“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 tasseomancyRead More >
Easter in Greece (Pascha) is a whole season, one that for many people already started on Clean Monday (this year, February 19th), a day of kite flying that signals the beginning of Sarakosti – the forty days of fasting to spiritually prepare for Easter. It’s a period thatRead More >
At the 2005m chalet on 3 – 5 Pigadia, the views are as thrilling as the ride up, and the company is warm. Come enjoy Greece’s mountain pleasures ( …even if you don’t ski).Read More >
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…Read More >
Where does Eirini Papakonstantinou go when she’s not working at the State Museum of Contemporary Art? “Thessaloniki has been a cultural melting pot since it was founded, and the weight, the gravity of history is visible everywhere. It is this juxtaposition between the historical and the contemporary, a contrast that is at the same time an alliance, which makes the art scene here so compelling.” The State Museum of Contemporary…Read More >
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