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BY Greece Is

| Nov 11, 2021

Life

I believe in Greece

Every time I see the Parthenon it takes my breath away, never ceasing to inspire me. I walk around the perimeter of the Acropolis on which the Parthenon sits almost every day. It stands there in daylight as guardian over this ancient city and at night, a flood of light transforms it into a beacon. I do my best thinking near and around it. I am in Athens writing a…

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BY Stella Thomas

| Apr 06, 2021

History

Musing on the Greek Legacy in the Shadow of the Acropolis

How the ancient Greek virtues of wisdom, courage, moderation, and justice continue to inspire us in these challenging and uncertain times.

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BY Amber Charmei

| Oct 30, 2017

Activities

Learning to Laiki It: Getting the Best Out of Greek Farmers’ Markets

Actually, the best things in life are not free – you usually to have to

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BY Anthony Grant

| Sep 08, 2017

Nature

An Ode to Hymettus, the ‘Mad’ Mountain of Athens

Of the peaks that surround the Athenian basin, Mt. Hymettus is probably the least celebrated, yet it’s slopes are shrouded in magic and mystery.

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BY Paulina Björk Kapsalis

| Sep 04, 2017

Gastronomy

Why I Love Being a Foodie in Greece

The Greek capital is becoming a foodie’s paradise, with a new generation of restaurants (and restaurant-goers) riding a wave of newfound creativity.

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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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BY Omaira Gill

| Mar 06, 2017

Activities

Limba: Live your Anarchist Fantasy in Greece’s First Rage Room

Greece’s only rage room offers you to the chance to have a smashing time in Athens

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BY Nena Dimitriou

| Feb 13, 2017

Athens

Athens: The Next Foodie Destination

I spent twelve days celebrating capital’s gastronomic scene

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