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DON’T WELCOME THE NEW YEAR WITHOUT A POMEGRANATE!

As the many world capitals, the streets of Istanbul are also ready for the celebration of the New Year  2015. The countdown can began. The busiest  parts of town are decorated with special festive decorations... on 1 of January squash the red pomegranate
Winter hike – weekend in the mountains

Winter hike – weekend in the mountains

“Getting to the top is optional. Getting down is mandatory” was written by famous high-altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs, the first American to climb all 14 mountain tops higher than 8,000 meters in the world, in...

Thessaloniki: little surprises off the beaten track

Everyone wants to see the most important sights of the cities they visit. Grand buildings, squares, open spaces, bridges, towers, temples, statues … These are the reason why we travel and in many cases the... No landmarks
A bike journey from Macedonia to Istanbul

A bike journey from Macedonia to Istanbul

Travelling from Macedonia to Turkey isn’t a problem, even if you don’t go by car or plane:) He is an avid lover of the sport on two wheels. Goce Shutevski from the village of Rusinovo,... He travelled 750 km
“Turks and Greeks, as well as other neighbors are – indeed also literally – brothers”

“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 time an holistic artistic experience, a “audio-visual feast” as the band themselves say. BaBa ZuLa represent...

Fast, easy, traditional: potatoes and green tomatoes puree

If you love watching cooking channels, you must have noticed that their most popular shows are the ones presenting how to prepare quick, easy and simple meals with a few ingredients. It is understandable. Modern... Rich taste of poverty
Baklava – irresistible taste of tradition

Baklava – irresistible taste of tradition

Every single one of us has tried baklva and fallen in love with its irresistible taste. One cannot resist the savory smell of nuts, pistachios, syrup and crispy phyllo dough, so baklava still maintains its...
Love story of Ataturk and Eleni – a tourist attraction

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, called Balkan Romeo and Juliet by many, happened at the end of XIX century but still attracts attention...

“Zenne” – a film about a gay dancer which shook Turkey

The story of a young Ahmet Yildiz, who was killed by his father because of a different sexual orientation, caused great controversy and sharp debates in Turkey. It’s all because of the moution picture “Zene”,...

Tourists Attractions in the City Izmir, Turkey

Turkey’s number three city after both Ankara and Istanbul, Izmir is home to one of the nation’s leading ports and is spotted within the Mediterranean basin. Izmir brags an extraordinary history, spanning in the ballpark... cosmopolitan, urban, marvelous archeology