Greek Lifestyle

SOMA+SOUL: The First Clean Greek Skincare

Soma+Soul: The First Clean Greek Skincare

When Elena Koutsoukos’s pappou lost his battle with cancer, his passing brought the family together under sorrowful circumstances. Amongst the colourful stories shared in the celebration of his life, Elena was reminded that her great-grandmother made soap in her village in Megalopoli. So began her quest to obtain her proyiayia’s original recipe, a journey which has culminated in her creation of Soma+Soul, the first clean Greek skincare brand.

Best Family Hotels in Greece

Best Family Hotels in Greece

Beautiful beaches, interesting ancient history, charming towns and delicious fresh food – it is little wonder that Greece is a much coveted and very memorable family holiday destination. For those wondering “But where should we stay?” here is a list of ten of the top family-friendly hotels in Greece.

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

LEGO Nike of Samothrace

Next year is the 160th anniversary of the discovery of Nike of Samothrace in mid-April of 1863. To honour the unknown ancient artist(s) who carved the masterpiece from Rhodian marble about 2,200 years ago, Japan-based aerospace engineer Tatsuya Arai made this most celebrated sculpture in the world using LEGO.

Buying property in Greece

The Dos and Don’ts of Buying Property in Greece

Who wouldn’t love to own an apartment at the Athens Riviera, or a summer house in an Aegean island?! Paradise! Indeed. BUT what about all the legal, tax, banking, administrative, and other bureaucratic procedures that a potential buyer might encounter. Lawyer John Tripidakis guides us on what to expect, pinpointing some ‘red flags.’

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths

Why the World Should Move on from Greek Approach to Maths?

Hate maths? One man suggests that it’s the ancient Greeks to blame! Michael Brooks, who holds a PhD in quantum physics, is a science author, journalist and broadcaster says, “We have a problem with maths. I blame this on our obsession with the ancient Greeks.” Greek City Times spoke with Brooks to understand more about his theories.

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Kafedaki with Abbas Fasaei

Abbas Fasaei is a Belgian actor, director and acting teacher, with over two decades of industry experience. Born in Iran, he starred with eight time Academy Award-nominated actress Glenn Close in the Apple TV+ series ‘Tehran’. He has also worked with Hollywood greats such as Ben Kingsley, Jake Gyllenhaal and Monica Bellucci. Greek City Times catches up with Fasaei to learn more about his life and art.

Olympian Emmanuel Karalis Opens Athens Wine Bar

Olympian Emmanuel Karalis Opens Athens Wine Bar

Olympian, Emmanuel Karalis who placed fourth in the men’s pole vault at the Tokyo Olympic Games 2021, has opened a wine bar ‘Angelo et Manolo’ in the centre of Athens, calling it “The first Greek black-owned wine bar from two kids that love wine and cheese, by Angelo & Manolo!”