- 1 Overview of North Macedonia
- 2 Continent
- 3 From UK?
- 4 AstraZeneca vaccine: Where does the world stand on suspensions?
- 5 What is ATM access like in North Macedonia?
- 6 Is North Macedonia a safe destination for LGBTQI-travellers?
- 7 Which Countries Have The Most Women In Parliament?
- 8 Are credit cards accepted widely in North Macedonia?
- 9 From New Zealand?
- 10 From Australia?
- 11 Why does CDC recommend packing these health-related items?
- 12 12 – A highlander or mountainous name?
- 13 What can I do to avoid bed bugs?
- 14 Do I need to purchase travel insurance before travelling in North Macedonia?
- 15 What is the internet access like in North Macedonia?
- 16 Can I drink the water in North Macedonia?
- 17 From Canada?
- 18 Contact us?
- 19 Is tipping customary in North Macedonia?
- 20 Can I use my mobile/cell phone while in North Macedonia?
- 21 Macedonian or Bulgarian?
- 22 From US?
- 23 Why did Macedonia change its name to North Macedonia?
- 24 Do I need a visa to visit North Macedonia?
- 25 New normal: How far is safe enough?
- 26 Where is North Macedonia?
- 27 History of North Macedonia
Overview of North Macedonia
Between May and September is the best time to visit, unless you’re into skiing.North Macedonia has a climate somewhere between a transitional continental and Mediterranean climate, which can vary greatly between seasons and regions.The country’s mountainous areas can be subjected to brutally cold winters (December to February), while the lower lying areas can reach 40° C during summer (June to September).
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AstraZeneca vaccine: Where does the world stand on suspensions?
Several countries have paused or limited use of the shot amid concern over reports of rare blood clots in recipients.
What is ATM access like in North Macedonia?
ATMs can be found in larger cities and tourist areas but are less common in small villages or rural areas.Make sure you have enough cash before leaving urban areas.
Is North Macedonia a safe destination for LGBTQI-travellers?
Discretion is highly advised for LGBTQI-travellers in North Macedonia.A staunchly conservative nation, the Rainbow Europe index continually ranks North Macedonia’s gay rights among the worst in the region.There are no laws protecting the LGBTQI community from discrimination and travellers are advised to avoid public displays of affection.That being said, there is a small gay scene in Skopje.
Which Countries Have The Most Women In Parliament?
While they have other human rights challenges, there are only three countries in the world where women hold at least half of the seats in parliament: Rwanda, Cuba, and the United Arab Emirates.This is how other countries compare.
Are credit cards accepted widely in North Macedonia?
North Macedonia is largely a cash society so expect to pay cash at most places.Credit cards are generally only accepted at upscale restaurants and hotels.
From New Zealand?
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It’s best to be prepared to prevent and treat common illnesses and injuries.Some supplies and medicines may be difficult to find at your destination, may have different names, or may have different ingredients than what you normally use.
12 – A highlander or mountainous name?
The country’s name derives from the ancient Greek Kingdom of Macedonia; which was named after the ancient Macedonians.
What can I do to avoid bed bugs?
Although bed bugs do not carry disease, they are an annoyance.See our information page about avoiding bug bites for some easy tips to avoid them.For more information on bed bugs, see Bed Bugs.
Do I need to purchase travel insurance before travelling in North Macedonia?
Absolutely.All passengers travelling with Intrepid are required to purchase travel insurance before the start of their trip.Your travel insurance details will be recorded by your leader on the first day of the trip.Due to the varying nature, availability and cost of health care around the world, travel insurance is very much an essential and necessary part of every journey.
What is the internet access like in North Macedonia?
Internet access exists in the major towns and connections are generally very good.
Can I drink the water in North Macedonia?
Tap water is safe to drink in North Macedonia.For environmental reasons, try to avoid buying bottled water and fill a reusable bottle instead.
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Is tipping customary in North Macedonia?
Tipping is not customary in North Macedonia, but a 10-15% tip at a nice restaurant will be very much appreciated.Some top-end restaurants may include a service charge, in which case there is no need to tip additionally unless the service has really been excellent.
Can I use my mobile/cell phone while in North Macedonia?
Roaming agreements are in place with most of the major international phone companies, and coverage is generally pretty good.
Macedonian or Bulgarian?
Just like with Athens, Sofia’s issue is one of name, this time pertaining to language.
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Why did Macedonia change its name to North Macedonia?
After declaring independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, Macedonia chose their name, which strained relations with nearby Greece, which also has a region called Macedonia.This has meant that since that time, Greece has blocked Macedonia’s entry to NATO and the European Union (EU).In 2019, Macedonia agreed to change their name to North Macedonia and Greece agreed to stop blocking their entry to NATO and the EU.
Do I need a visa to visit North Macedonia?
Visas are the responsibility of the individual traveller.Entry requirements can change at any time, so it’s important that you check for the latest information.Please visit the relevant consular website of the country or countries you’re visiting for detailed and up-to-date visa information specific to your nationality.Check the Essential Trip Information section of the itinerary for more information.
New normal: How far is safe enough?
How countries are adapting social distancing rules and what we know about the risks of coronavirus in public places.
Where is North Macedonia?
North Macedonia is geographically located in the Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe.