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Can’t get enough of Greece? So do we! Whether through stories that put a smile on your face or impressive photographs that take your breath away, we have gathered a list of our favorite books and albums that you should definitely consider if you love it when things are all Greek to you.
Colorific Greece, Miltos Kourmpoglou
One of Greeka’s most prominent community members has just published an amazing photo album – and we couldn’t be more proud. After his sold-out nostalgic memoir “Coffee Routes”, our own Milko (the nickname of Miltos Kourmpoglou in Greeka.com) is back with yet another amazing collection of photographs that captures the majestic variations of color as found in numerous Greek destinations. Full of fascinating contradictions and unexpected combinations, Colorific Greece will travel you to hidden corners of unique beauty -and make you want to book your tickets as soon as possible. If you want to learn more about his inspirations, love of photography and personal suggestions regarding Greece, you can also read the touching interview he gave us here.
Greek Isles (Calendar series), George Meis
What happens when a fashion photographer falls in love with Santorini’s caldera? In George Meis’ case, the answer can only be “miracles”. The acclaimed photographer who became a worldwide sensation for his panoramic, breathtaking shots of the Greek islands has, to this day, published a series of calendars that feature his stunning work. Hang yours on the wall and wake up to the backstreets of Hydra or the view from Folegandros’ castle – that’s what we call a fine year.
Things Can Only Get Feta, Marjory McGinn
After a series of misfortunes, a couple decides to flee the cold European North and move to the sunny and ever-fun Greece, only to discover that it is not exactly the paradise they had in mind – or maybe is it? With its sharp humor and insightful approach, McGinn creates heroes that try to redefine their lives while struggling to blend with the seemingly stiff locals of a remote village in Mani, Peloponnese. An accurate depiction of Greece in crisis and how the natives experience it, “Things can only get feta” will make you laugh, think and want to eat Peloponnesian food like crazy.
Falling in Honey, Jennifer Barclay
What happens when a British girl falls for a remote Greek island? The plot includes tons of tzatziki, sunburn, sea and a heartbreak gone good. Greece enthusiast Jennifer Barclay writes a heartwarming story about the beauty of Greek islands -and that of reclaiming happiness and finding yourself. If you want to learn more about Jennifer and her adventures in Tilos do not also miss to visit her personal blog Octopus in my ouzo -as Greek-friendly as it gets.