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Greece extends second lockdown until December 7
Greece extends second lockdown until December 7

Greece will extend its nationwide lockdown until December 7 as COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country, government spokesman Stelios Petsas announced on Thursday. “There are some indications of a reduction…

orange, Sophia Loren Windmill on Hydra
Hydra windmill turns orange

Phaedra’s Windmill on the Greek island of Hydra, was illuminated in orange on Wednesday November 25 to mark the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women. “Violence against women is…

Greek is listed as one of the 'sexiest languages'

Greek is listed as one of the ‘sexiest languages’

Experts have revealed the sexiest languages based on peoples’ reactions to hearing provocative chat-up lines in different dialects. The experiment conducted by Global e-learning platform Preply found that Italian speakers made heart rates…

Polysporia
Greece’s traditional day for cooking Polysporia

November 21 is traditionally a day where every Mama & Yiayia in many Greek villages are on a mission, gathering as many Polysporia (legumes) as possible – including all types of beans, corn, peas, wheat, and lentils and cook all the seeds together for a big family feast.

Stella Sorotou The Olive
Introducing Author Stella Sorotou

With a primary message message to the reader being to never give up hope; keep on fighting for what is right, the beautiful book ‘Elia’ by Greek Australian author Stella Sorotou is sure to bring a tear to your eye.

Agia Fotini of Mantinea
Agia Fotini of Mantinea: One of the most mysterious churches in the world  

“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.

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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.”

Stella Sorotou The Olive
Introducing Author Stella Sorotou

With a primary message message to the reader being to never give up hope; keep on fighting for what is right, the beautiful book ‘Elia’ by Greek Australian author Stella Sorotou is sure to bring a tear to your eye.

Study proves olive oil is the key to improving food safety 8
Study proves olive oil is the key to improving food safety

A new study concludes that olive oil is a key ingredient for improving food safety and increasing protection for both humans and livestock. Another reason why the olive oil rich Mediterranean diet is a healthy lifestyle choice to be enjoyed by all.

Agia Fotini of Mantinea
Agia Fotini of Mantinea: One of the most mysterious churches in the world  

“My goal was to create a church that creates the illusion of motion. It feels like the Holy Spirit moves around its axis, God himself moves around its axis, as the church has no obvious front and back,” Greek architect Costas Papatheodorou said about his creation – the Orthodox church of Agia Fotini of Mantinea – which has become known as the second most mysterious church in the world.

Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture 11
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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