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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...

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,...

Remembering the Asia Minor Catastrophe in 2018: General Sebouh’s Courageous Actions

by Catherine Tsounis, Contributing Editor September 13-22, 2018 marks the 96th Anniversary of the Smyrna Catastrophe. Smyrna was one of the wealthiest cities in Europe. Greeks...

Ioannina preserves cultural layers of Epirus

“...the fire of a stove burning fiercely under a smooth and polished surface.” Sir Henry Holland describing the demeanor of Ali Pasha, 1813 (1) The graceful...

Metsovo shimmers with Greek Autumn colors

The lobby fireplace in the Hotel Olympic takes the chill off the mid-October afternoon along with a cup of hot Greek coffee and tangerine...

Defining tradition on Lipsi Island, Greece

Island stories conjure images of remote destinations – Ascension or the Faroe Islands.  At just 16 square kilometers (10 square miles) with a permanent population...

ANTHEMUS SEA BEACH HOTEL AND SPA:  A GARDEN OF EDEN ON...

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Essentials of Aigio: antiquities, wine and cuisine

Aigio, and its surrounding provincial region of Aigialeia, have been prominent in Greek recorded history since the 3rd millennium BC. Its wines were publicly...

Legendary Central Macedonia’s Serres and Kilkis

When cities can trace their heritage for 4,000 years, and they’re located in fabled Macedonia – land of Alexander the Great, Aristotle and Mount...

Tinos Island and its traditional food abundance

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Clay tablets may lead to earliest government in ancient Greece

By David Bjorkgren, Editor Special to the Hellenic News of America      Clay tablets from Greece may hold clues about an ancient government that resembles America’s...

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