9 Things to See and Do in Skopje, the City of Sculptures

9 Things to See and Do in Skopje, the City of Sculptures

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August 29, 2021

If you’re looking for a place that’s a bit off-the-beaten-track, where you are unlikely to run into large tour groups, consider a trip to Skopje (pronounced scope-ee-ah). One of the low-cost capitals in Europe, this quirky city offers visitors a wide range of attractions, from the Kale Fortress to the Mother Teresa Memorial House and from the Millennium Cross to...

Southern Germany: Where Alpine Vistas, Romantic Castles, and Bavarian Traditions Meet

Southern Germany: Where Alpine Vistas, Romantic Castles, and Bavarian Traditions Meet

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August 22, 2021

Standing on a path overlooking the Neuschwanstein Castle, we could hear the clip-clop of horses’ hooves. A pair of chestnut-colored horses stomped past me and my husband, pulling a carriage carrying visitors. While the animals were a handsome pair, it was the scene of the medieval-style castle...