Each year, many animals are left to fend for themselves in the streets while the places in the shelters diminish as well as the subsidies. Did you know that the origins of animals rights go back to Greek philosophers? Indeed, Pythagoras believed in the transmigration of souls between humans and non-humans, in the sense that […]
Thessaloniki is the second well-known city of Greece, and hosts every year a lot of tourists. But beside the most classic see sight activities, there are many other interesting things to do in town. And no need for big money! Here is our suggestions for five affordable and unconventional things to do in the city. […]
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?
What happens when you attempt to hitchhike from Thessaloniki to a specific beach in Chalkidiki with seven people? Is it doomed from the start, or is it doable? And what do you do when it starts storming while you are on your way? Join me on a trip down memory lane and find out more about Slavic spirit, Greek hospitality, and unexpected encounters.
Take a shower, pack my things – wallet, phone, do I need my sunglasses too? – and rush out home. The parade is starting in a couple of minutes and I still am a few kilometers away. Could I ever be there on time? Luck is on my side though, as the first bus approaching […]
Mighty Gods of unspeakable power. Strong heroes devoted to impossible quests. Sacred mountains, magical springs of water and, in the middle of them, woods inhabited by mysterious creatures. There’s no such land as Greece to let the fantasy lovers imagination running free. That’s why magic was brought back to life once again for the 2019 […]
From the 13th to the 17th of May 2019, ΦΙΞ in Art is hosting the “In Art Green Week Festival”, in partnership with #EUGreenWeek and promoted by EFFE. Find out more about it in this article!
During the European Week against Racism, Balkan Hotspot organised different events to highlight the issue, to raise awareness and to bring people together. Find pictures and videos here!
As part of the Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, a screening of Salonika – A city with amnesia took place. It retraces the history of Thessaloniki through the 20th century. In this article, I will guide you through the stories that have been hidden or forgotten.
On the 8th of March it is International Women’s Day. Greece is still scoring low on the European Gender Equality Index. How can this day be used to change that? Find out more and find events organised around the day in this article!