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An Emotional Open Letter From a Fan to Maradona
An Emotional Open Letter From a Fan to Maradona

Con Boutsianis Diego Maradona, one of the greatest footballers of all time, passed away last week at the age of 60. Interestingly, the football legend scored his last goal with the Argentina national…

Nurses in Kozani send message of hope and optimism
Nurses in Kozani send message of hope and optimism

“Patience”, “Optimism”, “Don’t give up”- These are some of the messages nurses from “Mamatsio” General Hospital of Kozani wrote on the back of their special personal protective equipment (PPE) uniforms. Not all heroes…

Agios Andreas of Patras, largest Church in Greece
Agios Andreas of Patras, largest Church in Greece

Agios Andreas in Patras is the largest Church in Greece. Thousands of people visit every year to see the exquisite architecture, beautiful paintings, and icons and to pray to the Holy Apostle Andreas,…

November 30, Feast Day of Holy Apostle Andreas
November 30, Feast Day of Holy Apostle Andreas

On November 30, the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Feast Day of the Holy Apostle Andreas, one of the 12 Apostles, and also Proklitos, because he was the first called Apostle, along…

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe 3

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe

Very tasty and super healthy, Gigantes Plaki is a classic Greek vegetarian and vegan dish that can be found in most taverns across Greece during both summer and winter. Our traditional Greek Gigantes Plaki recipe for your enjoyment with the family.

Greek saffron known as the best in the world 4
Greek saffron known as the best in the world

Cleopatra used it to infuse her bathwater, while Alexander the Great bathed his battle wounds with it and drank saffron tea. Saffron, the gold of Greek land as it is called, is considered the best quality worldwide.

Kokkinopilos
Kokkinopilos: A place on Earth that looks like Mars

A “prehistoric geological phenomenon of great geological and archaeological importance”, the eerie red landscape of Kokkinopilos is reminiscent of the planet Mars.

Cats of Syros
Cats (of Syros). The Netflix Documentary.

The celebrity cats of Syros are set to star in a Netflix documentary. Due for release early next year, the documentary tells the heartwarming story of ‘God’s Little People’ cat rescue, established by a couple striving to “show the world that animals count and that the way we treat them reflects something of our own humanity.”

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Lena Ziglaki adopt a Chios mastiha tree
Adopt a magical Chios mastiha tree by the sea

Protected by the EU and UNESCO as a unique product, the precious ‘tears’ of Chios are harvested in a labour intensive process that has been passed down through generations and included on the UNESCO list of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. There’s now a way to assist in the preservation of this ancient Greek tradition and the magical Chios mastiha trees.

Konstantinos Argiros
Konstantinos Argiros New Album: Live Concert (Mega)

18 wonderful songs Konstantinos Argiros’ online concert earlier this year have been released in his new album ‘Live Concert (Mega)’ by Panik Entertainment Group.

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe 6

Homemade Gigantes Plaki recipe

Very tasty and super healthy, Gigantes Plaki is a classic Greek vegetarian and vegan dish that can be found in most taverns across Greece during both summer and winter. Our traditional Greek Gigantes Plaki recipe for your enjoyment with the family.

Greek saffron known as the best in the world 7
Greek saffron known as the best in the world

Cleopatra used it to infuse her bathwater, while Alexander the Great bathed his battle wounds with it and drank saffron tea. Saffron, the gold of Greek land as it is called, is considered the best quality worldwide.

Kokkinopilos
Kokkinopilos: A place on Earth that looks like Mars

A “prehistoric geological phenomenon of great geological and archaeological importance”, the eerie red landscape of Kokkinopilos is reminiscent of the planet Mars.

Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture 12
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.

BlueMATI
BlueMATI

Reminiscent of beautiful, relaxed summers spent on the Greek islands, Greek brand BlueMATI was born out of a deep love and passion for Greece and everything Greek.

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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