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Greek Beaches ranked second worldwide on Blue Flags List

Posted by moodhacker on May 13, 2018 at 6:45 AM Comments comments (0)



Greece came second worldwide this year in the Blue Flag Beaches list , the quality award list for beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism boats, according to the Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF).


With with 519 Blue and the addition  since last year of 33 beaches, 3 marinas and on...

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Scent of Ancient Greece for Visitors: Walk Around Acropolis and the Athens monuments through the Botanical Greek Flora

Posted by moodhacker on May 5, 2018 at 7:00 AM Comments comments (0)




Micromeria Acropolitana was first collected in 1906 from the Acropolis, Athens and considered extinct until its rediscovery in 2006, a hundred years later. Today  It has survived in its original habitat, the natural rock of the hill. 


The Micromeria Acropolitana (Lamiaceae)  ...

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The oldest woman in the world might indeed be our Greek Katerina, 112

Posted by moodhacker on April 30, 2018 at 1:10 PM Comments comments (0)




Ekaterini Karnarou from Krestena in the Peloponnese, today 112 years of age, has a lot of chances to be given the title of oldest woman in the world, according to Greek news reporting that the centenarian's  relatives are sending her documents to the Guinness Book of Records..

Official documen...

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When the flowers bloom for #Easter in #Greece

Posted by moodhacker on April 6, 2018 at 11:05 AM Comments comments (0)

 Mani, Peloponese Greece, Photo by Kostas Thomakos fb


The Easter painted Greek Land 

On Good Friday , the night befoire Jesus' Resurrection night in Greece, girls and women around the country, on the isla...

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Meet the unique aromas of medicinal plants of Greek countryside

Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 11:30 AM Comments comments (0)





The Greek countryside is rich in aromatic and healing herbs, which are often more potent than their counterparts elsewhere due to the country's climate and soil conditions, ANA reports.


"Most of the time Greek herbs contain a greater number of bioactive ingredients and this is ...

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The Kalamata olives superfood

Posted by moodhacker on March 14, 2018 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)




Kalamata olives, like pure Greek olive oil, contain phenolic compounds, which are natural antioxidants.and it is this compound that gives olives their unique taste


Phenolic compounds in olives and olive oil is a strong antioxidant, protecting your body from damage from environmental toxins as well as free radicals, ...

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investors' interest gets high on medical cannabis in Greece

Posted by moodhacker on March 13, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)




Five consortiums have declared their interest for investment in the cultivation of medical canabis in Greece after the Greek Parliament approved the law for the production, manufacturing and sale of medical products containing cannabis, with investment plans adding up to over 1 billion euros on paper.

 

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investors' interest gets high on medical cannabis in Greece

Posted by moodhacker on March 12, 2018 at 7:50 AM Comments comments (0)




Five consortiums have declared their interest for investment in the cultivation of medical canabis in Greece after the Greek Parliament approved the law for the production, manufacturing and sale of medical products containing cannabis, with investment plans adding up to over 1 billion euros on paper.

 

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The one and only Thermal Spring of Attica found recently in Glyfada

Posted by moodhacker on March 6, 2018 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)



The Municipality of Glyfada has announced the start of Thermal Spring construction works for the creation of thermal baths, the one and unique thermal waters spring found in Attical region . The area of Glyfada will be further upgraded , the Mayor said.

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The Mayor of Glyfada, George Papanikolaou, explained  that the existence of hot sprin...

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Gourmet Greek Alba truffles, known since Ancient times, reach now US market

Posted by moodhacker on March 4, 2018 at 4:40 PM Comments comments (0)




It is just a couple of monts ago that a huge white trumpet (Tuber magnatum) has been found in Northern Greece, weighing 510 grams.


It is the largest white trumpet (Tuber magnatum), found in recent years in Greece and the second largest in Europe, by the first found in Italy  in October 2017 which has weighed 570 grams ...

