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Mountaineers are artists in quest for beauty

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 us, but closer for the group of mountaineers who are climbing on the mountain. With each...
Cartoons from our childhood in the Republic of Macedonia and Greece

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. Such is the power of cartoons. Some of those animated characters, like Tom and Jerry or...
A trip in Antep style

A trip in Antep style

I vaguely remember Gaziantep, as I had visited the city for business purposes almost a decade ago. What remains in my head is rather an archeollogical legend, Zeugma; than sillouette of the city. At the... Coffee, baklava and museums

Exploring the arcades of Athens

The entire Athens center is run through by an incredible variety of arcades, reflecting the rapid evolution of its urban built environment in modern times. Balkon3 reveals the secrets of the most interesting building-passages of... A mirror of the modern city
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
We all have a delicious cuisine but who eats the most?

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 the end we come to the conclusion that it doesn’t matter who invented them, what matters...
Great Beer masters revealed a unique exhibition of famous paintings

Great Beer masters revealed a unique exhibition of famous paintings

Art and Beer – A unique exhibition of Pivara Skopje The art of making beer is one of the most ancient endeavors of man. Any beer is made up of four ingredients: water, barley, hops... A unique exhibition of Pivara Skopje
“Top Chef” Kevin Sbraga in Macedonia: Open your mind, there are ways to explore food!

“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 month. His visit was part of the U.S. Department of State’s Culinary Diplomacy Program. During his visit he made stops... when I cook, I want to create a memory
SWEET AND BALKAN

SWEET AND BALKAN

A very basic sweet treat in the Balkans is common; mostly fruit (and vegetable or flower) can be turned into preserves when boiled in thick sugar syrup. It’s the same principle as jam but in... a recipe from Chios for sour- cherry

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 unlocking the great secrets of Prague. As he says, Czech nation is very thrifty, so various... Clever way to save on travel