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Photographer and travel editor

01/11/2016
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The most “misunderstood” island of the Cyclades probably owes a great deal to … the Virgin Mary. For it is Her benevolent presence that radiates through all this island’s immaculate, ineffable beauty.  Unfathomable and ceaseless, neither words nor images can do it proper justice. It is an idea and a feeling. Like the breeze in ...

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Travel editor

25/10/2016
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No matter how many times I cross the Rio-Antirrio Bridge, I am always overwhelmed by the same feeling of euphoria, immediately followed by a sense of frustration… “When we want to we can perform miracles… but how rarely this consummate brilliance comes to light”. I drive around the bends of Paliovouna and observe Patra and ...

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18/10/2016
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My name is Nikolas Giannopoulos and I am a sommelier, as the French would have it. I was born in Athens and grew up in Nea Smirni and Rhodes. I would prefer it if being a sommelier was not regarded as a profession since for me, and most of my colleagues, it is a way ...

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Musician

11/10/2016
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I come from Antalya, Turkey. From the musical experiences that I have had in my lifetime, I have learnt that folk music knows no borders. Folk music, which expresses the emotion, pain, joy, love, despair as well as optimism of simple, everyday people, is not bound by language, country or civilization. On the contrary, it ...

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Tour guide from Greece, living in Spain

04/10/2016
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It is difficult juggling the role of a tour guide with the ever-expanding needs of a family. And a family holiday? That’s another story entirely!   I have been living permanently in Spain for almost 20 years now and spend most of my summer either pointing out to Greek tourists that the thermometer has topped ...

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