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Poros, the island of Seferis

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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10 things to know about Carnival in Greece (Apokries)

10 things to know about Carnival in Greece (Apokries)

According to the great philosopher Gus Portokalos from the movie My Big Fat Greek Wedding, every word has a Greek root. Well, the same applies for the carnival. So while undoubtedly Brazil (Rio de Janeiro and Salvador de Bahia) hold the global sceptre, the carnival is...

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Hiking Lemonodasos – top activities around Poros

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

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

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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Sailing around Poros island

Sailing around Poros island

Would you like to experience sailing around Poros island? Then come and join us for a truly Live-Bio experience. The island of Poros and the Peloponnesian coast create a sailing heaven, enjoying protection from all winds whilst offering plenty of bays and beaches. We...

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Sailing to Spetses and Hydra

Sailing to Spetses and Hydra

When our friends from HowFarFromHome came with a visit to Live-Bio, we thought taking them sailing to Spetses and Hydra islands would sound appealing to them, especially after having spent a few months in Scandinavia where warm, sunny days did not happen too often. En...

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Top 10 things to do on Poros Island and vicinity

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

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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Learn weaving while staying at Live-Bio

Learn weaving while staying at Live-Bio

Why not learn weaving in Greece while on your next holiday? Or maybe doll making, using pieces you found during your travels? Or even discovering the secrets behind eco-weaving? All of it is available to you to experience while staying at Live-Bio.  Meet Eleni and her...

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