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Acropolis Museum : Sanctuary of the Marbles

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 19 December, 2016 /

Acropolis Museum Sanctuary of the Marbles   For many years, the possibility of building an adequate museum that would house the Parthenon marbles and all the artifacts of Acropolis and the surrounding slopes remained distant as a dream. Every plan made by the Greek state, was coming to a dead end. Eventually it took a…

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National Archaeological Museum of Athens

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 2 December, 2016 /

National Archaeological Museum of Athens The national archaeological museum of Athens is the biggest in Greece and one of the most significant in the world. Over 11.000 artifacts belong to its five major exhibitions which stretch from the Prehistoric era until the Roman period. Located in an exquisite neoclassical building on “28th October” Avenue which…

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Athens Zoo

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 18 November, 2016 /

Attica Zoological Park Athens Zoo For decades the only zoo in Athens was a small one inside the National Garden behind the Greek parliament. I have memories of my parents taking me there on Sundays. I can’t remember the animals clearly—due to my young age, but I still remember my enthusiasm when I was there.…

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Athens : A Walk Around the Historical Center

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 29 October, 2016 /

Athens : A Walk Around the Historical Center Writing an article about Athens feels strange to me. After all, it is my hometown and looking at it as a travel destination doesn’t come natural. I have to admit that the Greek capital doesn’t look attractive on first sight. When the rest of Europe was going…

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Ireland : The Cliffs of Moher

By Spiros Gioldasis / 23 September, 2016 /

On the west coast of Ireland, the Cliffs of Moher are one of its most breathtaking features In Ireland the inevitable never happens and the unexpected constantly occurs Sir John Pentland Mahaffy With this trip to Ireland and particularly by visiting the famous cliffs of Moher, I finally fulfill a childhood dream. As a child,…

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Athens : Ten Images. Street Artists

Athens : Ten Images in B&W

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 10 July, 2016 /

Athens : Ten Images in B&W These are ten images I took in Athens during my last trip. The capital of Greece can be very atmospheric so I chose black and white. The old Gasworks also known as Gazi are a live neighborhood in the heart of the city. The old facilities have been transformed…

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Weekend Escape in Drabsko

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 23 March, 2016 /

Weekend Escape in Drabsko Sometimes you just need a place to escape from your routine, even for a weekend. To have a change of air, to recharge your batteries, and why not? Get in touch with nature. That’s exactly what we were thinking when we booked one room for three days in a tiny village…

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Bojnice Castle : Straight out of a fairytale.

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 30 December, 2015 /

Bojnice castle is made from the stuff that fairy tales are made of. The most visited castle in Slovakia is 3 hours from Bratislava and it looks like it came out of a fantasy land with dragons, princes and evil Queens. The turquoise tower tops have definitely something to do with it. It is located…

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Bratislava : Things to Do in The Capital of Slovakia

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 13 December, 2015 /

The capital of Slovakia lies on the banks of river Danube near the country’s western border, forty five minutes from Vienna, and less than two hours from the other jewel of Danube—Budapest. Bratislava is the smallest of the three and definitely the most underrated. Many people consider it a single day destination, or even worst,…

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Heraklion, Crete

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 7 July, 2015 /

Heraklion Heraklion is the biggest city in the island of Crete which in turn is the biggest island in Greece and also one of the places  I originate from, consequently I’ve spent many of my childhood holidays here.  It’s a vivid university city which serves as a transportation node to the millions of tourists who…

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Agia Pelagia, Crete

By Chrisostomos Kamberis / 4 July, 2015 /

Agia Pelagia Agia Pelagia bay A small fishing village which is 25 minutes from Heraklion. Agia Pelagia is the place to be if quietness is what you are looking for. Built in an amphitheatrical way it has a small beach with six or seven restaurants, two or three bars and as many souvenir shops. Hasn’t…

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