Sohaib Jidar is a 21 years old athlete from Catalonia, Spain. He loves running ultra-long distances and thus overcoming his own limits. For this reason, we decided to interview him and find out more about the fascinating world of ultra-marathons and his running philosophy in general.
GAME INN is an oasis for all the board game players of Thessaloniki and thus we have decided to make an interview with the people who started this lovely little place and ask them what led them to establish it.
Every year, on the edge of summer, the small town Proti in Northern Greece organizes a very lovely event for young people with a strong flavor of ancient Olympic Games. This four day long gathering is called Mathiada and it gives a chance to sport seeking high schools from all over the Greece to compete […]
“Whose hotel is this? It’s a hybrid hostel, baby. Whose hybrid hostel is this? Zeid’s. Who is Zeid?” Introducing this special interview by a quote from Quentin Tarantino’s all time classic seems very proper, because the Stay Hybrid Hostel is exactly one of those places where high respect for pop-cultural nerdism meets affordable comfort and love for the eco-friendly architecture. All of these flavours could be also traced within the personality of Zeid Horani, who is one of the owners and founders of this uniquely chilling place.
It was one of those warm evenings of early May when the temperature outside is warm enough for short-sleeved clothes and unexpected rain makes the air smell of the freshly bloomed flowers and trees. At this lovely spring time, our cultural manger Lia and me decided to organize a comic book workshop in order to initiate the blooming of visual ideas also in some minds of the people in Thessaloniki.
It was one of those late March weekends, when nature and weather are still undecided whether it is already spring or not. I have arrived to Sofia by bus on an early Friday morning and my first steps in this city of wisdom were diving deep into the thick layers of omnipresent snow. This freezing weather was strongly underlying the post-Soviet character of the city and thus my first impression made me feel like Iron Curtain has never fell in this place.
Xanthi is a lovely city in the eastern part of Greece with fifty thousand inhabitants. On 21st of January 2018, this city hosted the first annual competition of lego-robots, inside of the Philippos Amiridis Arena. Luckily enough, USB volunteers found their way into this place in order to take some footage and explore the details of […]
On Friday, 12th of January to be exact, I left from the Budapest airport for my year long EVS adventure in Thessaloniki. The first half of my journey led me to Athens, from where I was supposed to take another flight to Thessaloniki. I was pleasantly surprised when the plane hit the ground of the landing platform, and all of the passengers started to applause as if the whole flight had been some kind of performance which could be measured in terms of its aesthetic qualities.