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BY Yiouli Eptakili

| Mar 02, 2018

Gastronomy

BY Meropi Papadopoulou

| Feb 07, 2018

Life

Winter and Wine on Santorini

I reached Santorini on a cold, sun-drenched morning in early January and, without quite realizing how, ended up

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Feb 01, 2018

Life

Celebrating St Tryphon in Goumenissa: A Warming Feast in the Depths of Winter

Goumenissa, close to Greece’s northern border, is a wine town. On the feast day of St. Tryphon – the protector of the vine – the locals go all out for what is one of winter’s biggest celebrations.

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Jan 03, 2018

Life

Epiphany: The Final Act of the Greek Christmas Season

While the holiday season in much of the rest of the world comes to a gentle close after New Year’s Day, our holiday season in Greece extends a few more days to end with a glorious splash – literally. The twelve days of Christmas (remember the carol of the same name – with the pear-tree perching partridges and leaping lords?) reach their bracing finale on the sixth of January. Epiphany…

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Amber Charmei

BY Amber Charmei

| Dec 23, 2017

Life

How to Get into the Greek Holiday Spirit

Greek Christmas has a lot going for it. It’s at least as festive and abundant as the celebrations farther north, but refreshingly it’s

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Paulina Kapsali

BY Paulina Kapsali

| Dec 15, 2017

Athens

All of the Taste, None of the Guilt – Eating Healthy in Athens

Greek food is the healthiest in the world,” my Greek friends would tell me, again and again. I knew there was something to it, having read about the Greek philosophers in school and the healthy diet they promoted. Pythagoras was vegetarian, and the Spartan diet is what

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BY Anthony Grant

| Nov 16, 2017

Destinations

Visiting Irakleio, Crete’s Ugly Duckling

Leaning in to a city less loved…

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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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