seen growing in large and small orchards throughout the region. A fun and interesting diversion away from all the usual tourist activities in this part of North Macedonia can be found courtesy …

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FRUIT OF THE LAND

The town of Resen and its immediate surroundings are famed for the fruit that’s grown there, in particular the apples that can be seen growing in large and small orchards throughout the region. A fun and interesting diversion away from all the usual tourist activities in this part of North Macedonia can be found courtesy …

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