Ivy on April 20th, 2015

 On Saturday 18th April, 2015 it was National Museum day so we decided to visit the archaeological site of Nemea, which is about 45 km north-west to Assini. The site of ancient Nemea lies in a small upland valley.  Its name derives from the Greek word “nemos”, which means meadow, pasture.  Its location, which was in […]


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Ivy on April 15th, 2014

Hello my friends, It’s been three months since the last time I wrote a blog post.  As most of you know my husband and I were away in Cyprus the past three months working in a restaurant.  It was a lovely experience working in a professional kitchen. I won’t be sharing food photos as it […]


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During my recent trip to Cyprus we took a trip to my brother in law’s village. On our way, we passed from my mother’s village which is called Kyvides and is on the road which leads to the “krassohoria” which is the wine producing area of Limassol. The settlement of Pano Kyvides, according to the Great […]


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