FLEGRA PALACE AND FLEGRA BEACH HOTELS

By Aurelia “I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a...

H μαγεία μιας κρουαζιέρας με τη Celestyal Cruises

Mέσα από τα μάτια της Άννας Μπιθικώτση ΠΡΟΛΟΓΟΣ Μη στεγνώνεις τους ουρανούς και...

On the Road in Greece: Asclepeion at Epidaurus

B The Library of Alexandria contained the scientific knowledge of the ancient world. The  troops of Julius Caesar accidentally burned the library during...

Hymn to Demeter: ‘ΕχΩ ΦΑεΙ

“Hail, goddess, and nurse peace, that he who sows may also reap.”  (Callimachus, poet, 3rd century BCE) The Temple to Demeter overlooks the productive agricultural...

Ioannina preserves cultural layers of Epirus

“...the fire of a stove burning fiercely under a smooth and polished surface.” Sir Henry Holland describing the demeanor of Ali Pasha, 1813 (1) The graceful...

AN EXQUISITE SPA AND SERENE TEA ROOM

By Aurelia, Contributing Editor   On my way to Athens this year, I planned to stop in London on the trip over to visit friends in...

Metsovo shimmers with Greek Autumn colors

The lobby fireplace in the Hotel Olympic takes the chill off the mid-October afternoon along with a cup of hot Greek coffee and tangerine...

The harvest of Naxos and the Small Cyclades

Naxos is well known for its agricultural abundance. The 166 square mile island, largest in the Cyclades, has a fertile interior created by the...

Defining tradition on Lipsi Island, Greece

Island stories conjure images of remote destinations – Ascension or the Faroe Islands.  At just 16 square kilometers (10 square miles) with a permanent population...

On the Road in Greece: Memorable Hotels

By Catherine Tsounis Budget wise travelers want a good deal. The Amalia and Parthenon Hotels are in the best area of Athens, the Acropolis. Great...

Naxos, Mykonos, Delos: divine vacations in the Cyclades

Fiercely independent in the center of the Cyclades, Naxos, Mykonos and Delos knew of times before there was time. According to legend, the young Zeus...

Essentials of Aigio: antiquities, wine and cuisine

Aigio, and its surrounding provincial region of Aigialeia, have been prominent in Greek recorded history since the 3rd millennium BC. Its wines were publicly...

Legendary Central Macedonia’s Serres and Kilkis

When cities can trace their heritage for 4,000 years, and they’re located in fabled Macedonia – land of Alexander the Great, Aristotle and Mount...

Ένας χρόνος πτήσεις Αθήνα – Νέα Υόρκη με την Emirates!

  Το δρομολόγιο της Emirates από την Αθήνα προς τη Νέα Υόρκη συμπλήρωσε στις 12 Μαρτίου 2018, ένα χρόνο πτήσεων, καταγράφοντας αυξημένη ζήτηση και αναπτυξιακή...

THE CYCLADIC SISTERS:  TWO GODDESSES AND A TEMPTRESS

  By: AURELIA, Contributor     INTRODUCTION   The magic of Greece is in its very ambiguity, in the tensions that pull it from one wonderful, delicious extreme to the...

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