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Promenada of Chania, Crete
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A short getaway in Chania

Few days in Chania was exactly what (I thought) I needed after a hard summer season. I have been through quite a lot in these months and I suddenly realized that I had lost my goal, the one I set when I moved to…

19/08/2019
Anafiotika, a cycladic island in the center of Athens, under the Acropolis
Greece

Anafiotika, a cycladic island in the heart of Athens

Anafiotika is a hidden oasis under the Acropolis, on the northeast side. If you find yourself in Plaka, look for a way to climb up to Anafiotika, leave the bustle of the voices, colors, smells and follow the stairs and the quietness that, step…

25/02/2019
Plastikourgeio Plastic Free Shop in Athens
Greece Stories

Recycling as creativity at Plastikourgeio

Recycling, reuse, reduce… How many times have we heard about these three words recently? I have been thinking quite a lot about the issue with plastic waste and, inspired by people like Théla and 3QUARTERS, I started my personal research on how to commit…

24/02/2019
The area of Psirri in central Athens
Greece

Psirri a hip and creative area in Athens

Psirri is one of the eldest neighborhood of Athens. It’s definitely one of my favorite and the one which I always visit when in town. It seats in the North/West area of Monastiraki. Till the Nineties, it was not a very recommended area but recently, like…

21/02/2019
Diti Kotecha aka Thela with her Plastic Upcycling project
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Upcycling plastic bags into charming objects, Théla

Upcycling means creative reuse, is the process of transforming waste materials or unwanted useless products into new materials or goods that have a better quality or for better environmental value. Greece has quite poor waste management and single-use plastic is very popular, only to…

18/02/2019
Mona Spachi Language Teacher in Paros
Greece Stories

Dare to speak Greek, and not only, with Mona!

Mona is one of my new friends met thanks to social media and thanks to my project One Quarter Greek. I don’t remember if we reached each other through Facebook or Instagram, but it does not really matter. As lots of Greek people I…

20/03/2018
3quarters design handmade recycled bags in Athens
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Design with concept and consciousness: 3QUARTERS

When you discover that your other half is a super cool design studio which has not only got superb ideas, but it also works with great consciousness, at that point… This is my love story. One day two friends of mine told me that…

21/11/2017