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Monday, April 12, 2021

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Memories of Italy: The Birth of Venus, Uffizi Gallery

Aphrodite (or Venus to the Romans) was born near Paphos, Cyprus. The Greek myth says the Goddess of love and beauty was born from...

Pomegranate, Ermioni, youth intertwined

"Surely Love is a wonderful thing. Pearls and pomegranate cannot buy it...” ~ Oscar Wilde It’s appropriate that an ancient fruit should have a close...

Memories of the Road to Constantinople: Hagia Sophia, Istanbul

“Today we view Hagia Sophia as an architectural achievement withstanding earthquakes. Famous for its dome. It is the masterpiece of Byzantine architecture,” said attorney...

Review: Neraki Greek Mediterranean brings patrons back to normalcy on Long Island

Neraki Greek Mediterranean Grill is a fabulous Greek restaurant in the heart of Huntington, New York. HNA's Markos Papadatos has the scoop. As of Wednesday,...

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...

Greek Chef Follows Her Dream in Preserving Peloponnesian Dishes

“I don’t want Greek recipes lost,” explained Mrs. Anastasia Lagga, Professional Chef/Author and TV Host. “I hosted a Greek cuisine TV Show never considering...

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...

Greek-American entrepreneur creates a new gin that brings you the natural flavors of Greece

A new savory gin has come to America featuring the flavors of Greece. Stray Dog Wild Gin combines nine different herbs and flavors that grow...

Memories of Italy: Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe

Basilica of Sant' Apollinare in Classe This unique Byzantine monument, Basilica of Sant’ Apollinare in Classe is not included in the standard tourist itinerary. When UNESCO inscribed...

In Byzantine Footsteps: Church St. Mary of Blachernae

By: Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor Visiting the historical Church of St. Mary of Blachernae or Panagia Blachernae Church in Constantinople (Istanbul) known to Greeks made...

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...

Memories of  Italy: Women in Ravenna Mosaics

By: Catherine Tsounis, contributing editor   Mosaics are amazing in Ravenna. Women and their influence are scenes in the Byzantine mosaics. “Women never betrayed their identity...

Parthenis Family and Entrepreneurial Equity Partners Merge Grecian Delight and Kronos Foods

The two leading providers of authentic Mediterranean and globally- inspired cuisine are coming together to leverage their strengths based on an agreement between Grecian...

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...

On the Road in Greece: Georgiadis Accessories & Souvenirs, Alexandroupolis, Greece

By Catherine Tsounis Alexandroupolis is a modern city of Thrace that lied on our itinerary for a summer 2019 Kapogiannis tour. When we crossed the...

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Remembering Byzantine Easter 2021 at a Rural NY Church

The birthplace of Eastern Christianity is ravaged and disappearing. It is time to realize the positive outcome of Eastern Orthodoxy in international communities. The...

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The Hospitality Industry: Will Government Kill the Industry Before COVID Finished the Job?

Primerus Employment Seminar  Wednesday, April 14, 2021 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm ET   Needless to say, the Hospitality Industry has suffered the brunt of the pandemic restrictions....

50 παρά δυο αφηγήματα για την Πελοπόννησο εμπνευσμένα από την Ελληνική Επανάσταση

ΔΙΑΔΡΟΜΕΣ-1821, Μία δωρεάν εφαρμογή για ντόπιους, επισκέπτες και φίλους της Ιστορίας διαθέσιμη εδώ ​Επανάσταση του ’21 και Πελοπόννησος είναι άρρηκτα συνδεδεμένα.  Πράγμα διόλου τυχαίο λόγω της...

DIADROMES-1821, a new app highlighting stories about the Peloponennese inspired by the Greek War of Independence

50 minus two stories about the Peloponnese inspired by the Greek War of  Independence A free app for locals, travelers and history buffs available below  ​The...