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The Ruby of Macedonia

The Ruby of Macedonia

Not all countries have their own national gemstone. China is known for its Chinese jade, Australia has its own Australia opal, the Czech Republic has the Czech garnets, Columbia – the Columbian emerald, the Baltic...
You need to stir public interest in your books

You need to stir public interest in your books

Balkon 3 interview with Nermin Mollaoglu, a literary agent from Turkey Nermin Mollaoglu is one of the best literary agents in Europe. She is an avid lover of literature, connecting Balkan countries by organizing meetings,... It is not very profitable, but the mission is more important
Bouldering between old monasteries in Macedonia

Bouldering between old monasteries in Macedonia

We find the gray-green stone hills above Prilep to be ideal When I read in the newspaper about the 250 boulderers climbing the rocks surrounding the Treskavec monastery, the first thing I thought was that... How to win the green rocks
Time for a picnic! Flower-shaped buns with hot dogs

Time for a picnic! Flower-shaped buns with hot dogs

Spring was very late this year but it still managed to come through the open doors of June. It tempts our dreams and fulfills our desires with its charm, colours and blazing sun. Everything blossoms,... Tasty, easy and inexpensive
Devil’s Wall

Devil’s Wall

The wastelands surrounding the town of Sveti Nikole resemble a remote valley in Afghanistan rather than a macedonian landscape, and hide an amazing legend. It hasn’t been in the public eye so far, but that... amazing legend
Good Balkan jokes

Good Balkan jokes

1. A German, a Frenchman, an Englishman and a Greek are commenting about a painting of Adam and Eve in the Garden of Eden. The German says “Look at the perfect bodies, she is tall... “What’s for lunch? I’m hungry”
Bouldering – the art of rock climbing

Bouldering – the art of rock climbing

It is very little known about bouldering in this part of the world. It is a sport which involves rock climbing without the use of ropes or similar equipment used in alpine climbing. Bouldering is... Climbing without a rope
Village Meat – gastronomic delight accompanied by excellent red wine

Village Meat – gastronomic delight accompanied by excellent red wine

Village Meat is a Balkan dish for all seasons, but it is best consumed in colder weather having in mind that there are several different types of meat used to make it. And when you... Don’t be afraid to test your culinary skills
Corfu – a little piece of Paradise in the Ionian Sea

Corfu – a little piece of Paradise in the Ionian Sea

Whenever I think of sea, sun and the beach I think about Corfu – a wonderful island in the Ionian Sea. It may not be the largest island in the Ionian Sea but it certainly... useful tips and information

Balkon3 presents: I am underground

After many complications and confusion, after hundreds of kebabs and beers accompanied by heated but fruitful debates between the director, screenwriter, producer and sound technician, and after nearly a year since the first scene was... Just one more amusing, yet hopeful story