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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...

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...

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

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...

On the Road in Greece: St. Demetrios Cathedral of Thessaloniki

By Catherine Tsounis“There was a historic St. Demetrios. His bones are here. There is historical proof,” explained attorney Panagiota Petropoulou during our recent Kapogiannis...

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...

Lecture on the World of Byzantine Princess Anna Comnena with Armenian Roots

“It is the mark of a bad general when all is peaceful, to incite his neighbors to war intentionally-for peace is the objective of...

Puglia, Italy: from Magna Graecia to St. Peter

There are multiple reasons to explore the ancient Puglia region on the heel of Italy’s boot from Renaissance palaces, extraordinary seafood, mystery churches to...

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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Interview with best-selling author Gary M. Douglas 

Best-selling author, international speaker, and business innovator Gary M. Douglas chatted with HNA's Markos Papadatos about his latest book, "The Lady Book."Most, if not...

PanHellenic Scholarship Foundation’s Gala goes virtual on June 13th

  PANHELLENIC SCHOLARSHIP FOUNDATION’S ANNUAL GALA GOES VIRTUAL: TRADITION OF PROVIDING $250,000 IN SCHOLARSHIPS CONTINUES  Chicago, IL – The COVID-19 pandemic will not prevent the PanHellenic...

The talented chameleon actress: Despina Mirou

by Nick Christophers It has been with no doubt an adventure for the growing star of Despina Mirou who has lit up the screen and...

Archbishop Elpidophoros Marches in Brooklyn

His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros attended a peaceful protest and march in Crown Heights, Brooklyn over the killing of Louisville EMT Breonna Taylor.New York, NY...

Ο Αρχιεπίσκοπος Ελπιδοφόρος σε πορεία στο Brooklyn

Νέα Υόρκη – Κατόπιν πρόσκλησης του Δημάρχου του Brooklyn Eric Leroy Adams και του Πολιτειακού Γερουσιαστή Ανδρέα Γουνάρδη, ο Σεβασμιώτατος Αρχιεπίσκοπος Αμερικής Ελπιδοφόρος συμμετείχε σήμερα σε μία ειρηνική διαμαρτυρία...