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Oregano, healthiest and tastiest herb in most Greek dishes

Posted by moodhacker on March 4, 2018 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)




Don;t miss the very original oregano spice while in Greece! 

Traditional Greek salads are always garnished with dried oregano, while most Greek roasts, whether it be chicken, fish, lamb or vegetables, include oregano in the recipe while baking.

Most herb lovers agree Greek Oregano is the most flavoursome and certainly one of the best herbs in...

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Greece ready to welcome Thermal Springs investors

Posted by moodhacker on February 28, 2018 at 11:20 AM Comments comments (0)





The readiness of Greece to accept investors in the thermal springs sector and facilitate the proceedures and legalization  as well as the opportunities offered through the further development of spa and wellness...

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Three Greek Beaches "Best ranked" for 2018

Posted by moodhacker on February 22, 2018 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)

elafonisi Crete photo by fb flowmagazine




Three of Greece’s beaches are ranked among Europe’s best for this year, according to TripAdvisor’s recently released 2018 Travelers’ Choice Awards for Beaches.

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Florina's Lehovo Region to Get Hiking Trail Network

Posted by moodhacker on December 20, 2017 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)




The town of Lehovo and the surrounding territory in Florina northwestern Macedonia, will get its own hiking path network aiming to highlight the region’s cultural and natural wealth as well as tap into the local workforce and stimulate the economy.



The project, to be funded by the Greek-German Fund for the Future,...

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Greek Natura Areas to boost tourism , economy at most

Posted by moodhacker on December 9, 2017 at 3:55 AM Comments comments (0)




Making up one-third of the country, Greece’s protected areas can contribute greatly to the upgrade of the tourism product, generate millions in revenue and create jobs, according to Athens-based research firm diaNEOsis.



According to diaNEOsis estimates, if 40 percent of the country’s Natura 2000 areas were utilized, as is the ca...

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Top Winter Destinations in Greece to discover

Posted by moodhacker on December 3, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (0)



Countless mountainous traditional villages, covered in thick white snow during rough winter months, picturesque sceneries with small rivers and lakes, state-of-the-art national parks, ski centers and many more can offer you the most unexpected but unforgettable winter escapes’ experience you could not even imagine.


Relaxation by the firepla...

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Top five things to do in Greece in winter by Lonely Planet

Posted by moodhacker on December 3, 2017 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Carriages quayside in the historic Venetian town of Nafplio in the Peloponnese. Image by Alexis Averbuck / Lonely Planet


The mention of Greece brings up images of white arcing beaches and sparkling aqua waters under sun-drenched skies. But the secret in plain sight is that this nation ble...

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Greece idyllic: our beach and ....the goats! Read the story that won a prize

Posted by moodhacker on November 7, 2017 at 9:55 AM Comments comments (0)


A  group of bearded beachgoers in Greece made the difference for a British tourist's vacation in the country, who  won a prize from the Daily Telegraph newspaper for her intriguing holiday story about


Debby Waldron won £200 for the tale of her unexpected encounter. Enjoy !



"We hear the g...

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The 1st Greek Hiking Path Meeting of Menalon

Posted by moodhacker on November 7, 2017 at 8:00 AM Comments comments (0)



The 1st Greek Trails Conference took place at Peloponese , in Vytina over the first weekend of November 2017, with the contribution of representatives of hikers’ associations from the Argosaronikos isle Andros, to  Amorgos and also  Epirus as well as the  newcomer Arcadia who exchanged know-how, ideas and best practices with their European counterparts during the par...

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The Medicinal Plants of Epirus newly created electronic database

Posted by moodhacker on November 6, 2017 at 5:30 AM Comments comments (0)




The use of medicinal herbs in therapeutics comes from the depths of centuries.


The ancient Greeks and Chinese indulged in the therapeutic properties of medicinal plants and transferred their valuable knowledge to future generations.

The development of chemistry and life sciences contributed to the maximum utilization of thi...

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