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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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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| May 29, 2017

Destinations

The First Swim of the Year on Hydra

Greeks count their swims. They’ll ask one another “How many swims have you had?” More often than not, the answer that comes back is an exact number like “fifty-six”.

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Adrian Vrettos

BY Adrian Vrettos

| May 11, 2017

Activities

The Exciting Adventures of A Novice Sailor in the Aegean: The Finale

The conclusion of our author’s journey around little-known yet stunning beaches, ruins and hikes in the Cylcades.

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Adrian Vrettos

BY Adrian Vrettos

| May 08, 2017

Activities

The Exciting Adventures of A Novice Sailor in the Aegean: Day 5 – Serifos

Our intrepid budding sailor masters the art of tying knots (sort of) and experiences magical moments on the Cycladic island of Serifos.

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Adrian Vrettos

BY Adrian Vrettos

| May 05, 2017

Activities

The Exciting Adventures of a Novice Sailor in the Aegean: Days 3 & 4

If you haven’t already, click here to read the first instalment. After a power breakfast on board – Greek yogurt with oats and a large sticky dollop of honey – it was time to set out on our morning hike. Luckily it was only to be a three-hour affair up to the castle of Oria on the northern tip of Kythnos. Rambling up an old kalderimi (pathway) whose dry stone…

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Adrian Vrettos

BY Adrian Vrettos

| May 02, 2017

Activities

The Exciting Adventures of a Novice Sailor in the Aegean: Days 1 & 2

When presented with the opportunity to take a week-long ‘sailing/hiking’ adventure around some of the lesser-known islands of the Cyclades, I spent around seven nanoseconds deliberating before jumping at the chance.

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Alexia Amvrazi

BY Alexia Amvrazi

| Apr 27, 2017

Gastronomy

We Taste Tested 4 Unusual Greek Beers

We experiment with the fascinating fruits of local breweries. Do try this at home folks!

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Ioanna Fotiadi

BY Ioanna Fotiadi

| Apr 20, 2017

Athens

The Expat Sharing His Love of Greece Through Cooking Lessons

He came to Greece alone at the age of 17 after having lied to his parents. “I knew then that I wanted to live in Athens,” says Stephen Akehurst, now 38, as he welcomes me into a beautifully renovated space in the Greek capital, where he teaches Greek cooking to dozens of travelers

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