The Historical novel The Embroiderer by Kathryn Gauci

An interview with Kathryn Gauci, author of ‘The Embroiderer’

We at Odyssey love good books about Greece. On today’s blog we interview Kathryn Gauci, the English author of the wonderful book The Embroiderer. Before she became a full-time writer, Kathryn ran her own textile design studio in Melbourne. We talk about her historical novel, the culinary side of Greece and Turkey and the relationship […]

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Yoga holiday on Poros Greece Odyssey

Soulfood Yoga Holiday On The Greek Island Of Poros

Photographers: Toni Brown, Bronwyn May, Annette Spaan. Scroll down or click here for the Dutch version   Soulfood Yoga Holiday On The Greek Island Of Poros Yoga and a glass of wine, it’s possible! Just as love at first sight is possible. And that is how working with Odyssey feels for me. I am Suus […]

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Katerina’s 10 romantic tips for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is coming and we all think of nice and romantic things to do. For this special occasion I put together a list with my romantic tips! The goal is to feel more connected with your lover and bring you closer to each other!   1. Book a romantic holiday to Poros What is […]

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A kiwi lands on Poros for Greek Easter

Two weeks ago we celebrated Greek Easter with Al Johnson, Elisabeth Bitros and Ingrid Von Bentheim who all won a free stay at Odyssey, and many other wonderful guests. First prize winner Al Johnson has written a wonderful story about his experience. Here it is! Thank you Al!   A kiwi lands on Poros for […]

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Painting holiday with Pamela Jane Rogers

At the Odyssey we love diverse and different happenings! It inspires us and keeps us enthusiastic about what we do. One of them is painting. This year in May, together with American artist Pamela Jane Rogers, we will be able to offer you a two week painting holiday! It will include many painting lessons, Greek cooking, […]

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Romantic Poros

Today is Valentines Day, a day of romance. I thought about what that word means to me. According to the Urban Dictionary the definition of a romantic is: A romantic is a person who believes in romanticism, which is like a philosophy on life. Romantics love nature, old things like castles and churches, love poetry […]

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The winner to experience Greek Easter is…

As you probably know, The Odyssey has given the opportunity to win a free stay for a week during Greek Easter. In order to win, we asked people to write a funny or special experience they had while preparing the recipes of my blog, or while they were cooking with me in one of my […]

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Olive Picking Week

Autumn has come to Poros, time to harvest the olives. After days of hard labor, we proudly drive our bags of olives to the factories that press them into beautiful, delicious, healthy olive oil. This is such a rewarding experience that no one should miss. You can come and join us for the olive picking […]

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Memoir Greekscapes: an American painter starts a new life on Poros

Guest blogger Annette Spaan I learned you can become your own worst enemy when you try to live like other people want you to. When you finally chose what is best for you, things fall into place and good things start to happen. The memoir Greekscapes is a real life example of this. In the […]

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