Cypriot “Koupepia”

Cypriot koupepia means, stuffed ( gemista ) meat and rice, with grape vine leaves ( ampelofilla). One of my favourite traditional food we have in Cyprus! In Greece is known as dolmades or dolmadakia and they can be found also in Turkey and Middle East. Ingredients:  50-60 vine leaves 100-150 grams minced pork or beef…

Find nature in you, wherever you are!

Being mindful is a beautiful challenge! Every day of our life is a pleasant challenge and every day is a new experience.. We can’t control everything, but we can definitely control the way we think, the way we react and the way we choose to see and act on situations. Mindfulness, means, being aware of…

My gap year: Part 1

Hello, I am Céliane, a French girl who is 20 years old. After having my BTEC HND (Higher National Diploma), I decided to take a gap year for improving my English level, travel, discover new people and also know what I really want for my future.

My personal project

“El juego se ha convertido en espectáculo, con pocos protagonistas y muchos espectadores, fútbol para mirar, y el espectáculo se ha convertido en uno de los negocios más lucrativos del mundo, que no se organiza para jugar sino para impedir que se juegue”. Eduardo Galeano. As one of my favorite writers says, modern day football…

Do you know what? future volunteer … at first I was afraid. Perhaps, the word is not fear, but maybe the Word is respect. Because living in another country, far from yours, your family, your friends, everything that makes you feel at home, is complicated, and sometimes, let’s say it, is scary. You leave your…

Wonderful and different Athens

Good Morning. I’m Pilar from Spain. And I would like to tell you a little about how the first six months have been spent in Athens.Honestly, the first month was complicated. It’s the first time I live outside of Spain, and even more complicated when it’s not your mother tongue, but it’s not the language…

Seeking Inspiration!

“What you seek, i seeking you” – Rumi, Persian poet This wise man once said that, and it’s true! What you are looking for, is looking for you right now. Be open to any possible things and what you really want can happen! So, i was troubling my mind few days ago, about what i’m…

Traditional Cypriot Easter!

Easter in Cyprus means is the time for traditional local customs and family moments.! Traditions that come from generations through generations and it’s part of the Cypriot culture. These traditions symbolise something and have a meaning but not everyone knows. I will go through and explain the Easter traditions of Cyprus that almost everyone is…

Different realities in a city

¡Hola amig@s! Today, April 16 I celebrate half a year living as EVS in Greece, I could write how good I feel and what the people around me take care of me (except the thief that stole my phone ahem aheem…), the multitude of activities that we have done with the rest of the HYP…

5 Days on a Ranch!

Time runs really fast and i realised that many times in my life.. This trip was amazing and it made me realise things on this Evs journey that i am.. The location of our midterm training was stunning, a Ranch at Sofiko in Corinth! In nature with the horses, the peacefulness around and the fresh air….