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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Tourism

3 Greek Municipalities candidates for the “Best Tourism Villages” award

The results of the meeting of the working group for the evaluation of the candidacies for participation in the "Best Tourism Villages" initiative of...

GREECE: The best luxury tourism destination!

Greece received another international tourist distinction in September, this time from the particularly important German market. Specifically, our country was voted the best travel destination...

Memories of Greece: Portara of Naxos

A spectacular Greek Gateway on a hill impresses the traveler to Naxos. I was on a local ferry, admiring the clear sea waters. I...

Fort Roupel: Crossing a border

Fort Roupel, 1914, was in early planning stages along the mountainous border between Greece and Bulgaria when World War I erupted. In the mid-1930’s...

Ο Ντίνος the aromas of Tinos

Gianakis Bay gleamed in the afternoon sun on Tinos Island as I entered the bay front Ο Ντίνος Taverna. As is so common in...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Silk Road cuisine in the Pella Region

“We think of globalization as a uniquely modern phenomenon; yet 2,000 years ago too, it was a fact of life...” ― Peter Frankopan, The Silk...

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...

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...

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International law is the only way out to resolve issues with Turkey

"We had a lot of tension with Turkey last year, this year the situation was better," Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said in an...

Το Διεθνές Δίκαιο η μόνη διέξοδος για την επίλυση των θεμάτων με την Τουρκία

«Είχαμε πολλή ένταση με την Τουρκία πέρσι, φέτος ήταν καλύτερη η κατάσταση» ανέφερε ο Έλληνας Πρωθυπουργός Κυριάκος Μητσοτάκης σε συνέντευξή του νωρίτερα σήμερα στο...

Άρχισε η δίκη για τις κλεμμένες εικόνες στην Ήπειρο

Στο Τριμελές Εφετείο Κακουργημάτων Ιωαννίνων ξεκίνησε η δίκη για την πολύκροτη υπόθεση των κλεμμένων εικόνων και άλλων κειμηλίων από ναούς, μοναστήρια και ξωκλήσια στην...

The trial for the stolen images in Epirus has begun

The trial for the much-praised case of the stolen icons and other relics from temples, monasteries and chapels in Epirus, mainly in Zagori, has...

GREECE: 7.5 million citizens have immunity due to covid vaccination or disease

Information about Operation "Freedom" is given, in an article in the newspaper "I Kathimerini", by the Minister of State Akis Skertsos. According to the...