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January 18, Feast Day of Agios Athanasios
January 18, Feast Day of Agios Athanasios

On January 18 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Athanasios. Agios Athanasios was born in Alexandria in the year 296, and from his early childhood, he had an…

Xronia Polla Betty White, who turns 99 today
Xronia Polla Betty White, who turns 99 today

American actress and comedian who is of ¼ Greek descent, Betty White was born on January 17, 1922, in Oak Park, Illinois. She is the only child of Christine Tess Cachikis and…

'Casa Odyssia' overlooks the Ionian Sea
‘Casa Odyssia’ in Corfu overlooks the Ionian Sea

In the northeastern part of Corfu, one finds an impressive house that overlooks the Ionian Sea. ‘Casa Odyssia’ is a leisure residence that aims to host its visitor, as a modern Odysseus. It…

NOYNOY, a household name in Greece
NOYNOY, a household name in Greece

NOYNOY is a household name in Greece, with generations of children growing up drinking this famous milk, which first hit Greek supermarket shelves in 1929. This concentrated milk is pure, whole cows…

January 17, Feast Day of Agios Antonios
January 17, Feast Day of Agios Antonios O Megas

On January 17 the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates the Feast Day of Agios Antonios O Megas, the Anchorite of Egypt and the Father of all Monks. Saint Anthony was born near Herakleopolis…

NOYNOY, a household name in Greece

NOYNOY, a household name in Greece

NOYNOY is a household name in Greece, with generations of children growing up drinking this famous milk, which first hit Greek supermarket shelves in 1929. This concentrated milk is pure, whole cows…

Rizogalo- Rice Pudding Recipe
Rizogalo- Rice Pudding Recipe

Rizogalo (ρυζόγαλο) is named after its two key ingredients: ‘rizi’…

Rizogalo- Rice Pudding Recipe
Rizogalo- Rice Pudding Recipe

Rizogalo (ρυζόγαλο) is named after its two key ingredients: ‘rizi’…

Kastellorizo
Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

ERMOU STREET
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.

Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House
Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House

When Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas arrived in Sydney in 1964 at the young age of 19, he was filled with awe when he first saw the Opera House. Little did he know that his incredible connection with the Opera House would still be enduring over 50 years later.

House in Corinth inspired by the Pythagorean Theorem
House in Corinth inspired by the Pythagorean Theorem

A house so unique and beautiful is hard to square.
Among 600 olive trees, is this dream, minimalistic house inspired by the Pythagorean theorem and created by architect Tilemachos Andrianopoulos.

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