Refugees thrown to the streets: mass evictions in Greece

This past Monday, June the 1st, the eviction of 11,000 refugees has started all over Greece. A new legislation Following legislation approved in March of this year, people have now 1 month to leave their subsidized accommodations once their asylum status is recognized. Previously they had at least 6. The United Nations High Commissioner for […]

The mandatory military service in Greece: a necessity or an antiquated tradition?

Every Greek capable of bearing arms is obliged to contribute to the defence of the Fatherland as provided by law. Art. 4, Greek Constitution So recites the article 4 of the Greek constitution, introducing the concept of conscription (mandatory military service) in the Hellenic country. As of 2009, all Greek males between the ages of […]

Stop Climate Change

Coronavirus, environmental damage and climate change are three of the most dramatic challenges facing the world today. All of us are already feeling the effects of them. In our part of the world, the changes may be particularly dramatic and worrying. In Greece, during the coronavirus outbreak, the parliament surreptitiously approved, on the 5th of […]

The House of Shadow by Triantafyllos Vaitsis

Have you ever heard about the trash art? If you ever find yourself in the beautiful city of Xanthi, don’t miss the chance to explore this amazing place. It is a beautiful historical town created by Greek and Turkish culture, full of monuments, churches, museums, bars and restaurants. It is a perfect area to explore […]

Ano Poli: History in The City

Here we are, talking about our city: Thessaloniki. Thessaloniki has been home for many civilizations and cultures. Ano Poli is the most important area of Thessaloniki hosting these challenges. It is also the area where the history of Thessaloniki began. Ano Poli, which is a harmonious combination of historical buildings from the Byzantine and Ottoman […]

Travel idea for Erasmus in Thessaloniki: Kavourotripes Beach in Chalkidiki

Five travel ideas for your Erasmus in Thessaloniki

Looking for travel ideas for your Erasmus in Thessaloniki?For everyone who’s going to spend some months in this beautiful city, here’s a list of activities and adventures to collect for a fully enjoyable Erasmus-style experience! Hike on Mount Olympus Olympus is probably one of the most famous mountains in the world. Although hiking to the […]