Here we are, talking about our city: Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki has been home for many civilizations and cultures. Ano Poli is the most important area of Thessaloniki hosting these challenges. It is also the area where the history of Thessaloniki began. Ano Poli, which is a harmonious combination of historical buildings from the Byzantine and Ottoman […]
It takes only a brief holiday in Greece to notice the plethora of tradition this country still hosts. That’s why it is always so fascinating and – at the same time – unsettling to get in touch with customs that have survived centuries. In the last week, in fact, I had the chance to learn […]
Looking for travel ideas for your Erasmus in Thessaloniki?For everyone who’s going to spend some months in this beautiful city, here’s a list of activities and adventures to collect for a fully enjoyable Erasmus-style experience! Hike on Mount Olympus Olympus is probably one of the most famous mountains in the world. Although hiking to the […]
If you are going to spend some time in Greece, be it for holiday, work, studies or anything else, here’s a list of things that will make you discover and enjoy the true Greek lifestyle! Go to taverna If you are living in Greece, going to taverna will become almost a ritual, not only to […]
Are you going for an Erasmus in Greece? Or have you been there in the past years? How many of these experiences do you think you will be / have been able to collect? Bargain a discount The status of Erasmus student/volunteer is tricky: you are not a local student, but you are not a […]
In this episode of Blonde in Greece, Agnieszka is taking us to Thassos. She will tell you all her tips to discover the island in a budget-friendly way!
Now that I am leaving Greece soon (for now), I am thinking of what kind of things I want to bring back ‘home’. Do I want to bring things back to my family? What about things to remember my stay here?
Who has never dreamed of climbing the mythical Mount Olympus? We did it and we share with you this incredible experience. After an early awakening, direction the bus station to catch the bus who goes to Litochoro, the closest city near Mount Olympus. From there, we walked 200 meters to go to the last parking, […]
On a rainy Saturday morning, three unwary volunteers from Thessaloniki found themselves in Athens, willing to discover the beauties of the Hellenic Capital. But they hadn’t considered the stubborn rain that was also visiting the city that day. They found a pleasant surprise waiting for them at the Syntagma station: the exhibition “DEMOcrisis – Democracy in crisis”.
In the Netherlands, it is very common to write rhymes during December. On the 5th of December, we celebrate Sinterklaas, or Saint Nicholas. To younger children, we tell that he comes to bring presents, similar to what people say about Santa Clause in many other countries. Once people grow older, they generally do not believe […]