Guide to SKOPJE
Athens around the clock

Assuming you are so busy you only have 24 hours to spend in the vibrant, bustling and versatile metropolis of ...

MAIDEN’S TOWER – PEARL OF THE BOSPHORUS

Maiden’s Tower also known as Leander’s Tower is one of the symbols of Istanbul and an embodiment of water ...

Finland best, Ukraine and Russia worst for bikers

Interview with Konstantin Jovanovski – Press Officer with the EU Delegation in Skopje Konstantin Jovanov...

Ramadan and 10 frequently asked questions about fasting

Before dawn I wait for the first smell of Suhoor from the kitchen. My mother is cooking. I can feel the smell,...

There are at least a hundred reasons why you should visit Bitola and a hundred more that will make you come ba...

Seven interesting facts about Turkish coffee

Having a cup of coffee is a daily ritual for most of us. Coffee lovers cannot start the day without this ̶...

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...

A trip in Antep style

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

TRUE MASTERS OF BAKLAVA IN ISTANBUL

Baklava remains as one of the most popular desserts for most of us and we were delighted to have a chance to o...

10 faces of Skopje – like 10 different parts of the world

Every major city has many faces. Some parts of it look like being in another city, another country, even anoth...

“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 Turkish and a Macedonian guide people through the mazes of the EU

Out of it, but very much in it The ‘art’ of being a Member State is not to blindly implement and apply EU ...

10 Facts about Istanbul, a city flirting with two continents

Istanbul! The place that fulfills all desires of the world and opens the gates to priceless beauty, history, s...

12 reasons to love Greek wine

Greece specializes on small-scale production of high quality wines. Around 5 million liters of wine are produc...

THE SKOPJE – ATHENS LEMONADE

Many years ago, during my visit to a Skopje suburb, a friend’s grandmother offered me an amazing lemon/orang...

14 interesting features of a non-touristy village

Military secrets revealed Stracin is a village known by many in Republic of Macedonia simply because it is loc...

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...

Destan – connecting people

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

Trilece – irresistible sweet treat

Time for Balkon 3 recipe. This weekend we decided to help you prepare trilece, a dessert of choice for Balkon ...

BOZA AND SALEP: BEST DRINKS FOR COLD WINTER NIGHTS

Boza and salep are traditional drinks with specific, familiar flavors. They do not require expensive advertise...

Istanbul makes me feel at home

Oliver Josifovski, musician and founder of the band Ljubojna together with his wife Vera Miloseska Josifovska....

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 ...

Cartoons from our childhood in the Republic of Macedonia and Greece

Cartoons take us back into the past like a time machine, reminding us of our youth and carefree childhood. Suc...

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...

Vozdra! Hi! From Sarajevo…:)

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

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...

Popova Sapka – pleasure for the eyes

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

SIX SIMPLE TIPS FOR SMALL MUNICIPALITIES WHO WANT TO PROMOTE LOCAL TOURISM IN THE BALKANS

Ask any mayor in the region what are her/his strategies for local development and they will  definitely under...

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 ...

Mountaineers are artists in quest for beauty

Starry skies rise high above the mountain. With each passing second the stars seem to move further away from u...

On a Balcony

Don't forget to check:

Videos