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8 Oct | Maddie Grubich | No Comments

Amateur

Amateur n. a person who engages in a pursuit solely for the sake of pleasure or passion. I found this definition of amateur on a tote bag in Atlantis Books on Santorini this weekend. It struck me as odd in the sense that humans like to use the word as a sort of insult. I …

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16 Jul | Rachel Bell | No Comments

Don’t Skip the Hikes

  Greetings from the Cyclades! It has been a packed couple of weeks full of excursions. For the first two weeks of the Summer program, we generally have our classes every other day, and a trip to a nearby island on the off days. These trips are full of visits to museums and archaeological sites, …

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16 Oct | Abigail Fissore | No Comments

Greek for a Week

It’s fall break and before the program takes us to Berlin for the weekend a group of us decided to come to Greece. We started off flying into Athens spending the first couple days exploring the city before heading to Santorini. As soon as we got off the sun was shining and the sights were …

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9 Oct | Anapurl Feldman | 3 Comments

I Left My Heart in Santorini

My new favorite place in Europe: Santorini. If you were to google the iconic photographs of whitewashed Greece, spiraling church tops of yellow and blue, soft hazy sunshine over a eternal ephemeral sea– you would be seeing Santorini. A crescent island, its center under water from a volcanic eruption over 300 years ago, feeds the …

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19 Jun | Shannon Lu | No Comments

Week 2

Ten days in Paros and every second has been amazing. We’ve been to 4 different Greek islands already (Mykonos, Delos, Naxos and Santorini), and it’s nice to be able to experience the atmospheres of each of them because they’re so unique. Paros is definitely still my favorite because it’s not as touristy and crowded, but …

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19 Jun | Julia Tinyszin | No Comments

Santorini you Stole my Heart

13. That is the number of gyros I’ve had since being on Paros. For 2.50 at Pepe’s restaurant how could you go wrong? They’re massive and a true bang for your buck. But since we are visiting Santorini I’ve decided to treat myself. Because think about it, when am I ever going to be in …

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