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Covid-19 lockdown looms in Attica
Covid-19 lockdown looms in Attica

Greece recorded 358 new cases of COVID-19 in the latest 24-hour reporting period, the largest daily spike since the first case was registered in the country in late February. This raises the…

Bulgaria: EU should not recognize "Macedonian" language 20
Bulgaria: EU should not recognize “Macedonian” language

The Bulgarian government is seeking to block accession talks with Greece’s northern neighbor until Skopje acknowledges that it is historically and linguistically a part of Bulgaria. A dispute between the two neighboring…

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Eiffel Tower evacuated after fear of terrorist attack

The Eiffel Tower was evacuated after man made a phone call shouting “Allahu Akbar” and threatened to activate explosive device. The bomb threat happened at around midday local time and police could…

Greek PM promises swift relief following Cyclone Ianos
Greek PM promises swift relief following Cyclone Ianos

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis promised the flood-stricken households, farmers and businesses of Karditsa that the government will stand at their side with “speed and determination.” Cyclone Ianos, has left three people…

Greek Orthodox

What is the significance of the Cross for Orthodox Christians?

During Sunday’s Orthodox Cafe, held weekly at the Greek Orthodox Parish of St. Stylianos in Gymea, Dr Philip Kariatlis opened an inspiring discussion about what the Holy Cross means for Orthodox Christians.

filotimo

Filotimo. Is it the key to surviving the age of loneliness?

For Greeks, filotimo is something that has been passed through generations, it’s inherited in our DNA. Could this age-old noun encapsulating the highest of Greek virtues be the key to ending this ‘age of loneliness’?

Mary Politis Mary's Kouzina Greek food
Mary’s Kouzina – Preserving Traditional Greek Cooking

Mary Politis is the woman behind the popular food blog Mary’s Kouzina. Uploading recipes daily, Mary teaches people how to make traditional Greek style food inspired by her mother and grandmother and taking us back to flavours from yiayias kitchen or our favourite Greek island.

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Nick Bogiatzis Kastellorizian Jewellery
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.

Mary Politis Mary's Kouzina Greek food
Mary’s Kouzina – Preserving Traditional Greek Cooking

Mary Politis is the woman behind the popular food blog Mary’s Kouzina. Uploading recipes daily, Mary teaches people how to make traditional Greek style food inspired by her mother and grandmother and taking us back to flavours from yiayias kitchen or our favourite Greek island.

harvesting mastic chios
Add a sprinkle of mastic to your everyday life

The magical ‘tears’ of the Greek island of Chios are known for their many health benefits. Here’s how to incorporate this powerful natural ingredient into your everyday life.

diving spots in Greece
Top 5 Diving Destinations in Greece

Dive in! Your underwater journey starts here as we bring you our top 5 diving destinations that make Greece a “must” destination for diving enthusiasts around the globe.

Nick Bogiatzis Kastellorizian Jewellery

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.

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