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Thursday, July 16, 2020

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Culinary Tourism

Silk Road cuisine in the Pella Region

“We think of globalization as a uniquely modern phenomenon; yet 2,000 years ago too, it was a fact of life...” ― Peter Frankopan, The Silk...

Hotel Hagiati is medieval Macedonia in Edessa

Hotel Hagiati offers the ambiance to experience Edessa’s present within its past.Occupying a historic stone merchant’s house a short stroll from Waterfalls Park, the...

Admire Oracles: Delphi, Gods and Wine

Considered the “navel of the world” to ancient Greeks, Delphi was more important than Mount Olympus. Delphi was their Vatican.“Admire oracles” (Χρησμοὺς θαύμαζε) was...

Corfu magic

“Gradually the magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen.”        ― Gerald Durrell on Corfu, My Family and Other...

Tor Hotels: Greek destinations within destinations

There are hotels that are destinations, and then there are hotels in destinations. Tor Hotels offer both.Macedonia – a name that rings with history...

Out of the Blue in Crete

Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort – a luxury village set within a vast botanical garden on the north coast of Crete –...

Kalymnos Island cuisine begs to be savored

From high atop St. Savvas Monastery the lush agricultural Pothia Valley is like green parkland bisecting this rocky land of Kalymnos Island. Groves of...

Apulia: pleasing hungry visitors for millenniums

For the tourist whose interests lay in religious, architectural, cultural and culinary travel ancient Apulia, the heel of the Italian boot, has been offering...

GAEA: International Ambassadors of Healthy Food and Living

By Lisa Radinovsky Ancient Greeks worshiped Gaea, a primeval goddess viewed as mother of all, creator of the earth and the universe. In modern times,...

Eat with your eyes: four stellar Corfu restaurants

 Ηaving choices in eating has probably been a human impulse since the dawn of time. One can almost hear the cave dweller saying, “No,...

Naturally Thessaloniki is a foodie city

Thessaloniki: breads, dried fruits, pomegranate syrup, cumin, sesame seeds, artichokes, wine, a cornucopia of smoked and cured meats and fish along with enough food...

Greek Olive Oil Company Reps Discuss Olive Japan Awards

By Lisa RadinovskyCompeting with 701 samples from 24 countries at Olive Japan, Greek olive oils won 3 Gold Medals and 28 Silvers. Some of...

5th Cretan Olive Oil Competition: Rising Above Challenges

By Lisa Radinovsky At the 5th Cretan Olive Oil Competition awards ceremony in Rethymno on March 24, regional dignitaries and Greek and international olive oil...

Four Wineries of Macedonia and Eastern Macedonia/Thrace

F - εὖ is a descriptor for all that’s good and creative in a person’s life – one that Dionysus, god of wine, sitting...

 New Jersey’s BEST Greek Festival Returns

                    New Jersey’s BEST Greek Festival Returns May 16  -19, 2019 Now in its 46th Year! Saint George Greek Orthodox...

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A Review of our Criminal Justice System with Timely Recommendations

By Dr. John Paitakes Professor Emeritus, Criminal Justice - Seton Hall University There are over eight million people under correctional supervision in the United States. ...

U.S. Inaction Against Turkish Aggression Stalls Cyprus Progress

A year ago, on the 45th anniversary of the Turkish invasion of Cyprus, there was a reason to feel optimistic. The United States, at last,...

Kandanoleon Wedding

Excerpt from the novel, Labyrinthine Ways By Aurelia“I know that the incident is known as the Kandanoleon Wedding,” Manolis begins, “and that a Cretan man...

Νέο-οθωμανικά παλάτια στην άμμο

Η σημερινή Τουρκία του Ρ.Τ. Ερντογάν, των παντουρκιστών* και των φανατικών ισλαμιστών που επιδιώκουν μετά μανίας την νεκρανάσταση της οθωμανικής αυτοκρατορίας, έχουν τρεις χρονολογίες-σταθμούς στα...

Μετατροπή της Αγίας Σοφίας σε τζαμί. Ποια τα κίνητρα του Ερντογάν και πώς μπορεί να αντιδράσει η Ελλάδα;

«Είμαι Τούρκος, ειλικρινής και σκληρά εργαζόμενος. Είναι αρχή μου να προστατεύω τους νεότερους και να σέβομαι τους μεγαλύτερους, να αγαπώ την πατρίδα μου και...