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Thursday, December 3, 2020

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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...

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...

Eat with your eyes: four stellar Corfu restaurants

  Ηaving choices in eating has probably been a human impulse since the dawn of time. One can almost hear the cave dweller saying, “No,...

Vesuvius rich artworks come to life at the Getty Villa

By Vasilis Papoutsis, Contributing Editor   The Villa dei Papiri was a luxurious seaside estate that was the perfect escape for wealthy Romans who wanted to...

Naturally Thessaloniki is a foodie city

Thessaloniki: breads, dried fruits, pomegranate syrup, cumin, sesame seeds, artichokes, wine, a cornucopia of smoked and cured meats and fish along with enough food...

Greek Olive Oil Company Reps Discuss Olive Japan Awards

By Lisa Radinovsky Competing with 701 samples from 24 countries at Olive Japan, Greek olive oils won 3 Gold Medals and 28 Silvers. Some of...

 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...

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Meet Andreas Vazaios, a Greek swimmer competing in the London Roar

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