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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
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17 landmarks along Mavrovo-Struga road, the most picturesque road in Macedonia

Four lakes, five mountains, two rivers, two towns, villages, monasteries, bridges, beautiful nature … It is all packed into a few kilometres of Mavrovo-Struga road along Macedonia’s western border. The road is not easy to... It is much better in the passenger seat
Macun: More than just candy

Macun: More than just candy

Visiting the historical center of Istanbul you are bound to find yourself at the crowded way towards the entrance of the Top Kapi Palace. Among the incredible jam-packed situation, you may miss the street-sellers at... Candy-tonic from the Ottoman times
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International Premiere of “Me Sijum Underground” in Starigrad Paklenica

That day has come. On August 6th, in the beautiful landscape of the Adriatic Sea, an international premiere of the first documentary film produced by Balkon3 “I am underground” (“Me sijum underground”) will take place...
Bean, Sea, movies and music under Velebit

Bean, Sea, movies and music under Velebit

Old town (Starigrad), small hell (Paklenica). A large concentration of Macedonians, smell of beans, sea, sarma, peppers, mountains, turlitava, pie, shopska salad and good Macedonian wine. This is a scene from Starigrad Paklenica, a tiny... Old town, small hell :)
Seven interesting facts about Turkish coffee

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 “magic” potion. Turkish coffee is considered part of our culture rather than just a... A treat: Coffee and Turkish delight
When Heat Wave Comes to Town

When Heat Wave Comes to Town

Accompanied by the usual calls of warning to the citizens, mid-summer’s heat wave in Athens is seen as a regular, inevitable event … OK, so July is here again! And temperatures reach as much as... heat wave in Athens is inevitable event
GULLAC – Milky dessert with pomegranate, walnuts or pistachio

GULLAC – Milky dessert with pomegranate, walnuts or pistachio

Balkon3 is preparing Gulac (Güllaç) – a traditional Turkish dessert particularly popular during Ramadan fasting. Turkish cuisine is well-known for a number of nutritious and delicious desserts with milk. Gullac, a milky dessert (pronounced gioul-lahCH)... It is a white, soft and simple
COFFEE ON THE ROCKS – THE GREEK WAY TO SURVIVE THE DAY

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 glass, filled with ice cubes, and drank from a bendy straw. What... How to make your own frappe
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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