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Loukoumi
Loukoumi, the pride of Syros

Although we often associate loukoumi with Turkey or Cyprus, one of the best places to have this amazing sweet is in Syros. Dressed in white, hawking their ware: “Come on, come get…

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Greek pensions to increase first time in 12 years

Greek pensions are set for the first increase in more than 12 years, said Deputy Labour and Social Affairs Minister Panos Tsakloglou during an inteview with ANA news agency on Sunday. “2023…

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The Best Greek One-Liners

Commonly used in every day as part of the Greek language, when many Greek idioms are translated literally the results are often very puzzling and sometimes hilarious for non-Greek speakers. Here are some of our favourite and funny Greek one-liners.

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Join the Party with Georgia Constance

Meet the new party wear designer on the block: Georgia Constance. Georgia Constance is a boutique party wear brand based in Sydney, Australia that launched in 2020. Drawing on her Greek heritage, founder and designer Georgia Constance owes her concept to the island of Mykonos.

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‘Routes of Faith’: Religious Tourism in Thessaly

The Region of Thessaly in Northern Greece has announced an awe-inspiring tourism project entitled ‘Routes of Faith’, an initiative which aims to connect two landmark sites of Orthodox Christianity, the Meteora and Mount Athos.

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Kafedaki with Chris Koikas, one of Australia’s youngest barristers

Like a scene straight out of My Big Fat Greek Wedding, Chris Koikas grew up directly next door to his Greek grandparents.  However, instead of working in his parents’ travel agency like the protagonist in that film, he’s become one of the youngest barristers in NSW.

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faith Thessaly Religious Orthodox Orthodoxy Greek Orthodox
‘Routes of Faith’: Religious Tourism in Thessaly

The Region of Thessaly in Northern Greece has announced an awe-inspiring tourism project entitled ‘Routes of Faith’, an initiative which aims to connect two landmark sites of Orthodox Christianity, the Meteora and Mount Athos.

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Ageing Gracefully (or Disgracefully) with Stella Doumanis  

Stella Doumanis is an over fifty, fabulous fashionista and, contrary to her Instagram handle, she is not ageing disgracefully. Stella’s style tips, in both fashion and interior design have been lighting up her Instagram page @ageingdisgracefully over the past few years. She is pioneering the way for women over 50 to embrace their age, their ever present silver locks, and their place in society as style icons.

Alessia Demetz is founder and CEO at Alesya de Monaco
Alessia Demetz’s Private Club for the Rich and Famous

Interior designer and architect Alessia Demetz is founder and CEO at Alesya de Monaco – a new private membership club where high-valued individuals have access to the most exclusive private collections beloved by royalty.

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Marcelo Ricardo Zeballos: A Contemporary Artist

Marcelo Ricardo Zeballos is a contemporary artist whose works show the ideal woman, self-sufficient, complete and independent.

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Shop ‘Til You Drop in Athens

Whether you prefer to take a leisurely stroll and window shop, or head to a hub where you can find all your favourite brands and stores in the one spot, Athens has all of your shopping needs covered. Read our guide for shopping in Athens complete with shopping tips.

Alessia Demetz is founder and CEO at Alesya de Monaco
Alessia Demetz’s Private Club for the Rich and Famous

Interior designer and architect Alessia Demetz is founder and CEO at Alesya de Monaco – a new private membership club where high-valued individuals have access to the most exclusive private collections beloved by royalty.

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1821 Greek Art Exhibition in Sydney’s Town Hall

As part of the celebrations of 200 years of Greek Independence, from March 13 until April 3 2022, St. Basil’s NSW/ACT will be hosting an ‘1821 Greek Art Exhibition’ in Australia at Sydney Town Hall, featuring authentic and rare exhibits from the Greek War Museum and traditional Greek costumes from the collection ‘Heroes Made of Metal’ by the internationally renowned sculptor Nikos Floros.

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