The Top Ten Greek Destinations to Visit in the Aegean Sea

By Solaire Hauser

The chapel Ágios Ioánnis in Greece.

The chapel Ágios Ioánnis in Greece. (Photo: SH)

The media herald it on a regular basis: To experience the “real” Greece, unaffected by the financial crisis, the perfect destination are the Greek islands. Only there can tourists still get a glimpse of the relaxed life of the Greek population. “Chalaróno” (χαλαρώνω) is what the locals say, “Take it easy”. And that, in fact, is easier done than said for a foreigner visiting one of the country’s famous peninsulas or islands.


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How To Celebrate in Hong Kong

Paper dragons being hoisted into the air on New Year's Day in Tsim Sha Tsui. (SH)

Paper dragons being hoisted into the air on New Year’s Day in Tsim Sha Tsui. (Photo: SH)

By Solaire Hauser

HONG KONG – On the Southern edge of China is a peninsula, and directly underneath it are two bigger islands that stretch out into the South China Sea. These scrapes of land make up Hong Kong, or – as it is more correctly referred to – the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR).

In an article published on, you can read more about typical Chinese as well as Western festivals and how they are celebrated in the city that is currently the global trailblazer when it comes to breaking the “The sky is the limit” barrier in architecture.

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