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BY Anthony Grant

| Mar 05, 2019

Destinations

Hail Hydra: A Midwinter Weekend on the Saronic Isle

“I do.” No, there was no matrimonial interrogation in the air, just a jaded Athenian friend asking who in their right mind voluntarily sails off to the Greek islands in the middle of winter.

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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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Hayley Prokos

BY Hayley Prokos

| Nov 27, 2018

History

Autumn in Pylos: An Expat’s View of the Battle of Navarino Re-Enacted

On a balmy Saturday night in late October, I sat comfortably on the small yacht of a family friend, staring from the Ionian into the Bay of Navarino waiting intently for one of the ships in the bay to burst into flames. But, that’s not what happened – at least, not initially. Two vessels first positioned themselves strategically and then circled one another like boxers in a ring. As the shadowy…

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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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