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Afternoon tea in the age of Coronavirus

By Aurelia Mozart’s Piano Symphony 21 is playing on my favorite internet radio station, “Beautiful Classical Music from Venice,” the kettle is rapidly boiling, a...

Visiting the Heart and Soul of Greece: The Peloponessos

BY AURELIA   During the last five summers, I had visited and spent time on more than a dozen Greek islands, including Crete, Corfu, Mykonos, and...

A Magical Night on the Sacred Island of Delos

By Aurelia   All guide-books and all guides will tell you that no one is allowed, by law, to stay on Delos overnight, but there is...

Kandanoleon Wedding

Excerpt from the novel, Labyrinthine Ways By Aurelia “I know that the incident is known as the Kandanoleon Wedding,” Manolis begins, “and that a Cretan man...

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...

AN EXQUISITE SPA AND SERENE TEA ROOM

By Aurelia, Contributing Editor   On my way to Athens this year, I planned to stop in London on the trip over to visit friends in...

POSEIDON’S TRIDENT AND MY JOURNEY TO BYZANTIUM

BY AURELIA      And therefore I have sailed the seas and come to the holy city of Byzantium.   W.B. Yeats Sailing to Byzantium   I don’t remember the exact date...

Treasures of Northern Greece:  The Luxurious Sani Resort

By: Aurelia   “Sing Apollo, with your golden lyre, of the radiant light of Greece. Anonymous poet, 5th Century Possibly Sappho or Alcaeus   In the early 1960’s when the...

Men Who Drink from a Different Fountain: Giorgomichalis Kolokotronis and Patrick Leigh Fermor

By Aurelia     There is something mysterious about the Mani area of Greece that attracts those who drink from a different fountain—those who follow the path...

Diros Caves in the Peloponnese what the ancients called “the gateway to Hades.”

By Aurelia, Special to the Hellenic News of America   At the world-famous Diros Caves in the Peloponnese region of Greece, I waited with others to...

The Culinary Sanctuaries of Crete By Aurelia

  Chora Sfakion is a small village in Southern Crete and the capital of Sfakia, one of the most barren and rugged areas of what...

Living the Dream: Aurelia’s Odysseys IFWTWA Annual Conference in California: A Moveable Feast By Aurelia, Special to the Hellenic News...

By Aurelia, Special to the Hellenic News of America When the highly anticipated program book with the agenda for my professional travel writers' conference arrived,...

VisitPittsburgh Invites Greek Americans

To Visit Pittsburgh, PA.     “New waves of transplants are arriving from Philadelphia, New York, and beyond, lured by a quality of life that consistently earns Pittsburgh a perch...

A Magical Night on the Sacred Island of Delos By Aurelia

  All guide-books and all guides will tell you that no one is allowed, by law, to stay on Delos overnight, but there is a...

SFAKIA:  WHERE THE MOUNTAINS MEET THE SEA

By Aurelia, Contributing Editor     Sfakia, located South of Chania and surrounded by the Lefka Ori or “white mountains,” is one of the most...

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