The Benaki Museum expands its artistic horizons and legacy

By Vasilis Papoutsis, Contributing Editor   The Benaki Museum of Greek Culture is housed in one of the most beautiful neoclassical-style buildings in Athens, near the...

International players and celebrities join forces at the 2nd Messinia Pro-Am

The golf tournament taking place at Costa Navarino 21-24 February 2018, will be supporting the “SOS Children's Villages” Charity Association     Athens, January 31 2018 – Less...

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...

Croatia: coveted treasure of the Balkans

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

Expo gives opportunity to mingle and munch

By David Bjorkgren, Special to the Hellenic News of America   The 26th annual Hermes Expo was a foodies delight. With this year’s Expo focusing on...

The shifting beauty of autumn on Andros Island

Autumn brings a shifting palate of light: silver and grays to Andros Island, the northern most of the Cyclades Archipelago, different from the bright...

Ursulines and marble: educating Tinos Island

Angela de Merici, founder of the Ursulines, believed that educated young women could make great contributions to society. The year was 1535. In an age...

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts’ GM V. Minadakis talks to HNA

By Vasilis Papoutsis, Contributing Editor Grecotel Hotels and Resorts was a dream that started to take shape 45 years ago when visionary businessman Nikos Daskalantonakis drawing...

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...

Men Who Drink from a Different Fountain: Giorgomichalis Kolokotronis and Patrick...

By Aurelia     There is something mysterious about the Mani area of Greece that attracts those who drink from a different fountain—those who follow the path...

Capital Maritime & Trading Corp. Chairman Mr. Evangelos Marinakis Voted “Greek...

Athens, November 26, 2017  Capital Ship Management Corp. announced that Mr. Evangelos Marinakis, the Chairman of Capital Maritime & Trading Corp., was voted as Lloyd’s List’s...

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...

Kalymnos Island’s Xenia

  “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” What food did they have? A little boy had brought his...

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  ΠΡΟΛΟΓΟΣ «Πάλι με χρόνους με καιρούς πάλι δικιά μας θα’ ναι» η Αφροδίτη της Μήλου και θα τη δούμε χάρη στην επιμονή και του Δημάρχου...

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...

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