Stavroula Kostarakis

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On the trail of the Greek philosophers

“Ti! What job can you find with that?” exclaimed my horrified parents. That was in response to my announcement that after finishing my undergraduate degree I was going to enrol …

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Apocalypse now: Explore the divine island of Patmos

If you are looking for a Greek island holiday that will revive your body and nurture your soul, then Patmos is the place to go. A few years ago my …

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Travels to Greece: The magic of the Pelion Peninsula

In so many ways travelling to Greece can make you step back into another time long ago. For me it has always been about connecting the significant historical places to …

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Echoes of the Minoans still heard in the remnants of Greek antiquity

Have you ever gone to a place and felt like you’ve been there before? Can a place hold the memory of events long past? Call it deja vu, call it …

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Travelling to Gavdos, the remote southernmost Greek island paradise

My Aussie husband, Chris, fell in love with Greece on our first trip there (my third) in 2005. From then on he has always been pestering me to go back …