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    The history of medicine in Ancient Greece

    Ancient medicine played a major role in Ancient Greek life and has made major impacts on the medical community even today. Hippocrates was one of the main leaders of the early discoveries of medicine in Ancient Greece. He believed that disease is a normal part of human life and that we can use...
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    What is the most debated topic in Greek history?

    I'd love to start a couple of debates and great conversations! I'm definitely not looking for a fight, just trying to have some engaging conversations. What are the biggest debates that you and your friends or family get into about Greek history?
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    What is the best Greek dish to bring to a potluck?

    Hi everyone, I was invited to my office's potluck in two weeks and I am trying to figure out what to bring. Everyone in the office really likes Greek food, and we usually go to a Greek restaurant down the street for dinners with clients. Does anyone know what would be a good dish to bring to a...
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    What are your recommendations for Santorini?

    I'm going to be going to Santorini for a couple of days after a small trip to Athens this summer. I've never been before and I really don't know where to start. I'm going to be travelling alone and looking to see the size and pretty much anything that Santorini has to offer. I'm not too picky...
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    Is anyone still keeping up with Survivor Greece?

    I forgot about this TV show until just now!! I decided to start rewatching and I must say, its not one of the best shows in the whole world but it is entertaining and helps me learn a bit of Greek. Defintley better than the reality tv shows that we have in the states. If anyone watches, please...
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    Greek style pasta with meat sauce aka makaraonia me kima!

    This is one of the best Greek recipe that seems to be inspired by the Italian style bolognese sauce. The dish is pretty similar except the Greek version sometimes includes spices like cumin and bay leaf. I prefer the Greek version because it has a bit more flavour and tastes a lot better with...
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    These are the best Greek dances for big groups!

    I love Greek dancing, and my favourite Greek dances are the ones that are done in massive groups for weddings, baptisms, and birthday parties. The Greeks really know how to have fun and have everyone join in! My favorite group dances are... 1. Kalamatiano: This is the most classic group dance...
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    Greek potato and onion salad is a great appetizer

    These are the ingredients for making a super tasty Greek potato salad as an appetizer 6 medium boiled potatoes 4 medium red onions 1/4 cup dry red wine 6 tablespoons Greek olive oil 3 tablespoons red wine vinegar 1 tablespoon fennel seeds, crushed Salt and pepper, to taste 3 tablespoons...
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    Historical interview of Anatolian immigrants to Greece

    These people were Greeks who lived in Anatolia (modern day Turkey) and were forced to immigrate to Greece as refugees. Their history is so important to modern Greek history, I hope it doesn't get lost.
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    How to explore Crete on horseback

    This looks so amazing to me, I will definitely try this if I go to Crete anytime soon
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    How to make Greek style chicken with peppers

    This is sooooo good for when I like to switch it up sometimes Add chicken, garlic, oregano, and white wine to a bowl. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for two hours. When the two hours are up, remove the chicken from the bowl and pat dry with paper towels. Place a large, deep pan over a...
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    What geographical areas did Ancient Greece rule?

    I didn't always know this....but I decided to do some research. These are the main areas where Ancient Greece ruled although it spanned all over the world at one point
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    How do Greek mythology and art relate?

    Knowing some basics of Greek mythology can really help in understanding a lot of art throughout the years. A lot of art is based around concepts of Greek mythology and uses similar inspiration. According to this article, Pandoras Box, Perseus and Andromeda, The Minotaur, Icarus, Leda and the...
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    Has anyone taken an evening sunset cruise in Mykonos?

    I would love to take a cruise just for the evening to get a view of the sunset and the island, any recommendations??
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    Are there any all inclusive resorts in Crete?

    Even though I'm not a huge fan of all inclusive resorts that I've been to in the Caribbean, I think I'd like to try one out in Greece, specifically Crete. Have any of you been to any good ones?? What was your experience?
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    Phaestos (Phaistos) Palace is a Minoan treasure in Crete!

    This place would be so cool to visit! It's one of the many sites on the island that date from the Minoan time period. Have any of you visited??
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    Bataria beach in Corfu is a bit rocky, but still great!

    I honestly don't mind a few pebbles :) Check out this pic
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    What part of Thessaloniki is overrated?

    I saw someone else post in the Athens forum asking what part of Athens is not worth visitng. So I have the same question for Thessaloniki: which part is a bit overrated and shouldn't be worth visiting??
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    Do hotels in Athens have shuttles from the airport?

    Is this customary in Greece? Or should I expect to take a taxi from my hotel?
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    Visiting the Kefalos municipal theater

    Visiting theatres is one of the best ways to experience Greek Culture!! I highly recommend checking out the Kefalonia municipal theater aka Kefalos. Here's a link that talks more about the theater https://www.kefaloniabyanna.com/kefalos-municipal-theater/
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