Sometimes I have a hard time telling the two apart. For example, the following:
It's called veranda and balcony by the author (who lives in Japan):
Unlike the old "clothes line" of my childhood, we use the veranda (balcony) as our drying place.
But guess it can only be one option? (Or a structure can be a veranda and a balcony at the same time?) What are the main differences?