Category Reportage

Charming lake Prespa

In the most beautiful environment, everything light blue, sun shining, happy children running around, people laying under shadows avoiding the burning sun, taking cooling breaks in the sparkling, crystal clear water. Only astounding nature wherever your eyes can see. Our small friend group went on a weekend trip to lake Prespa. Because of the unusual […]

The green city shall sprout again

Skopje Light Art District was arranged again for the third time on 19 – 22 of August in Skopje, Macedonia. An event which is uniting art, technology and science, past, present and future, city and nature by using the language of light. This year the cultural events have been on a break because of the […]

Illegal trafficking of cultural goods

Imagine something really precious for you and yours – say, a ring or a painting that has been in your family for generations, a statue from the church you frequent that has been there since the foundation of your town. Imagine it got stolen and resold, maybe online. You wouldn’t like it, right? Wouldn’t you […]

Herstory: Malala Yousafzai

Our world and the way it looks and works is the effect of actions taken by many people before. It goes with technological development, a sense of security, human rights, or equal access to many goods the world offers us. We are part of the change movement because although much has been done to improve […]

Ikigai

Ikigai is a Japanese concept that means “a reason for being”. The word refers to purpose in life, that which makes one’s life worthwhile, and towards which an individual takes spontaneous and willing actions giving them satisfaction and a sense of meaning to life. Ikigai, consist of 4 questions and their intersection. The questions are […]

History of PRIDE

Not so long time ago – 1969 when homosexuality was illegal and highly criminalized – the history of pride begun in New York. June 28th, 1969, police arrived to Stonewall Inn, a gay bar in New York. 200 people inside resisted arrest as the police started homophobic violence, and it started series of spontaneous, violent […]

Quarantine reflections: who do we really want to be?

I consider myself a pretty reflective person and during this whole quarantine I have had plenty of time to reflect on myself and on the outer world. Food for thought was given to me yesterday too when I came across this quote by renown Indian spiritual leader Osho Rajneesh: “[…] the human being profoundly fears […]

HERstory: Margaret Hamilton

Have you ever thought who stands behind such a big success of humans like stepping on the Moon? Probably we all know Neil Armstrong, the American astronaut who was the first human to stand on the Moon, but we might not always think about many other people who were part of this big event. Here […]

Anime

The word anime — pronounced “ah-knee-may” — is an abbreviation of the word animation. Anime is a word used by people living outside of Japan to describe cartoons or animation produced within Japan. Using the word in English conversation is essentially the same as describing something as a Japanese cartoon series or an animated movie […]

Maritime traditions

An azure sea, golden beaches, and maybe a forest in the background – this is what a lot of the people are searching for when choosing their next summer holiday destination. Yet, beyond the more visible natural assets, coastal areas also have long traditions that characterize the coastal landscapes and historically shaped the community’s way […]

A few tips when you think of portrait photography

One item on my to-do list is to create a travel journal. One day recently, I came across an art magazine specialized in this topic. I purchased it, and I happily discovered inside there is a whole section dedicated to my favorite hobby applied to travel logbook: photography. I will briefly share with you a […]