Guide to SKOPJE
A walk through the Ottoman heritage of Skopje

Last Sunday, the team of Balkon3 had a wonderful opportunity to take part in one really unusual and interestin...

USA and Macedonia declare ruthless war for the largest pot of baked beans

Cook beans not war Who will cook more beans? Will it be Saracievo, a village near Stip, Macedonia, or Pinson, ...

Balkon3 interview: Richard Galliano

When it comes to French accordion player Richard Galliano, it can be said that he did for the European music t...

Unlock The Secrets Of Prague

Travel clever Prague and Save up to 50% of your cost – with Jiri Moravec In this book, the author is un...

Feel Prespa

High mountains, a valley, a lake, an island. Blue skies and blue waters shaded by folliage and rocky hights. O...

Travelling by car from Skopje to Athens in seven hours

“Be careful, when you get to the city the GPS may not work properly” – my cousin warned me before le...

Balkon3 Interview with Goran Gajic, director of “The Fall of Rock & Roll”and “The Storks Will Return”

Have Gun – Will Travel! Goran, film and music are your life, actually there is nothing else that can des...

Trilece – irresistible sweet treat

Time for Balkon3 recipe. This weekend we decided to help you prepare trilece, a dessert of choice for Balkon3 ...

Historic places in Istanbul – Samatya

I have lived in Istanbul for almost 40 years now, and I feel a duty to tell about the city. My first reportage...

“Top Chef” Kevin Sbraga in Macedonia: Open your mind, there are ways to explore food!

The U.S. Embassy hosted Bravo TV’s “Top Chef” winner Kevin Sbraga in Macedonia earlier this ...

A trip in Antep style

I vaguely remember Gaziantep, as I had visited the city for business purposes almost a decade ago. What remain...

Are you talking to me?

Perceptions of “Greek” I met across the neighbors’ fences You can’t draw definite conclusions about ho...

We all have a delicious cuisine but who eats the most?

  Sometimes we argue whose dish musaka, sarma or baklava is, or whether it’s called doner or giro. In t...

Marbles – enjoying an unforgettable neighborhood play

Although the popularity of this game has dwindled since computer games and mobile phones appeared on the marke...

Don’t just peek over: Join in! (How to travel like a local to the Cyclades islands)

The geography bit The Cyclades archipelago is situated to the south of the Aegean Sea within close reach from ...

Destan – connecting people

Ask any of the citizens of Skopje which is the most famous kebab restaurant where the taste of the kebabs has ...

Baklavas Koumiotikos –  Almond baklava from Kymi, the Balcony of the Aegean

Sweet tradition from Evia Island Kymi is known as the “Balcony of the Aegean” and is a pretty town on the ...

Good Balkan jokes

1. A German, a Frenchman, an Englishman and a Greek are commenting about a painting of Adam and Eve in the Gar...

“Turks and Greeks, as well as other neighbors are – indeed also literally – brothers”

Periklis Tsoukalas from BaBa ZuLa on interview for Balkon3 The BaBa ZuLa concert! Not just an event, but every...

Church in Munich unites religions

One of the most important churches to the citizens of Munich, Saint Margaret is located in the worker’s quar...

Ilina Arsova – SAMURAI of the mountain tops

Mountains make us better and happier people Depriving herself of everyday comforts for months, struggling to c...

Balkan sound in the heart of the Big Apple

Interview with New York Gypsy All-Stars: Exciting musical journey with artists from Macedonia, Greece, Turkey ...

To Serve and Protect: Meet the Ezerani Park Rangers

While most of us work in weekdays and wait for a little precious spare time to spend in nature, some were luck...

Eleni Karaindrou – The movies are an inspiration for creating great works of art

The film music or the art music, today exists as a music genre for itself. Rare are the ones as Morricone, Mic...

COFFEE ON THE ROCKS – THE GREEK WAY TO SURVIVE THE DAY

What is frappe? It is a cold coffee drink, shaken in order to create a frothy topping. It is served in a tall ...

The Balkans are a fascinating gastronomic region – Balkon3 interview with Zlatko Gall

“Eating only wholegrain cereal, some green leaves, drinking Evian water and running for 50 km a day. To hell...

Popova Sapka – pleasure for the eyes

Tourists who visit our country admire the beauty of nature, envious of the treasures that we possess, whereas ...

A journey around Christmas and two New Year’s Eves in 15 days

Macedonia is “the land of the holidays”. Citizens of this small Balkan country love to celebrate with frie...

Vozdra! Hi! From Sarajevo…:)

Vozdra, sha ima – “Hi! What’s up?”- this is the way the “raja” (people) greet each other in Sa...

Love story of Ataturk and Eleni – a tourist attraction

The story of unfulfilled love between Mustafa Kemal Ataturk and a beautiful girl from Bitola Eleni Karinte, ca...

On a Balcony

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