Travel ancient paths in Eastern Macedonia and Thrace

Xanthi, Drama, Kavala, Philippi: the names themselves are exotic and rightfully so. At the epicenter of three worlds – Asia, the Balkans and the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

IF YOU HAVE JUST ONE DAY IN ATHENS…..

by AURELIA, Contributing Editor If you have just one day to spend in Athens and you would like to visit two of the most stunning...

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...

Eat with your eyes: four stellar Corfu restaurants

  Ηaving choices in eating has probably been a human impulse since the dawn of time. One can almost hear the cave dweller saying, “No,...

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,...

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...

Kalymnos Island’s Xenia

  “They do not need to go away. You give them something to eat.” What food did they have? A little boy had brought his...

FLEGRA PALACE AND FLEGRA BEACH HOTELS

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

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...

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...

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...

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