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Greece travel restrictions extended
Greece travel restrictions extended

The Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority issued a new aviation directive (NOTAM), extending travel restrictions to foreign travellers as cases of coronavirus continue to rise. It includes the following: Flights between Greece and Catalonia…

Greek PM announces free mammogram program
Greek PM announces free mammogram program

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced a new program that provides free mammograms to all women aged between 49 and 50, every two years. A mammogram is an X-ray picture of the breast. Doctors use…

Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios
Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios

October 26 is the Feast Day of Agios Dimitrios, who was born in Thessaloniki, in 270 AD. He came from a wealthy family and because he was athletic in appearance and heroic…

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Chicken with hilopites (Greek pasta)

Κοτόπουλο με χυλοπίτες (chicken with hilopites) is a deliciously rustic dish originating in the Peloponnese region, where most hilopites (Greek pasta) is handmade and mizithra (hard goats cheese) is very popular. We pull this old favourite Greek City Times recipe from the archives so that you can enjoy this perfect weekend dish.

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Famous Greek chicken gyros recipe

Some may not be able to visit Greece at the moment due to travel restrictions, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t bring Greece into to your home and onto your taste buds with our recipe for the best homemade chicken gyros.

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16-year-old Greek student Marialina Tsinidi awarded for space experiments by European Space Agency

Twice-awarded by the European Space Agency (ESA) for three space experiments that she conducted through the aerospace company Blue Origin, 16 year old Greek student Marialina is now writing scientific research papers for prestigious publications and a children’s physics book to fund her next space station project through the aerospace company Nanoracks.

Lethal Nationalism
Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of the Greeks 1913-1923: Now Showing Byzanfest 2020

Lethal Nationalism: Genocide of the Greeks 1913 – 1923 is a historical documentary that for the first time charts Ottoman Empire’s and Turkish Nationalists Genocide of its 3,000-year-old ethnic Greek population, taking only 10 years to destroy over 3 millennia of history.

Kalimera from Beirut
Kalimera from Beirut: Now Showing Byzanfest 2020

Sixteen years ago, young George Eid made an oath to his dying Greek grandfather in Beirut: to find the roots of his family who moved from Smyrna to Lebanon in 1922 and reconstruct the history of the Greeks in Lebanon. Fulfilling the promise took a bit of time but George, now a journalist for a large network, has done it. ‘Kalimera from Beirut’ is the first documentary about the Greek community in Lebanon.

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Chicken with hilopites (Greek pasta)

Κοτόπουλο με χυλοπίτες (chicken with hilopites) is a deliciously rustic dish originating in the Peloponnese region, where most hilopites (Greek pasta) is handmade and mizithra (hard goats cheese) is very popular. We pull this old favourite Greek City Times recipe from the archives so that you can enjoy this perfect weekend dish.

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Famous Greek chicken gyros recipe

Some may not be able to visit Greece at the moment due to travel restrictions, but this doesn’t mean that you can’t bring Greece into to your home and onto your taste buds with our recipe for the best homemade chicken gyros.

KETO diet
KETO diet: is it just hype or a new way of life?

More than just a diet, KETO has become a new way of life. We delve further into this new dieting trend that is followed religiously by a myriad of celebrities.

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Gal Gadot fans slam haters saying: ‘Cleopatra was Greek not black or Arab’

Critics blasted as ‘uneducated for believing that the Egyptian ruler was from an African or Arab descent when she was in fact Macedonian Greek’ in a racial profiling debate following the announcement that Israeli actress Gal Gadot is to play Cleopatra in the upcoming Paramount Pictures movie.

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A day on the rocks: Top 5 breathtaking mountain views in Greece

Although famous worldwide for its seas, more than 80% of Greece is mountainous. We present to you the top five destinations for mountain lovers, who want to climb, hike, or just enjoy breathtaking views in Greece.

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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.

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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.

Pisti

Handcrafted by Pisti: Greek cultural gift store

Made with love and guided by faith, the beautiful creations of Pisti are meaningful cultural gifts that are custom-made by inspiring 23 year old Greek-Australian artist Georgia Xirocostas.

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