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,...

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...

The harvest of Naxos and the Small Cyclades

Naxos is well known for its agricultural abundance. The 166 square mile island, largest in the Cyclades, has a fertile interior created by the...

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...

BY AURELIA “Suddenly, at my bedside,  was golden-sandaled Dawn.” Sappho, Lyric Poet (630-612 to 570 BCE)     My room at the Anthemus Sea Beach Resort was actually a suite...

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

Tinos Island shimmers in the bright October sunlight as the Golden Blue Star Ferry approaches the port of Tinos Town. The marble and granite...

The shifting beauty of autumn on Andros Island

Autumn brings a shifting palate of light: silver and grays to Andros Island, the northern most of the Cyclades Archipelago, different from the bright...

Greek hospitality at Ermia Resorts, Bansko, Bulgaria

From Bulgaria’s Bansko ski and trekking center, the calm Aegean coastline of Halkidiki and the Cyclades Island of Paros, Ermia Resorts are havens of...

19th Annual Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum

  Press Release An International Summit On Greece in New York Featuring Top US Investors, Global Investment Banks & Institutions, the Greek Government & Business Leaders   19th Annual...

Macedonian Front 1917: the marble fields of Greece

Three kingdoms bordering what would become the Macedonian Front were players in a grand game of thrones. The chess pieces were a generation of young men.

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