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10 things to know about the Greek Easter (Pas-ha)

Easter is one of the most important and beautiful traditions in Greece, and undoubtedly one of most authentic Greek experiences. In combination with the Greek spring that celebrates in all its glory, Greek Easter (pronounced Pas-ha in Greek) is considered one of the...

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Poros, the island of Seferis

George Seferis, the Greek Nobel Prize laureate, spent several summers on Poros Island, beginning in the mid-30s. The bright yellow flower of an indigenous bush (Greek: Aspalathos - Latin: calicotome spinosa) became the inspiration for one of his last poems. Now, in...

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Hiking Lemonodasos – top activities around Poros

Hiking Lemonodasos Poros (the lemon tree grove on the Peloponnese, which administratively belongs to Poros Island) is one of our favourite activities at Live-Bio, and one of the top activities to do around Poros. It combines a relaxed hike with beautiful views of the...

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Day trip to Methana

Methana - a true gem A day trip to Methana is by far one of our favourite activities and places to discover while staying at Live-Bio. It is only a 30 min drive from us and is a true hidden gem of the area. Last week we decided to invite our guests who were staying...

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Bouboulina from Spetses, a heroine of all women

What's the connection between Bouboulina from Spetses and the famous "Armata"? Just like every year, the second weekend of September marks an important event in Greek history. On the 8th of September 1822 the Ottoman navy approached the island of Spetses in order to...

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Top 10 things to do on Poros Island and vicinity

So you are on Poros Island, or Galatas, or anywhere nearby, and you would like to know what is there to do. Here is Live-Bio's list of top 10 things to do on Poros island and vicinity, including activities that are based on our intimate local knowledge, and that you...

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Best coffee on Poros island

If you are looking for the best coffee on Poros island then you should definitely try La Frianderie. It is our favourite coffee in the area, made with passion by Nikos Kakouris, the owner and main barista of this special place. Located on the harbour of Galatas...

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A day trip to Nafplio from Live-Bio

A day trip to Nafplio is one of our favourite activities. It is only  60 kilometers from Live-Bio, on a picturesque route guaranteeing beautiful views and numerous opportunities for picture taking. Usually we like to combine the tour to Nafplio with a visit to the...

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