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Overcrowding in migrant camps in Greece eases
Overcrowding in Greece’s migrant camps eases

Less than 10,000 individuals reside in Greece’s overcrowded migrant camps for the first time since Europe’s migration crisis began in 2015, the Ministry of Migration and Asylum announced last week.  “The reduction…

On this day in 1902, the Antikythera Mechanism was discovered
On this day in 1902, the Antikythera Mechanism was discovered

The Antikythera mechanism, built in Greece, is the oldest mechanical ancient computer to be discovered worldwide, and was created for accurate calculations of astronomical positions. It was discovered in the Antikythera shipwreck on the…

Coming out of lockdown in Greece
Coming out of lockdown in Greece

Greeks ‘return to life’ after lockdown.  As quickly as life as we knew it ground to a halt when COVID-19 hit, it’s now picking up pace in Greece – there’s more freedom…

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MDLNY’s Ryan Serhant Spends Millions on Dream Home Renovation to Fit his Big Greek Family

Ryan’s Renovation’ is the new four-episode Bravo series captures the renovation of Ryan Serhant’s $8 million, 7,900 square foot Brooklyn brownstone, as he makes it large enough to house all of his Greek in-laws. To alleviate any reservations that his in-laws may have about the home, Ryan is prepared to try anything including putting garlic in the wall cavities as per the age-old Greek superstition to ward off evil spirits, as well as having the house blessed by an Orthodox priest.

sleep
Why you need to prioritise good quality sleep

Aric Prather, a sleep scientist at UCSF says that sleep is so critical for so many parts of our body and our mind. “It strengthens the immune system and helps regulate metabolism. It can cleanse the body of toxins that build up in the brain and prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Sleep is like the dishwasher of the brain.”

Greece records highest daily number of Covid-19 infections
Greece daily covid update

The authorities of Greece confirmed on Saturday a total of 43 new coronavirus deaths in the last 24 hours, bringing the total of the pandemic death toll in the country to 11,365.…

Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands 19

Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands

Musician Leonard Cohen and many other celebrities have fallen head over heels for captivating Hydra, known widely as one of the most captivating islands of Greece.

tourlou briam recipe
Tourlou Tourlou (Briami): Delicious Greek Ratatouille recipe

Tourlou Tourlou is Greece’s answer to French ratatouille, however more liberal with the vegetables and extra virgin olive oil content. Full of hearty veggies and extra virgin olive oil goodness, this vegan dish is delicious and perfect to make any time of the year.

sleep
Why you need to prioritise good quality sleep

Aric Prather, a sleep scientist at UCSF says that sleep is so critical for so many parts of our body and our mind. “It strengthens the immune system and helps regulate metabolism. It can cleanse the body of toxins that build up in the brain and prevent neurodegenerative diseases. Sleep is like the dishwasher of the brain.”

Greek proverbs

The Best Greek Proverbs

Since ancient times the Greeks have long imparted wisdom to the world by way of proverbs, which can be found in ancient Greek literature as far back as the works of Homer. Greek proverbs have long provided inspiration to people around the world.  Here is a list of some of our favourites.

Persephone
The British Museum and the Abduction of Persephone

The Ancient Greeks revered their gods in statuary and sculpture and art and Persephone was no exception because of her rare beauty and intensity.  The Two Goddesses famously adorned the East Pediment of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis in their “marbl’d immortality” until they were forcibly removed by Lord Elgin and his men, beginning in 1802.

ryan serhant
MDLNY’s Ryan Serhant Spends Millions on Dream Home Renovation to Fit his Big Greek Family

Ryan’s Renovation’ is the new four-episode Bravo series captures the renovation of Ryan Serhant’s $8 million, 7,900 square foot Brooklyn brownstone, as he makes it large enough to house all of his Greek in-laws. To alleviate any reservations that his in-laws may have about the home, Ryan is prepared to try anything including putting garlic in the wall cavities as per the age-old Greek superstition to ward off evil spirits, as well as having the house blessed by an Orthodox priest.

ryan serhant

MDLNY’s Ryan Serhant Spends Millions on Dream Home Renovation to Fit his Big Greek Family

Ryan’s Renovation’ is the new four-episode Bravo series captures the renovation of Ryan Serhant’s $8 million, 7,900 square foot Brooklyn brownstone, as he makes it large enough to house all of his Greek in-laws. To alleviate any reservations that his in-laws may have about the home, Ryan is prepared to try anything including putting garlic in the wall cavities as per the age-old Greek superstition to ward off evil spirits, as well as having the house blessed by an Orthodox priest.

Greek proverbs
The Best Greek Proverbs

Since ancient times the Greeks have long imparted wisdom to the world by way of proverbs, which can be found in ancient Greek literature as far back as the works of Homer. Greek proverbs have long provided inspiration to people around the world.  Here is a list of some of our favourites.

Persephone
The British Museum and the Abduction of Persephone

The Ancient Greeks revered their gods in statuary and sculpture and art and Persephone was no exception because of her rare beauty and intensity.  The Two Goddesses famously adorned the East Pediment of the Parthenon atop the Acropolis in their “marbl’d immortality” until they were forcibly removed by Lord Elgin and his men, beginning in 1802.

tourlou briam recipe

Tourlou Tourlou (Briami): Delicious Greek Ratatouille recipe

Tourlou Tourlou is Greece’s answer to French ratatouille, however more liberal with the vegetables and extra virgin olive oil content. Full of hearty veggies and extra virgin olive oil goodness, this vegan dish is delicious and perfect to make any time of the year.

ryan serhant

MDLNY’s Ryan Serhant Spends Millions on Dream Home Renovation to Fit his Big Greek Family

Ryan’s Renovation’ is the new four-episode Bravo series captures the renovation of Ryan Serhant’s $8 million, 7,900 square foot Brooklyn brownstone, as he makes it large enough to house all of his Greek in-laws. To alleviate any reservations that his in-laws may have about the home, Ryan is prepared to try anything including putting garlic in the wall cavities as per the age-old Greek superstition to ward off evil spirits, as well as having the house blessed by an Orthodox priest.

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Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands

Musician Leonard Cohen and many other celebrities have fallen head over heels for captivating Hydra, known widely as one of the most captivating islands of Greece.

Greek churches
The stories behind Greece’s most unique and mysterious churches

Either carved into mountains or built on remote islands, many Greek churches reveal secrets of the past and have numerous mysterious stories to tell. Here are some of the most unique and mysterious Greek churches that have attracted international interest over the years.

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