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BY Anthony Grant

| Oct 05, 2018

Destinations

An Ermoupolis State of Mind: Notes from the Capital of the Cyclades

Caution is advised when visiting Ermoupolis on Syros, the aristocratic capital of the Cycladic islands: it just might slay your heart.

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Aug 10, 2018

Destinations

Homecoming, Greek-Style

The feast day of the church of a Greek village is not just the main event in the year’s social calendar; it’s a time to revive memories, to celebrate family and traditional culture, and to preserve this heritage for generations to come. In Greece, people celebrate their name days – the feast day of the saint for whom they are named. Towns and cities do the same, marking the celebration…

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Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Aug 03, 2018

Destinations

Hometown Update: Where to Go in Aegina This Summer

As opposed to wintertime on Aegina, when one must seek out the few pockets of life on the island, in the summer, the trick is the opposite: knowing where to avoid the crowds and which of the fully seated places are the best. While not crowded to the extent of the more famous island destinations, most beaches, restaurants and bars are busy – in August, part of your day is often…

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George Ventouris

BY George Ventouris

| Jun 26, 2018

Life

What It’s Like to Be A Professional Photographer on Santorini.

George Ventouris, a professional photographer and permanent resident of Santorini on why the perfect sunset doesn’t actually exist.

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BY Angelos Rentoulas

| Jun 26, 2018

Destinations

Four Insider Secrets About Hydra

The editor in chief of Kathimerini’s Gastronomos magazine shares a few secrets about Hydra.

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Jun 01, 2018

Life

Storm in a Coffee Cup: My Tasseomancy Experience in Thessaloniki

  “I see you have two… boys (?)” I smile, “Mmm, no…” “One of each?” My smile widens as I raise my eyebrows. This is my first experience with tasseomancy 

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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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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Apr 17, 2018

Life