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Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Oct 04, 2017

Destinations

Living Like a Local – Winter Weekends on Aegina

It’s not a secret that a lot of the Greek people you meet on the islands in the summer don’t live there during winter. Some are there on vacation, others 

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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

| Aug 22, 2015

Nature

The DIY Trails of Donoussa

Every morning I swim from one end of the bay of Donousa to the other. I reach the pier with long strokes. As I get near the bakery I am assailed by the aroma of freshly-baked bread and grape-must cookies. My natural bent for laziness yields to this powerful and comforting smell. Bougainvillea blossoms swirl around in the wind and land on the water, like tiny water lilies. I first…

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