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Wednesday, July 8, 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 Radinovsky Competing 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...

Latest news

Greek-American author publishes novel honoring Greece and Cyprus

Peter T. Tomaras announces the availability of his novel, Innkeeper.  This intercontinental love story features Tino, born of immigrant Greek parents in blue-collar Lorain,...

WWBT is trying to positively impact the lives of refugees on Lesvos

When We Band Together' (WWBT), is a non-profit organization providing positive and safe places for displaced people stuck at the Moria refugee camp in...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Supports the Urgent Work of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee

New York, NY – Today, July 6, 2020, His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America reiterated his support of the Archdiocese Benefits Committee (ABC) as...

Emerging from Covid: Running your business in the new normal

As states begin to reopen and adjust to the new normal, we thought it would be helpful to share our insight on some of...

Metaxia Kousombos of Philadelphia, PA, has passed away

Metaxia (SIA) Kousombos nee Kolokouris Wife of George Kousombos Mother of Maria (Robert) and Arthur (Lauren) Grandmother of Matthew Kerwin and Juliette Kousombos Survived by her sister Maria...