About Macedonia

6 things I learned since I moved to Macedonia

Of course as soon as you start living in another country you will learn plenty of new things. As I was thinking about how to write this article I want to point out the stuff that changed me for the better. The stuff that’s making me happier. This probably sounds weird to many people including… Continue reading 6 things I learned since I moved to Macedonia

About Macedonia

The types of Kafana and my experience

Café or restaurant or… something else? I never heard about kafana until I arrived in Macedonia. When I heard the word I did imagine some kind of café, but I could not have imagined this. Traditional food combined with a lot of alcohol (mostly Rakija, beer and wine) and live folklore music. I do have… Continue reading The types of Kafana and my experience

About Macedonia

Macedonia, the shocking and wonderful mentality

Here I was in Macedonia without a job and not really searching for one either. But couple of months before my visa expired, I started to ask around. As I mentioned in my previous blogs, this Dutch community in Macedonia is small but very, very strong. And right on time I got a job in a… Continue reading Macedonia, the shocking and wonderful mentality

Tips & Tricks

How life abroad goes when you don’t know the language

So here I was, just moved in together with my boyfriend in an apartment in Skopje. The first year of my new life in Skopje and I didn’t had a job. Some people would say they would get so bored or would go crazy because they don’t have work. But I had the time to… Continue reading How life abroad goes when you don’t know the language

Tips & Tricks

The first year living abroad, what is happening?

I moved abroad for love, some move for work and others because they are travelers. And living abroad is something different, something on a whole new level of experience. I wasn’t completely new to the country; I knew his family, most of his friends and their culture, but it was not easy. Not everything will go… Continue reading The first year living abroad, what is happening?

Tips & Tricks

Are you planning to move abroad? Be prepared! Part 2

So you are planning to move abroad, but you don’t have all the information you need? Read the second part to help you with your preparations for moving abroad. It is not easy to find out all the laws of the country about immigration, especially if you don’t know the language. Find people who do,… Continue reading Are you planning to move abroad? Be prepared! Part 2