Working in the disability space as a physiotherapist for many years, helping those who suffer from MS and other neurological disorders live a better life, in 2019 Irene Georgakopoulos found herself diagnosed with MS. The hope of inspiring others to soldier on, regardless of the unknown, is what drives Irene to push forward and bravely tell her inspiring story.
They’re hot, fluffy and crisp, usually drizzled with honey and cinnamon or chopped walnuts, while in a more modern rendition they’re dipped in luscious melty chocolate. That’s right we are talking about Loukoumades!
Every culture has its collection of superstitions – serious or half-serious, irrational beliefs relating to supernatural rituals performed to ward off ill fortune, bring good luck, foretell the future, heal, or to prevent sickness and accidents. Here is a list of some of our favourite Greek superstitions that you may like to read…just to be safe!
“The Greek cuisine is a perfect manifestation of the Mediterranean diet, which actually originated on the island of Crete, where locals have a higher life expectancy and a lower risk of heart disease than the average person, due to the food they eat,” says Healthline.
Dr Sabine Hazan speaks to GCT in this exclusive interview, to discuss everything from IBS, Faecal Transplants and what supplements we should be taking for optimal microbiome health.
Greece has been topping the lists of ‘safe destinations for travellers’ this year as it strives to revive its key tourism sector, which was battered by the pandemic in 2020. In anticipation, we’ve complied a list of the top 10 tourist destinations in Greece that you will definitely want to visit at least once in your lifetime.
Archbishop Makarios has expressed his support for the joint grassroots-led initiative and his willingness to collaborate further with the public affairs bodies of the three communities by also advocating for Federal recognition of the 1915 Genocides.
This very popular roast, that dates back to the days of the Greek Revolution, is wrapped in parchment paper, which allows the lamb to cook perfectly, creating juicy and tender, melt-in-the-mouth meat with fluffy potatoes, infused with the flavours of lemon, garlic, and oregano.