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Vintage Radio in a flea market in Athens

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…

The Tasty Other, a Greek food blogger in London

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…

Despina Siahuli Greek Chef in London

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…

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…

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…

How to learn Greek language

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.…

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 in September 2016, on my last holiday trip to Santorini. 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 the next…


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,…