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Travel Blogger

1 January 2017
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Somewhere to the east of the prefecture of Thessaloniki, there is a small river which starts life in Lake Volvi and soon finds its way to the beach of Vrasna, where it tumbles into the Strymonikos Gulf.  Going by the name of the Rihios, its journey to the sea only lasts for 8 km and ...

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10 October 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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Journalist

7 July 2016
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It was back in 1992 that I first got wind, from Tasos Michaelidis, of some incredible musical goings-on; a truly intoxicating combination of starry nights and jazz music taking place on the first of Halkidiki’s famous three legs, an event destined to grow in stature in the years to come. The spark of an idea ...

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Architect – Chief Editor of GLOW magazine

5 May 2016
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Ok, it is well known that Halkidiki is like no other. It is beautiful, it is close (to Thessaloniki), it has alternating images and surprises, spots we still haven’t discovered (no matter how many years we have been exploring it for), it offers excitement, it has been our first choice for years as well as ...

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5 May 2016
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In Halkidiki, a region blessed by nature, with olive trees, market gardens and orchards with fresh vegetables and fruit, wonderful fish – John Dory and sea bass, in particular -, cultured mussels, and prime meat from farms in Polygyros and Moudania, the only thing needed was for someone to be alert enough to recognize this quality ...

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