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After a years living in the sunshine land I  learned that there is no Greek island without its Chora, the capital city. Although the names of the main towns are pretty similar, the  every atmosphere is something unique. Even if you are based at the heart of Andros Town, you would be enjoying the absolute silence of the island.  The locals told me that its silence is due to the very rich islanders who used to live there for a…

As a Serbian, I guess that this day didn’t have any big meaning to me before. It was just one of the last typical days of March. However, now for the fifth time, I am waking up earlier with the excitement, choosing more elegant clothes and running from the house. I don’t want to be late.  The country marks the double holiday with two things: Parades and Bakaliaros (Codfish). Greek independence day & the Annunciation Since 25th March 1821 is the day when the…

“Everybody loves us.” “I know, especially you.” I giggled and took the wine glass out of his hand and took a large gulp. The same like in the past, he is still drinking that famous Greek Boutari wine. It became my favorite too. “Opa. Go, easy baby, easy.”  He slid his hand underneath the back of my coat.   “How are you? How was your day?”, he asked. And that was the moment when I laughed and went away. “Calm down, girl!” I screamed…

Do I need to tell you how much I love the architecture of Thessaloniki? These diamonds standing in Vasilissis Olgas street? Every day after the school I would pass there and stare at them, trying to read their stories. I believe that in the past they were even more magnificent! Finally, after months of planning, I did it! Vila Modiano was residence of Jewish banker Jaco Modiano, and actually I learned a lot about it reading Thessaloniki City of Ghosts book which…