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Wednesday, August 12, 2020

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Marc d’Entremont

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Greek hospitality at Ermia Resorts, Bansko, Bulgaria

From Bulgaria’s Bansko ski and trekking center, the calm Aegean coastline of Halkidiki and the Cyclades Island of Paros, Ermia Resorts are havens of...

Travel ancient paths in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

Xanthi, Drama, Kavala, Philippi: the names themselves are exotic and rightfully so. At the epicenter of three worlds – Asia, the Balkans and the...

Macedonian Front 1917: the marble fields of Greece

Three kingdoms bordering what would become the Macedonian Front were players in a grand game of thrones. The chess pieces were a generation of young men.

Thessaloniki Tourism honors Marc d’Entremont

It's an honor in itself to meet Olympic Gold Medalist Voula Patoulidou who's also Vice Governor of the Metropolitan Area of Thessaloniki & President...

An agnostic on the Holy Mountain Athos

What may seem an oxymoron, an agnostic recognizing the sacredness of Mt. Athos, is perfectly normal to me. I do not believe in a...

Croatia: coveted treasure of the Balkans

In 2017 Croatia is invaded not by empires but by golden hordes of tourists.

Welcome to Morocco

“Welcome to Morocco,” was the greeting not just from the front desk reception at hotels but from shopkeepers, people on the street, vendors in...

When unexpected kindness becomes the travel memory

We’ve all been there – that small panic when utterly lost, a sudden illness in a strange land or after 17 hours of hot,...

A day trip to Colonia del Sacramento, Uruguay

The Argentine capital of Buenos Aires is fond of calling the Uruguayan city of Colonia del Sacramento their “48th barrio.” It’s not imperialism or...

The Rush and Throb of Buenos Aires

I fell in love with Buenos Aires walking among the people, eating in their cafes, listening to the street performers, wandering into their shops,...

Love at first bite at Athens To Kati Allo

It was the same for Jennifer Hoenig, “It was love at first bite,” describing her dinner at To Kati Allo when she first met...

In the Land of Kings: Treasures of Zimbabwe

According to Ian Hammer, the 4,000 to 6,000-year-old Zimbabwe cave art lavishly splashed across the smooth, curved rock as if a post-modern mural is...

A Cultural Tourism tour of Ireland

“The future of Irish tourism is promoting cultural tourism.” Mr. Jimmy Deenihan, Minister for Arts, Heritage & the Gaeltacht (2011 – 2014)

Mexican New World Cuisine at Festival Gourmet International

               by Marc d'EntremontSlow braised, banana leaf wrapped Angus beef short ribs, or vegan tofu and hazelnut stuffed beetroot to fresh shucked oysters topped with...

Being creative at the French House Party

by Marc d’Entremont“I’m not sure if I really know how to write a song” is not what a guest at a song writing workshop...

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Christos Koutsis, Vice President of Investors Bank, has passed away

Christos John Koutsis, 63, of Paramus, formerly of Athens, Greece, passed away on Saturday, August 8, 2020. Christos worked for Investors Bank, in Short...

My parents own property in Greece

My parents own property in Greece, but I do not know if they have the right documents to prove their property rights. Also, I...

Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides (1942-2020)

In Memoriam Demetrios Zemenides  1942-2020 The International Coordinating Committee – Justice for Cyprus (PSEKA) mourns the passing of Demetrios Zemenides, one of its long-time collaborators in Chicago.  The...

St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine Now on Solid Ground as Construction Restarts 

The people close to the St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine at Ground Zero in New York tend to think of the...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1Hagia Sophia...