For 60 years, Thessaloniki has been hosting an event that welcomes the world of cinema. It ranges from directors to actors and distributors, with its eyes always set on the public. But if there’s one thing that makes this festival even greater, it’s the work of its volunteers. This is my experience from the inside […]
No one can pass by Thessaloniki without hearing about the Great Fire that destroyed the city back in 1917. Living here for a while, it has become more and more interesting for me to discover those parts of the city that have escaped that destruction. It is also interesting to see how they have been changing their purpose throughout the years. We visited Ypsilon and Bensousan Han.
What would it be like if buildings could speak? What would we learn from the many years of trees or other items? Unfortunately, we do not have the power to talk to them, but we can delve into the history of these places or objects. Let’s take a look at the Byzantine Bath in Thessaloniki!
Blonde in Greece? Hmm… I am probably waiting for better weather to start traveling in Greece. In the meantime, I was on the road again: this time to Istanbul! It was not my first trip to the city between two continents, but this time, it was a different adventure. Join me!
What do Balkan countries have in them that people want to stay there for a long time? Is it the beauty of nature, tasty dishes or the hospitality of people? In my country, Poland, this region is referred to as a Balkan cauldron, a place where you can find everything and everyone (all kinds of beauty, […]
It has already been a week since I’ve arrived in Thessaloniki. I have just seen a few places but I feel like I am going to spend a really good time here. Here are some of my first impressions.
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.
If you are interested by Videos, Images and Pictures (VIP), the Stamp Festival was the place where you had to be! During three days, from the 5th to the 7th of July The Stamp festival was doing differents workshops and activities about videos, images and pictures. This festival was the opportunity to discover differents types of arts through videos, images, and pictures.
One of the most important events in my life has just ended; my butterfly-short-evs-experience!
I had the chance to volunteer for USB in Thessaloniki with a 29-days-project and I’ve created a blog about the times I’ve had in Thessaloniki/Greece!