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    Did you know that cheating in the Olympics dates back to Ancient Greece?

    We all know that the Olympics originated in Greece, but what some of us don't know is that the cheating scandals that we see today were also occurring in ancient times. Ancient Greek Olympic athletes were using many of the available herbs and tools at the time to help them increase their stamina...
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    Diples are so crispy and sweet! Check out this tutorial on how to make them

    Diples are so crispy and sweet, they're a great dessert for the winter time and for serving a lot of gas. They're also very easy to make and very economically friendly when you're trying to cook on a budget and serve a lot of people. I like to bring these to parties in large gatherings, and they...
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    Typical dishes from the island of Greece!

    In the description of the video, it says that the village is called Archangelos
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    Tickets to Greece are very cheap at the moment for flights before Christmas!

    Th Thanks for posting! I was thinking of staying local because of the new covid variant. I'm scared they're changing the rules
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    Greek style sausage to die for!

    So sad, I have researched and seem some super old interviews of elderly Greek people describing their experiences in Asia Minor. Im glad few have gone out to document Greek history
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    What are some of your favorite Greek New Years traditions? 🎊

    I would love to learn more about Greek New Years traditions. I've heard about the vasilopita, which reminds me of the Mardi Gras tradition in New Orleans of putting a porcelain baby Jesus in a a cake and whoever finds it has good luck!
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    What are some good Greek mythology tattoos?

    I feel like Greek mythology tattoos are so cool, and a great way to showcase my love for Greek mythology. Ive seen some great art over the years, but does anyone have ideas for what would look good as a tattoo?
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    Mykonos live Webcam.... Enjoy!❤️

    Wish they were up year round so I could see what its like when there aren't so many tourists!
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    Valeron and Live Band at the Light House in Mykonos ❤️

    Enchanting is the perfect word!
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    Santorini visit end of October beginning of November

    The temperature outside is bearable, but I think the water might be a bit too cold. Keep in mind that it can get pretty windy in Santorini
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    Valeron and Live Band at the Light House in Mykonos ❤️

    Beautiful music, I've never heard of this band before they are so talented. Greek folk music is one of my favorites for sure, even without words the music has so much soul
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    Mykonos live Webcam.... Enjoy!❤️

    I wonder if they have these webcams for other parts of Greece! I would've never thought to look at something like this but its pretty interesting :)
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    Does anyone have advice for shipwreck beach?

    I agree, if you are going during the busy summer season, book in advance just to be sure and make sure you're aware of what time your boat leaves! You don't want to get left behind
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    What life was like for Greeks under Ottoman occupation

    This is a great video by the Benaki Museum about what life was like for Greek people under Ottoman rule, check it out!
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    How to make Greek lamb casserole with pasta

    Ingredients 2 1/4 pounds lamb shoulder 1/2 cup butter or olive oil 1 finely chopped onion 4 whole tomatoes, diced Pepper Salt 1 pound orzo 1 cup grated Kefalotiri cheese Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. Cut meat into 5-6 serving pieces and place in a casserole dish. Add the butter...
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    13 Santorini restaurants were featured on this traveling list!

    I'm so happy to see that big magazines are featuring Santorini!! Would you visit any of these places? Selene and To Psariki are my favourite https://www.thenationalherald.com/food_travel_travel/arthro/conde_nast_traveller_features_13_restaurants_in_santorini-2928677/
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    How to make Greek style loukoumia filled cookies!

    These cookies are a cool new spin on a Greek classic!
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    How to make Greek monk onion soup (monarcho soupa)

    This is the soup of the monks!! I love it and you probably will too 1/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons Greek olive oil 3 large onions, cut into quarters and sliced thin 4 cups plus 2 tablespoons water Salt, to taste Pepper, to taste 2 slices whole grain bread, crusts removed and cut into 1/2-inch...
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    Greece designated as Level 3 warning for COVID

    I don't want to discourage anyone from visiting Greece, I'm just updating this forum for anyone who wants to be informed. The U.S. Department of state has designated Greece as "Level 3" warning because of how bad covid is in Greece. You can read more here...
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    Best activities to do in Archangelos, Rhodes

    I suggest you go to the Olive Oil Factory, Bonis Ceramics, Church of Michael the Archangel and Stegna Beach!! This is me favourite part of Rhodes