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Pavlos Zafiropoulos

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

| Jan 30, 2019

Life

Zen and the Art of Driving in Greece

When I was first learning to drive, my father gave me one of the most valuable pieces of advice I have ever received: “Always drive as if the guy ahead is about to do the most insane thing imaginable.”

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Pavlos Zafiropoulos

BY Pavlos Zafiropoulos

| May 11, 2018

Life

The Anthropogeography of a Greek Ferry Boat

They say that to truly understand what lies in the soul of a man, give him a slow internet connection. I would argue that sticking him on a Greek ferry boat for 14 hours can be just as revealing.

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Marc Dubin

BY Marc Dubin

| Mar 22, 2017

Destinations

An Expert’s Advice on What to Do and See in Kos

I first visited Kos in the spring of 1981, on my second journey around Greece. I stayed, as many backpackers did back then, in an unlicensed domátio (room) touted at the harbor. My main memories from that year are of the Asclepieion archaeological site, assorted beaches and, of course, the Castle of the Knights.

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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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Maria Korachai

BY Maria Korachai

| Nov 02, 2015

Athens

Seeing the World From your Couch

Avid Athens couchsurfer Spyros Drakatos has hosted 150 couchsurfers from abroad in Athens flat Amy from the Netherlands wanted to hitchhike to Ioannina, northwestern Greece. Otavia and Julia, both from the UK, focused entirely on visiting ancient sites and went to bed early. Adrian from Spain liked the local olives so much that he wanted to take two large packets of them home with him, and Linda from Norway got…

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