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Wednesday, June 3, 2020

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Regions of Greece

 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...

5th Cretan Olive Oil Competition: Rising Above Challenges

By Lisa Radinovsky   At the 5th Cretan Olive Oil Competition awards ceremony in Rethymno on March 24, regional dignitaries and Greek and international olive oil...

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...

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...

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,...

Saint Fanourios to the Rescue

By Karla Talleur, travel journalist and CEO of RoverTreks.com   When you travel the globe continually for 5 years without losing anything, it makes you wonder if...

The Best Extra Virgin Olive Oils Transcend Boundaries

By Lisa Radinovsky   When you think of olive oil, do you think of Italy and Spain? Did you know Greece produces the third largest quantity...

FLEGRA PALACE AND FLEGRA BEACH HOTELS

By Aurelia “I felt once more how simple and frugal a thing is happiness: a...

On the Road in Greece: Asclepeion at Epidaurus

B The Library of Alexandria contained the scientific knowledge of the ancient world. The  troops of Julius Caesar accidentally burned the library during...

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