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Anafiotika, a cycladic island in the center of Athens, under the Acropolis

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…

Plastikourgeio Plastic Free Shop in Athens
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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…

The area of Psirri in central Athens

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…

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…

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…