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Traditional Easter in Greece and - well - other aspects in Britain

Greek Orthodox Easter isn’t always at the same time as the Anglican, Protestant and Catholic festivals. This year it falls a week later, with Easter Sunday being on 28 April. 495 more words


Nisyros, an atmospheric island.

The island of Nisyros belongs to the islands of the Dodecanese and is located south of Kos. Although so close to the island of Kos, which is a cosmopolitan island, Nisyros owns a completely different character. 473 more words


Πάσχα στη Ρόδο: το νησί των ιπποτών

Το «νησί των ιπποτών», το «νησί του ήλιου», το «σμαραγδένιο νησί», είναι κάποια από τα ονόματα με τα οποία την προσφωνούν, όταν αναφέρονται σε αυτή.  950 more words

Say Greece

Guest Writer James Collins

Today’s writer, James Collins, lives the dream. I met him a few years back when my husband, Martyn, and I returned to the island where we spent our honeymoon. 1,054 more words


Needing Greece

Horizon a bit wonky but, then, I had been at Tzouma’s bar on the waterfront at Pandeli for a while. September, last year. If you’re from the south of England, you pronounce ‘grease’ as in ‘Greece’. 297 more words


Guest Writer John Manuel

John and I have never met but we have in common a love of the Dodecanese Islands and, of course, writing. I got to know of John from a Facebook page he administers: A Good Greek Read. 1,080 more words


Old Town Rhodes

After a seemingly long hiatus from traveling, I decided it was high time James and I spend a long weekend on one of these islands we’ve been meaning to visit. 1,145 more words