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Marc d'Entremont

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...

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...

Out of the Blue in Crete

Out of the Blue, Capsis Elite Resort – a luxury village set within a vast botanical garden on the north coast of Crete –...

Kalymnos Island cuisine begs to be savored

From high atop St. Savvas Monastery the lush agricultural Pothia Valley is like green parkland bisecting this rocky land of Kalymnos Island. Groves of...

Apulia: pleasing hungry visitors for millenniums

For the tourist whose interests lay in religious, architectural, cultural and culinary travel ancient Apulia, the heel of the Italian boot, has been offering...

Puglia, Italy: from Magna Graecia to St. Peter

There are multiple reasons to explore the ancient Puglia region on the heel of Italy’s boot from Renaissance palaces, extraordinary seafood, mystery churches to...

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...

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...

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,...

Gullah Geechee: high cuisine in the low country

To the Gullah Geechee, “Herbs are the feel good in food.” Pat Bacote, co-founder, Geechee Kunda Cultural Center “De buckruh dey duh ‘ood duh hunt...

Hymn to Demeter: ‘ΕχΩ ΦΑεΙ

“Hail, goddess, and nurse peace, that he who sows may also reap.”  (Callimachus, poet, 3rd century BCE) The Temple to Demeter overlooks the productive agricultural...

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...

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