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LET ME ILLUSTRATE FOR YOU: „I’m not interested in politics“

Never mind the people that are not interested in politics. Because politics is still interested in them. The lower the interest, the better for politics. What does it even mean to not be interested in... Every coin that the state spends, is obtained from the citizens

Let me illustrate to you – (I)Legitimate government

When does a certain government begin to lose its legitimacy? It happens at the exact moment when the government itself does not abide by the rules of the system. When it starts to deceive and... Brainwashing, intimidation, stereotypes
Ramadan and 10 frequently asked questions about fasting

Ramadan and 10 frequently asked questions about fasting

Before dawn I wait for the first smell of Suhoor from the kitchen. My mother is cooking. I can feel the smell, unusual, sweet, full of feelings. It is not just the smell of food,... Fasting is “forced poverty”
“SAKURA ZENSEN” –  JAPANESE CHERRY TREES IN SKOPJE IN FULL BLOOM

“SAKURA ZENSEN” – JAPANESE CHERRY TREES IN SKOPJE IN FULL BLOOM

When cherry trees start blossoming they look like a scene from a fairy tale. They possess beauty so extraordinary that we can easily say they are a miracle of nature.Cherries have a special place in...
Easter in Greece

Easter in Greece

Highlights of the most important holiday of the year It is difficult to describe the intense feeling of the Greek Easter. There are socially apparent and publicly displayed alterations of mood (from joyous to sad,... Easter eggs symbolizes Crucifixion
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
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
Cradles – comfort and tradition

Cradles – comfort and tradition

A baby, a mother and a cradle… The cradle is the link in the divine communication between a baby and his mother. The story of the cradle began in the 1st century AD and is... a century old cradle

The magic colours of autumn

Autumn is one of the most beautiful and most romantic seasons. This season has a unique and magical glow. Yellow leaves rustling under your feet make every walk more enjoyable especially the ones that make... An autumn idyll painted in yellow
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...