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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Jan 03, 2018

Life

Epiphany: The Final Act of the Greek Christmas Season

While the holiday season in much of the rest of the world comes to a gentle close after New Year’s Day, our holiday season in Greece extends a few more days to end with a glorious splash – literally. The twelve days of Christmas (remember the carol of the same name – with the pear-tree perching partridges and leaping lords?) reach their bracing finale on the sixth of January. Epiphany…

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Dec 23, 2017

Life

How to Get into the Greek Holiday Spirit

Greek Christmas has a lot going for it. It’s at least as festive and abundant as the celebrations farther north, but refreshingly it’s

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Oct 30, 2017

Activities

Learning to Laiki It: Getting the Best Out of Greek Farmers’ Markets

Actually, the best things in life are not free – you usually to have to

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Jul 21, 2017

Life

Carpe Diem, Greek Style

Greece’s more tranquil pleasures sometimes get lost amid the sun and excitement of midsummer. Here’s how to find them:

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Jun 16, 2017

Life

How to Drink Like a Greek

An enviable hallmark of Mediterranean culture is the civilized role of alcohol, built on aspects of Greek lifestyle worth emulating:

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Alexia Amvrazi

BY Alexia Amvrazi

| Mar 31, 2017

Life

Souvl-etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of Eating Souvlaki in Style

Easy to find everywhere in Greece, the delicious street-food takes some skill to master to avoid a sloppy mess.

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Mar 24, 2017

Destinations

So, You Think You Can Dance…

As an international destination for exuberance, Mykonos always had a native advantage. It’s not as though the jet set came in and superimposed music and dance on an island of quiet shepherds and weavers. There are of course still shepherds and weavers – they’re just not quiet.

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Alexandra Tzavella

BY Alexandra Tzavella

| Mar 22, 2017

Life

Interviewing Travel Writer Kristin Luna

Kristin Luna is the writer and traveler behind the award-winning blog Camels & Chocolate. Over the 15 years she has been a travel journalist she has visited over 120 countries and seen her work published in more than 50 publications. She spoke to us about her love of road-trips, how she overcame her shyness through travelling and how she lost her fear of snorkelling in the eastern Aegean.

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