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Thursday, September 23, 2021

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Tourism

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...

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...

Latest news

Meeting with Peter H. Reynolds – Online event for children

The Hellenic American Union and Metaichmio Publications invite their young friends to an online meeting with author and illustrator Peter H. Reynolds on Saturday,...

Συνάντηση με τον Peter H. Reynolds – Online εκδήλωση για παιδιά

H Ελληνοαμερικανική Ένωση και οι Εκδόσεις Μεταίχμιο προσκαλούν τους μικρούς τους φίλους σε διαδικτυακή συνάντηση με τον συγγραφέα και εικονογράφο Peter H. Reynolds το...

Οι επαφές Μητσοτάκη στη Νέα Υόρκη-Στο επίκεντρο η συνάντηση με Γκουτέρες

Η συνάντηση του Κυριάκου Μητσοτάκη με τον γγ των Ηνωμένων Εθνών, Αντόνιο Γκουτέρες, στις 14:10 τοπική ώρα, δεσπόζει στο πρόγραμμα του Έλληνα πρωθυπουργού, σήμερα...

New international study for COVID-19 by a Greek-led woman

Severe Covid-19 disease has the potential to trigger the patient's immune system to produce so-called autoantibodies, which can eventually attack healthy tissues and cause...

Νέα διεθνής μελέτη για το COVID-19 με επικεφαλής Ελληνίδα

Η βαριά νόσος Covid-19 υπάρχει πιθανότητα να ωθήσει το ανοσοποιητικό σύστημα του ασθενούς να παράγει τα λεγόμενα αυτο-αντισώματα, τα οποία τελικά μπορούν να επιτεθούν...