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Akrotiri, south village in Santorini, Cyclades
Santorini

Live the authentic atmosphere of Santorini: Akrotiri

If you think that Santorini is just for sunsets, honeymoons, high-end tourism, you are very far from the truth! You can still find the authentic spirit of the island in many villages, like my beloved Akrotiri. Akrotiri is a small town in the very…

29/11/2017
The famous Red Beach on the greek island of Santorini
Santorini

The Red Beach

One of the most famous beach in Santorini and in the world is only 20min walking distance from where I live. Probably it’s one of the first place I visited when I came to the island ten years ago. I believe it is indeed…

11/09/2017
One day in Galatea's Pottery and Art Studio attending the making of a ceramic pottery
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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
Stories

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
Megalochori, a village in the south of the greek island of Santorini
Santorini

Megalochori

Megalochori is one of my favorite villages on the island. It seats on the South since the 17th century, in a hollow surrounded by tones of vineyards. It has a very chilled out atmosphere, sometime a bit ghost-ish which makes sense to me as…

12/08/2017
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
Stories

Maria

Together we make 5/4 of italian blood and 3/4 of greek blood. Maria is a pharmacist  from Patra and she runs the Pharmacy in the village where I am living. She is my shelter on the island. We met last year in September for…

15/07/2017
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A bamboo bike from China in Santorini

One night, in early April, in the garden of the restaurant where I am working I noticed that two people where sitting who I had not seen before. They were two young boys, very polite and nice. Manuel and his brother. First I noticed…

15/07/2017
One Quarter Greek, Secrete tips about Santorini and Greece
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About Me

Hello there! Nicoletta here from Santorini. I have made my dream (and of a thousand other people) come true 🙂 I am one of those who, after a holiday in a lovely place, said ‘I want to live here!’. But I made it! I…

01/06/2017