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The mysterious resident of Lake Ohrid – The freshwater crab

The mysterious resident of Lake Ohrid – The freshwater crab

Yes, you should not wonder about it. This is a less known fact, but despite the famous endemic species of fish, the Lake Ohrid is a natural environment for two crab species that until recently...
Festival where films, music, sea and mountains meet

Festival where films, music, sea and mountains meet

Interview with Admir Čulumarević, director of the festival For the last three years the national park Paklenica in Croatia, on the outskirts of mountain Velebit, hosts a festival named Starigrad Paklenica Film Festival. It is a festival which program is entirely...
RESEN AS A LITTLE PARIS

RESEN AS A LITTLE PARIS

The apple is a well-known symbol of Resen, but yet another characteristical thing makes Resen to be special. It is the Saray of Ahmed Niyazi Bey. This story is about one unfulfilled dream and an...

Mountain adventure through the fabulous Shara

The walk through the remains of the winter snow while you feel the heat of the summer sun. Mixed sounds of the music of the pipe and the splosh of the mountain waterfall. All that...
Feel the pulse of Sirok Sokak

Feel the pulse of Sirok Sokak

There are at least a hundred reasons why you should visit Bitola and a hundred more that will make you come back again. All the peoples and tribes that passed through the Balkans left something...
Volcanoes in Republic of Macedonia

Volcanoes in Republic of Macedonia

Perhaps, you have visited many of these places or you might visit them for various reasons because they are recommended as a must-see in Macedonia, but everything takes on a different meaning once you put...
Tranquillity, spirituality, history and natural beauty

Tranquillity, spirituality, history and natural beauty

At an altitude of 1000 meters at the foot of the mountain massif Dautica is „Holy Trasnfiguration“, one of the most beautiful monastery complexes in Macedonia. The team of Balcony 3 team visited the monastery,...
For 650 years Edirne homes the famous pehlivan fight

For 650 years Edirne homes the famous pehlivan fight

At the beginning of July, the city ofEdirne,Turkeyis the place where thousands of tourists go, guided by the wish to become part of history .This town, once the capitol of the Ottoman Empire, is the...
Vrutok – natural, clean and infinitely beautiful

Vrutok – natural, clean and infinitely beautiful

In case you are wondering where to spend your weekend and you don’t have a good idea, or you have a dilemma,  Balkon3 is here thinking of you:) If you like fish and fish specialities...
Tracking down Greek-Jewish landmarks in Athens

Tracking down Greek-Jewish landmarks in Athens

In order to present a portrait of Athenian Jewish landmarks for Balkon3, I had a look at the Athens archives of the Jewish Museum downtown. There I heard some very pleasant news: a group of...