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Despina Trivolis

Despina Trivolis

Born and raised in Greece and educated in St. Andrews, London and Oxford, Despina, CB’s Operations Manager in Athens, has been working as a journalist and editor in Athens and London for more than 10 years, including stints at the Guardian, Lifo, the Reuters Institute and HuffPost Greece, where she is currently heading the Life and Culture section. Her favorite pastimes include writing, reading and editing stories on arts, business, books, food and travel, walking around Athens and eating souvlaki.

Recent stories by Despina Trivolis

Remoutsiko, photo by Manteau Stam
April 5, 2016

Remoutsiko: Suburban Meat Up

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Athens -- The working-class area of Brahami has never been Athens’ hottest gastronomic destination. It is a mostly residential neighborhood, halfway between the city center and the exotic beach-loving southern suburbs. Read more
koutras2
March 7, 2016

The Moveable Sunday Feast

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The Moveable Sunday Feast

$135/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 10:00am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.0 hours
Sunday is traditionally a day of leisure for the average Greek, dedicated to two important aspects of life: food and family. Most Greeks enjoy the largest meal of this day at lunchtime, sharing it with an extended family that usually includes children, cousins, grandparents and aunts and uncles. Read more
Culinary_Secrets
February 17, 2016

Culinary Secrets of Downtown Athens

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Athens --

Culinary Secrets of Downtown Athens

$135/person USD
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  • Fee includes everything consumed on the walk
  • Group Size: 2-7
  • Start/End: 9:30am-3:00pm
  • Duration: about 5.5 hours
From downtown Athens, one’s eyes rest on the timeless vision of the Acropolis up on the hill, looming grandly above this ancient Greek city. But in the bustling market streets below, another classic, though less well-known, Athens exists. Read more