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Meteora: a magical 14th century necessity

The six monasteries of Meteora are justifiably a magnet for tourists. The ascetic Greek Orthodox monks who strove for mystical connection with the divine...

Inspiring 2021 Christmas in Moscow, Russia

The Russian Orthodox Church numbers 90 million in Russia. Positive thinking was emailed by Irina Chetina of Moscow. “Luckily, all churches are open, and...

Tripping over Pyrgos on Santorini

When I first saw Pyrgos in 2014 it was late afternoon through swirling fog rolling up 700-foot-high cliffs. The mist hugged the low flat...

Memories of Armenia: St. Nicholas of Dadivank Monastery

 “Don’t be astonished to see an icon of Saint. Nicholas in our monastery,” said Garush, our 2018 guide of the Holy Martyrs Armenian Apostolic Church...

A Traditional 2020 Christmas in Greece

How is Greece celebrating 2020 Christmas? Pitsa and Christos Macarounis described strict quarantine measures, with police patrolling the streets of Tripoli, in the Peloponnese....

The Greek Jewel of Monroe, NJ: Faros Greek Cuisine

By: Sokratis Ballas, Special to the Hellenic News of America Typically, if I wanted to enjoy an authentic ‘Kreatopita’, which is indigenous to the Ionian...

ΑΓΡΙΝΙΟ: Ένας προορισμός που αγαπιέται!

ΜΕΣΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΜΑΤΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΝΝΑΣ ΜΠΙΘΙΚΩΤΣΗ ΠΡΟΛΟΓΟΣ Τα ταξίδια μας κάνουν πιο ευτυχισμένους! Χαλαρώνουμε, αποκτάμε αυτοπεποίθηση, μορφωνόμαστε και δοκιμάζουμε νέα πράγματα. Αποκτάμε αίσθηση της θέσης...

New Greek bakery hits Whitestone, NY

Jordan Karalazarides, the Greek-American owner of the bakery and cafe Aphrodite's Sweets in Whitestone, sat down and chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos. He revealed that...

Tripping over Greece: Naxos

Greece’s long and turbulent civilization lay scattered throughout the country. It’s as easy to stumble across millenniums old remnants of everyday life in the...

Memories of Greece: Agia Marina, Aegina

Aegina is an easy island to the Athens mainland to go. A sandy beach is what tourists dream of. Before the 2020 pandemic, I...

Memories of Russia: Cathedral of the Archangel Michael, Kremlin, Moscow

I had a piece of good luck in traveling to Russia before covid-19 and Middle East problems. “We are passing by the Cathedral of...

Review: Aphrodite’s Sweets in Queens, New York

You need not scale up the heights of Mount Olympus in order to relish a dish and treats that are fit for the deities...

My visit to Artsakh

“There is no Alternative to Freedom” was a banner prominently displayed on an apartment building in Stepanakert, of the Armenian Republic of Artsakh during...

Tinos Food Paths: preserving heritage

The whole idea behind Tinos Food Paths, Giorgos says, is “to keep the chain of knowledge alive from one generation to another.” Soft spoken, young...

Women in Olive Oil: New Group Becomes a Global Movement

In April 2020, Jill Myers founded Women in Olive Oil (WIOO), starting with a small Facebook group that expanded globally in just a few...

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