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Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Sep 27, 2017

Destinations

Experiencing Four Seasons in a Single Day

I’ve said it once and I’ll say it a hundred times: The best thing about Greece is that it’s multifarious. That goes for everything; the things to do are

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BY Anthony Grant

| Sep 08, 2017

Nature

An Ode to Hymettus, the ‘Mad’ Mountain of Athens

Of the peaks that surround the Athenian basin, Mt. Hymettus is probably the least celebrated, yet it’s slopes are shrouded in magic and mystery.

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BY Ifigenia Virvidaki

| May 25, 2016

Athens

Philopappou, a Fine Getaway within the City

I bless my Cocker Spaniel, Gieki, and my mixed-breed Blacky for many reasons. Dog owners understand why. For over twenty years (at first with Gieki, and now with Blacky) they have accompanied me on these hills every single morning

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Sophia Dimitriou

BY Sophia Dimitriou

| May 16, 2016

Destinations

Three Friends Find Serenity at Lake Doxa

On a Friday afternoon, just as April had begun, two of my friends and I took the road to the village of Trikala at the mountains of Corinth, in northeast Peloponnese.

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Maria Korachai

BY Maria Korachai

| Nov 12, 2015

Nature

The Grand Old Dames of Aegina

As the sun goes down in a valley at the foot of Oros, the highest mountain on Aegina, the shadows cast by the age-old olive trees look like human figures dancing.

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Amanda Michalopoulou

BY Amanda Michalopoulou

| Oct 30, 2015

Activities

Naxos: Embracing the Power of Observation

A weekend at Naxos From my schoolbooks I remembered that Naxos is the biggest island of the Cyclades and also that this is where Theseus abandoned Ariadne after she helped him slay the Minotaur in Crete. What I saw is a self-sufficient island, one of those places where you forget that Greece is in crisis.

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Amanda Michalopoulou

BY Amanda Michalopoulou

| Oct 26, 2015

Nature

A Slice of Nature

The Environment Museum of Stymphalia is a lively reminder that the environment and human activity are mutually dependent.

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Amanda Michalopoulou

BY Amanda Michalopoulou

| Oct 22, 2015

Nature

Holy Forest

Literature meets nature at the Northern Pindos National Park. The Vovousa Festival in Northern Pindos can be seen as an original form of cultural protest, part of the ongoing struggle to protect nature. Plans for building a second dam on Aoos River, sponsored by big interests – as is usually the case with projects of such a scale – has united the local community and given impetus to a common…

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