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And That’s How I Injured the Only Other Knee I Have


I debated for a long time about whether or not I should write a blog post depicting this incident. First of all, it makes me look like an absolute moron. Perhaps worse, it also makes me look like an alcoholic. … Continue reading

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My Weekend With Sokratis


It is said that Greek people are so hospitable because, in ancient times, one never knew if the traveling stranger at one’s door was a mortal or a god or goddess in disguise. Well, this weekend, if I were a … Continue reading

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The Top Ten of My Trip to Santorini


Santorini truly deserves its place among the most beautiful sights in the world. The whitewashed buildings and blue domes, the regional food specialties, and the spectacular sunsets are only part of the island’s charms; as a whole, it is a … Continue reading

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Riding in Pickup Trucks With Greek Boys, and Other Adventures From My Trip to Pilio


A few weeks ago, with just a small backpack each, my traveling buddy Carrie and I left for a much-awaited trip to the Pelion Peninsula. Otherwise known as Pilio, this peninsula is near Volos, one of the larger cities in … Continue reading

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Rock on, Dionysus.


This Saturday, I had the good fortune to be offered a chance to go wine tasting in Drama! Drama is a town in Northern Greece, about two hours’ bus ride from my home in Thessaloniki. The students of the Wine-making … Continue reading

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