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Wednesday, January 26, 2022

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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...

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...

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...

Marathia on Tinos: traditional or avant garde?

Marathia Restaurant on Tinos Island aptly proves the superlatives you have heard on the creativity of Greek cuisine and the uncompromising beauty of Cyclades...

On The Road to Constantinople: Repairs of Hagia Sophia Dome by 10th Century Armenian Architect

“All truths are easy to understand once they are discovered; the point is to discover them,” by Galileo di Vincenzo Bonaulti de Galilei, an Italian astronomer, physicist, and engineer.1 Hagia Sophia...

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...

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...

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PM Mitsotakis: Six of Greece’s most unspoilt mountains now included in new high environmental protection initiative

Six of Greece's most unspoilt mountains will be included in the Environment & Energy Ministry's 'Untrodden Mountains' program, which was presented on Friday. The mountains...

“Νέες προκλήσεις για οικονομία, επιχειρήσεις και νοικοκυριά το 2022”

Τον επόμενο δύσκολο αντίπαλο για νοικοκυριά, επιχειρήσεις και οικονομία αποτελούν οι πληθωριστικές πιέσεις. «Το εάν θα αποδειχθούν παροδικές ή θα εξελιχθούν σε ένα πιο...

Η Κρήτη και η Ρόδος μεταξύ των δημοφιλέστερων προορισμών για το ερχόμενο καλοκαίρι

Η Κρήτη και η Ρόδος περιλαμβάνονται στις κορυφαίες επιλογές των Γερμανών για τις διακοπές του ερχόμενου καλοκαιρού, σύμφωνα με την ιστοσελίδα κρατήσεων HolidayCheck. Επιπλέον,...

Βαρύ το αποτύπωμα της πανδημίας στα οικονομικά μεγέθη των ξενοδοχείων στην Ελλάδα

"Το αποτύπωμα της πανδημίας στα μεγέθη των ξενοδοχείων και για το 2021 είναι εμφανές" τόνισε ο πρόεδρος του ΞΕΕ Αλέξανδρος Βασιλικός, σε σημερινή διαδικτυακή...

Νέο τεχνολογικό hub της Sitecore στην Αθήνα- 100 νέες θέσεις εργασίας φέτος

Τη λειτουργία του νέου τεχνολογικού της hub στην Αθήνα ανακοίνωσε η Sitecore ενώ, όπως σημειώνεται σε ανακοίνωση της εταιρείας, μετά την εξαγορά της Moosend...