Kourabiedes-making and reflecting on the meaning of Christmas

Kourabiedes-making and reflecting on the meaning of Christmas

Christmas is meant to be a time of love, an excuse to meet up, and whether or not our society practices that, I’ll take any reason to spend some time with my grandma. I decided to document the kourabiedes-making with my Lellou and share my insights about dealing with the Christmas holidays

Inside CyHerbia's Dreamy Lavendar Festival

Inside CyHerbia's Dreamy Lavendar Festival

Summer is officially here, despite the rain showers of the last couple of days. The flowers and fields have bloomed and there's only so much time left to enjoy them before heavy heat hits us. I recently spoke to Miranda Tringis from CyHerbia Botanical Park & Labyrinth about how we can explore Cyprus's flourishing nature, and particularly during their upcoming annual Lavender Festival. 

Doing lent your own way

Doing lent your own way

The essence of fasting is a clearance of your body's toxins and habitual substances to prepare for a holy significance. The norm is that people usually cut out meat, fish and dairy. Yet these aren't the only substances that consume us. When choosing to fast, you abstain yourself from some usual delights in order to release spiritually and physically. Besides physical toxins, there are emotional and behavioral habits that need to be flushed out every once in a while, so it's important to choose something whose absence you'll really notice. Hence, why not take the tradition of fasting a step further and give your bad habits or your routine a detox?