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Stone Bridge 1. Local cuisine is very peculiar and resembles Turkish. National cuisine restaurants are very popular among holidaymakers. Typically, in such dining places, in addition to local dishes, popular European food is served. Thus, there won’t be any difficulties with having a dinner.
2. It is most profitable to pay for goods and services with national currency. Tourists are advised to exchange currency only in banks and specialized exchange offices. Don’t use services of private individuals, otherwise it is likely to become a victim of fraud.
3. In major shopping centers and restaurants you can pay with your credit card; going to a market be sure to take enough of cash. It is definitely worth to bargain at markets and in private retail stores, as it will significantly reduce the price.
4. Local hotels feature quite high prices. As a rule, the most expensive hotels are located near the center of the city; better accommodation is offered in remote areas. Budget travelers should also pay attention to private vacation hotels, as the range of services there is no worse than in hotels.
5. You can go on a trip at any time of the year; the high tourist season is from June to September. At this time, the city hosts many interesting events and festivals, so you need to take care about booking a room in advance. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
6. Local residents are quite affable and friendly, but you should respect local traditions and show respect for other cultures. One of the best ways to express your respect for locals is to learn a few phrases in their native language; this action is sure to be appreciated.
7. Talking to locals don’t touch upon political issues and topics associated with family relationships. Any other topic of conversation would be willingly supported.
Skopje is the best base for exploring the national cuisine of Macedonia. There are restaurants of different classes in the city. You can try the best kebab in town in the attractive Destan … Open
8. Visitors are advised to look for souvenirs at local markets, as in this case the price will be the most attractive. On the contrary, it is better to purchase jewelry and clothes in large shopping centers and specialized salons; in this case, you can be sure of the quality of the product.
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Macedonia: travelling advices

2. It is better not to include the territories bordering Kosovo and Serbia in the travel program across the country as it is only possible to stay in these regions after obtaining a special permit.
3. When deciding on accommodation options, it is best to choose in favor of the private establishments as Macedonian hotels are quite expensive.
4. The official currency of Macedonia is denar. In large cities, Banks work until seven in the evening, while in small towns they operate from seven in the morning up until one in the afternoon. The employees may demand for your Passport when you go to make a transaction.
5. Payment for goods using credit cards is not particularly common in the country. In general, credit cards are accepted only in expensive hotels and large shopping centers in Skopje. It is recommended to always have some cash with you at all times. … Open
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Travelling to Skopje - advices and tips. What should be provisioned in advance, the rules you might want to follow, and the things you better avoid doing in Skopje. We help you to make your trip smooth and easy, with no unexpected surprises.
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