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Neanikon a nostalgic designer
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The graceful handmade world by Neanikon

Since the first time I saw Aris’ project, I was sure that there was someone special behind Neanikon. I bought some notebooks and we had a lovely chat regarding my order. When few days later I got my package, when I opened it, not…

15/02/2018
Vintage Radio in a flea market in Athens
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How to learn Greek part 2: listening to the radio

When you learn a foreign language and you don’t live in the country where they speak it, what you miss the most, obviously, is its sound. When I first start learning Greek I just attended my lessons, but when I was back at my…

06/02/2018
The Tasty Other, a Greek food blogger in London
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Amaryllis a tasteful Greek food blogger in London

I met Amaryllis when I was in London and I met her through her husband Mike. Mike and me worked together on a fashion photo shoot: I was on the production side and when I read his Greek name on the call sheet, I…

01/02/2018
Despina Siahuli Greek Chef in London
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Despina, a Greek chef magician in London

As an expat you might feel homesick some times, and food is your therapy when blue. Food allows you to recreate some of the conditions that make you feel home even if you are far from it. Only the act of cooking can remind…

13/12/2017
Faros Market Organic Food Santorini
Santorini Stories

An organic food deli in Santorini, Faros Market

Greece is the paradise for every foodie as food plays a main role in the Greek culture. Santorini is an island with its main, few products, well known everywhere. You can’t leave Santorini without having tried tomatoes and fava (yellow split peas). They are…

05/12/2017
3quarters design handmade recycled bags in Athens
Greece Stories

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
How to learn Greek language
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How to learn Greek Part 1 – Private Lessons

Learning a new language is never easy. And if they say ‘It’s all Greek to me’, there must be a reason why… Which I now know very well. I decided to learn Greek in 2012, some years after I fell in love with Greece.…

19/10/2017
One day in Galatea's Pottery and Art Studio attending the making of a ceramic pottery
Santorini Stories

Galatea’s Pottery and Art

I met Galatea for the first time last year around the end of September. At that time I had already decided to move to Greece in 2017 and when we talked in her gallery I expressed my will to move next season. I don’t…

10/09/2017
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My greek 1/4

Let’s start this story, my story, since the beginning, since I was not born yet. It sounds a bit like a movie, and actually it recalls the Captain Corelli’s Mandolin movie. It was something in between 1940-1945 and my grandfather was sent to Kefalonia,…

09/09/2017
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Eva

Our first meeting was not one of the best. I arrived at the port very early, after an overnight trip by ferry. When I got to the pension I booked online, she was there to welcome me, but she was not very welcoming. Now…

09/09/2017
Colour Greece are colouring books about Greece designed by two young greek designers
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Colour Greece

I am not sure how I came across Colour Greece. I was in London and not even yet decided to move to Greece. Surfing on facebook or instagram, I discover Avrokomi and Vasiliki’s project about colouring books about Greece. I am not a fan of…

31/08/2017
Ferry boat arriving on the greek island Santorini
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The Arrival

It was epic. It was emotional. From the very first time I was in Santorini for holiday, something like 10 years ago, I always thought that IF (when?) I would have moved to the island, my arrival would have been by ferry. Every time…

18/07/2017