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Cheese Story

Cheese Story

Today my trip started early in the morning from my hometown Nikiti holding a Greek cold frappe towards to Ierissos. Ierissos is a small town on the east coast of the akti peninsula in halkidiki, Greece.It is the site

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Meeting with Vasilakis soapery in Sithonia

Meeting with Vasilakis soapery in Sithonia

Today i visited Polygyros, the capital of Halkidiki. Polygyros is located approximately in the center of the Halkidiki peninsula. It is built at an altitude of 500-560 meters on the southeast side of a basin

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Candle History

Candle History

Light, a symbol of evolution and civilization, has followed man since antiquity. People were looking for and discovering different ways of producing artificial light and its use helped in evolution and in the current way

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Apnea O2 & CO2 Static Tables for breathing exercises – For Freediving and other sports

Apnea O2 & CO2 Static Tables for breathing exercises – For Freediving and other sports

In many high activity sports (for example freediving) there are some well-known exercises to develop smart breath-holding skills. Most of these exercises consist of breath holds and rests with specific lengths — apnea tables or

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Ocean Diving Center

Ocean Diving Center

Ocean Diving Center is located on one of the most beautiful beaches on the Sithonia peninsula - Lagomandra Beach. This scuba diving paradise is located on the middle of the road between Nikiti and Neos

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Freediving and nutrition

Freediving and nutrition

As in every sport, professional or not, diet and nutrition can make a huge difference in the performance. Freediving is no exception. Like many have experienced, freediving can make you skinny quite fast. Going through

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History of freediving – the magic of the deepest blue

History of freediving – the magic of the deepest blue

Freediving is a form of diving underwater, without the help of a breathing apparatus, but by holding one’s breath. What is this that makes it so unique and intriguing though? Is it the sense of

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Saganaki Cheese – Σαγανάκι

Saganaki Cheese – Σαγανάκι

Saganaki Cheese Saganaki is traditional greek appetizer made of cheese. Its name comes from Turkish word ‘sagani’ – a small round frying pan with two handles where it is prepared. So the base of this

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Greek Flag – Flag of Greece (Symbol and History)

Greek Flag – Flag of Greece (Symbol and History)

Besides breathtaking blue sea, one of the most recognizable symbols of Greece around the world is definitely their beautiful flag. Keep reading and you can discover how the two are connected as well as some

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The “Ohi Day” – 28th of October

The “Ohi Day” – 28th of October

One of the biggest festivals celebrated in Greece, Cyprus and all Greek communities around the world is on October 28. It is symbolically called Ohi Day ( ‘Ochi’ or ‘Ohi” meaning ‘No’ in Greek). On

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