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The Mountain Men of Mount Parnassos Part 1

The Mountain Men of Mount Parnassos Part 1

Mountain Man #1 Giorgos Korodimos During another of my husband’s work trip to Arachova, I met two interesting men who both felt much connection with the mountains. I named both of them Mountain Man. I’ve been asking for quotes from various businesses in order to organize a retreat type of tour happening in this region. […]

Arachova and Around!

Arachova and Around!

Posted by on Jan 25, 2017 in Learning to be Greek

Part 1 – Arachova, Distomo, Delphi and Antikyra in Spring My husband said most people who came to Greece for holidays, they often would visit the acropolis in Athens and then onto one or two islands but what they didn’t know was that mainland Greece had a lot to offer too. I was very lucky […]

Our 19 hours and 22 minutes in Syros for the rebirth of Hermy the Bike

Our 19 hours and 22 minutes in Syros for the rebirth of Hermy the Bike

Posted by on Jul 14, 2016 in Learning to be Greek

A couple of weeks ago my husband and I made a quick visit to the island of Syros. His friends gave him an old bike as a gift since they no longer used it. My husband explained that in order to get the paperwork done, we had to go to Syros for a day because […]

Fasolakia – Overcooked Beans!

Fasolakia – Overcooked Beans!

Posted by on May 7, 2016 in Learning to be Greek, Recipes

It was Orthodox Easter last weekend. Here in Greece Easter is a super event, probably the most important few days of the whole year. Some people fast for 40 days before Easter. This year my husband decided to fast for the full period for the first time. I  realized that all vegetables ‘talk’ to each […]

I’ve lived 40 years!

I’ve lived 40 years!

So I’ve lived 40 years and a few days now. Turning 40 years old seemed like a big deal. Friends who know my age asked me in advance how I was going to spend my 40th birthday and the below was how I spent my Big Day. More and more each year I found myself […]