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Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is widely known by its Italian name, Zante. The island is famous for its pristine beaches. Navagio beach and the Blue Caves are its top attractions. Of course, there is always the non-touristic side of a beautiful place. And that is shown perfectly through the lenses of a …

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Zakynthos is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea. It is widely known by its Italian name, Zante. The island is famous for its pristine beaches. Navagio beach and the Blue Caves are its top attractions. Of course, there is always the non-touristic side of a beautiful place. And that is shown perfectly through the lenses of a …

The post Amazing Sunsets by Stelios Pettos – Amateur Photographer in Zakynthos appeared first on Greece by a Greek.

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This is a very nostalgic video showing the aristocratic side of Athens streets back in 1924 Video source Εδώ Αθήναι. Ταξίδι στο χρόνο  Photo source Google Images

The post Strolling around Athens in 1924 | Video appeared first on Greece by a Greek.

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Let’s warm ourselves a little bit with this Greek drink with origins from Turkey, named salepi.  Salepi is a flour made from the tubers of the orchid genus Orchis. Salep flour is consumed in beverages and desserts, especially in places that were formerly part of the Ottoman Empire where it is a traditional winter beverage. An increase in consumption is causing local …

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If you stroll in the Greek city centres during winter time, look for the chestnut man, roasting chestnuts on the charcoal.  It is a beautiful and nostalgic image, very familiar to Greeks that will definitely bring inspiration for some great photographic captures. The chestnut seller has a portable brazier with a heap of roasted chestnuts …

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Some of these photos are from the the Photographic Archive of the Benaki Museum:The Photographic Archive of Benaki Museum was founded in 1973.  The collection of the Photographic Archive constitutes of negatives and photographs of the 19th and 20th century. To find out more you can visit the website of Benaki Museum. I could not find any …

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Zakynthos or Zante is a Greek island in the Ionian Sea and a popular summer resort. In this beautiful island lives one of my favourite artists Natassa Klavdianou. Natassa is a local with a true head for art complete with pebbles, wood and other materials nature offers to her inspiration. All beauties she makes with …

The post 20 breathtaking pictures that prove how amazing Zakynthos is appeared first on Greece by a Greek.

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Ios is linked to young people holiday with a reputation for nonstop parties and boozing. But this beautiful cycladic island it’s so much more than this. George Giotsalitis and Eva Xenou, through their camera lenses, show us the island’s traditional footpaths, the hilltop old town and other spots away from the crowds.     If you …

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We love visiting art galleries. We enjoy taking our time with the pieces that speak to us and we like to ensure that we have a vibrant experience overall apart from just buying the art piece we love.  We recently discovered Kappa.art.gallery in Potos in Thassos island and we are delighted to announce their new …

The post Kappa.art.gallery in Paros and Thassos Greek islands appeared first on Greece by a Greek.

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This post is a place for jewellery lovers who want to give their jewellery box a touch of Greek designers’ sparkle. I am going to share with you my favourite pieces from their collection but I am sure you will be delighted to see all their work on their official pages which I am back-linking …

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