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Friday, June 5, 2020

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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 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...

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...

GRECOTEL Hotels & Resorts Reduce Prices in 150 Restaurants Around Greece

By Vasilis Papoutsis, Contributing Editor Grecotel Hotels and Resorts, the largest luxury hotel chain in Greece, is reducing by 10% the listed menu prices in...

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...

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...

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

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

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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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...