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You’re never too old for a family weekend away, right? My mother and sister decided to spend an early vacation in Leptokarya,  and it was a call for me to visit the area! We wanted  to be sure that we can have places around to check, possibility to indulge in good food and drink in order to relax, spend a quality time and chat about every little detail of our lives that we are missing living far away.  This part…

H! Thank you for popping by, but I’m afraid I’m offline. I would love to tell you that I am enjoying the summer, sailing the Aegean sea but to say the truth,  I am based in Thessaloniki, at the library, finishing my student duties. Probably you can understand me. I promise faithfully to update you with lots of news and adventures,  In the meantime, you can find me here or here.

When I got an invitation to spend my afternoon at Polis Hammam in Thessaloniki, my first reaction was googling what is the real meaning behind hammam word. I found out that Hammam also known as a Turkish bath is the Middle Eastern variant of a steam bath, which can be categorized as a wet relative of the sauna. Hammams are not only the cleaning places but also health and entertainment centers where people enjoy social activities.  During the Ottoman period,…