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Antikythera Mechanism, fragment A side 1 The Shipwreck of Antikythera (Greek: Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων), which is estimated to have happened between the 70–50 BC, was hiding a remarkable treasure. Until today, more than 300 items of great archaeological value, dating from the fourth until the first century BC, have been […]

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Served Dolmades

Spring is finally kicking in again and nature around us is starting to gain back its vivid colours! For those of you living in the Northern hemisphere, this is the perfect time to make Dolmades (or Dolmas; in Greek: ντολμάδες) or —in their smaller version— Dolmadakia (Greek: ντολμαδάκια). […]

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The Philosopher of AntikytheraThe Antikythera Shipwreck

A heavy storm more than 2,000 years ago was the cause of a treasure of tremendous archaeological and technological importance to disappear in the deep sea in what is known as the Antikythera Shipwreck (Greek: Ναυάγιο των Αντικυθήρων), where it remained hidden until AD 1900, when another heavy storm became the cause of it to come back to light. But let’s take the story from the… middle! […]

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The breathtaking Foinikas beach

On our quest to discover new fabulous places in Greece, we decided last summer to focus on the Cyclades (Greek: Κυκλάδες). The Cyclades is a cluster of Greek islands located southeast of mainland Greece in the Aegean Sea. Out of the impressive 220 islands that consist the Cyclades (including uninhabited islands and rocky islets), we chose Koufonisia (Greek: Κουφονήσια), an idyllic island complex […]

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Traditional Greek cheese pieThis delicious traditional Greek pie can be served as an appetiser, main dish or even breakfast and it matches really well with a drop of Greek honey (trust me on this!). The recipe comes from my best friend, whom I have known since we were six years old. She was kind enough to share with us not only her recipe but also all her little secrets for making the best homemade filo pastry. […]

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