What to wear to a Greek Wedding: LOOKBOOK

So this post is something very different to my usual blogs and videos. This originally was going to be more of a comedy post about the outlandish outfits I’ve seen some guests wear to Greek functions. Then I thought that perhaps I should do a proper fashion post that could…

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My CURLY Haircare Story VIDEO

Yes people; terrifyingly I’m back with another VLOG and today it’s all about MY HAIR. Some of you may remember a post I wrote a while back How to Tame a Curly Greek Mane which was also featured on the Huffington Post. My haircare routine hasn’t really changed since then…

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Bathe like a Greek Goddess!

You may think that bathing like a Greek Goddess involves immersing oneself into a bath of olive oil a la Cleopatra without the milk. Personally I’ve never tried this. What I have tried are some lovely Greek bath/skincare products which hopefully will make you feel like a Greek Goddess and leave your…

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BlueMATI Greek Jewellery Haul

As some of you may know I have long had an obsession with the evil eye /(mati) ‘eye’ – a curse believed to be caused by a malevolent glare. Many cultures believe that receiving the evil eye will cause misfortune or injury and that you can catch the matiasma, from someone’s…

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In the home of Aphrodite

I realised recently that despite the fact that I have been to Cyprus more times than is strictly necessary, I haven’t yet written a blog post about my husband’s mother land in my Greek Girl Abroad series. So here it is.

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Myths about Getting Married Abroad

Greeks LOVE to talk. There is absolutely no denying it. Tell one person a story on Monday morning and you can guarantee that by Tuesday morning the whole village will know your business, although of course the story will now have several variations, having gained momentum and various fictitious ‘facts’ along the Greek grapevine.…

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A Moment in Mykonos

Over the past few weeks my Greek man and I have been on our summer travels, visiting Greek relatives, eating too much meat and ice cream (not together), and illegally throwing toilet paper down the loo (something that is not allowed in Greece or Cyprus due to their pre-historic sewage system).…

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Sun, Sea and Spanakopita

Last week I travelled to my fatherland (I say fatherland as it is my father who is from Greece, not my mother, thus fatherland not motherland…) completely ALONE to join my parents and siblings on our yearly visit to see our Greek relatives. I have travelled abroad alone before but this time I really noticed…

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“There are two kinds of people…

…Greeks, and everyone else who wish they was Greek.” So says the character of Gus Portokalos in the film My Big Fat Greek Wedding. And so says my father, Dimitrios Botzios.

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