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Friday, May 20, 2022

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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...

At home with Alexander: Edessa and Pella

What forces make a legendary region a tourist attraction? Conflict and nature are two factors. Pella was Alexander the Great’s new showpiece capital and...

Four Wineries of Macedonia and Eastern Macedonia/Thrace

F - εὖ is a descriptor for all that’s good and creative in a person’s life – one that Dionysus, god of wine, sitting...

ΠΡΕΣΠΕΣ- ΒΕΛΒΕΝΤΟ ΚΟΖΑΝΗΣ  «ΟΤΑΝ Η ΦΥΣΗ ΣΥΝΑΝΤΑ ΤΗΝ ΟΜΟΡΦΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΠΛΟΤΗΤΑΣ»

ΜΕΣΑ ΑΠΟ ΤΑ ΜΑΤΙΑ ΤΗΣ ΑΝΝΑΣ ΜΠΙΘΙΚΩΤΣΗ ΠΡΟΛΟΓΟΣ Μεγαλώνοντας σε μια οικογένεια που τα ταξίδια  ήταν συχνό φαινόμενο, ευχάριστη διασκέδαση θα έλεγα ακόμα και ανάγκη, υιοθέτησα...

Ursulines and marble: educating Tinos Island

Angela de Merici, founder of the Ursulines, believed that educated young women could make great contributions to society. The year was 1535. In an age...

Bottle of Olive Oil from Ancient Greek Trees Sells for €510

By Lisa Radinovsky The amazing price of 510 euros for a half liter of Greek olive oil captured plenty of attention, but the full story...

Cadiz: Beyond the Pillars of Hercules

  Cadiz is so old, its founding has its own mythology When Hercules had to perform twelve labors one of them took him to the westward...

Grecotel Hotels & Resorts’ GM V. Minadakis talks to HNA

By Vasilis Papoutsis, Contributing Editor Grecotel Hotels and Resorts was a dream that started to take shape 45 years ago when visionary businessman Nikos Daskalantonakis drawing...

On the Road in Greece: Penelope Exhibition & Workshop, Halki Naxos

By Catherine Tsounis   Naxos Tours passed through Halki. I came across a Folk Arts store called “Penelope” Exhibition & Workshop. I asked our guide, Evy, to...

Mountains of the Pachamama: the Andes of Argentina

The dome of the planet was a glittering display for the Pachamama. As eyes adjusted, the sky was ablaze with stars. The Milky Way was...

On The Road in Greece: Pension Petros, Santorini

by Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor   “I found you a room at Santorini’s Pension Petros in the center of Fira, Santorini, for 80 euros a day...

Union of Santorini Cooperatives unique mission

"...to preserve the cultivation of land and overcome the challenge of rapid touristic development that leads to the abandonment of land cultivation." Stela Kasiola,...

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