|Posted by moodhacker on April 6, 2018 at 6:10 PM||comments (0)|
An increase of 10 pct was recorded in the number of tourists visiting Corfu to spend their Easter holidays, Corfu Tour Operators Chairman, Vassilios Kaloudis said on Wednesday in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency .
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|Posted by moodhacker on April 6, 2018 at 11:05 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 3:05 PM||comments (0)|
Clay figurines found at Station Syntrivani
More than 300,000 ancient finds have come to light following works on the Thessaloniki metro including a headless statue of Aphrodite which made headlines last week, dozens of ancient coins, mosaics and funerary structures.
A catal...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on February 28, 2018 at 1:30 PM||comments (0)|
As part of the Greek Festival of Sydney, Dr Alfred Vincent provided a fascinating lecture on food and drink in early modern Greece that traced the origins of the famed Mediterranean diet
Many studies have indicated that the Mediterranean diet features an abundance of health benefits.
In particular, Gr...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on December 9, 2017 at 3:55 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on December 3, 2017 at 4:40 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 9, 2017 at 10:50 AM||comments (0)|
The new documentary by Menelaos Karamaggiolis, a cinematic allegory of events from the past seven years in Greece, is based on true stories that take place in “invisible” neighborhoods around Athens. The stories of the Greek Animal Rescue stray animals depict what is happening in financial-crisis-Greece, motivatin...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 9, 2017 at 9:45 AM||comments (0)|
The natural healing springs of Greece remain an enormous untapped wealth for the country, but also for the million of travelers of the world who wish to take advantage of the healing propertis of those waters, used for therapeutic reasons since antiquity in Greece.
There are 752 different geographic points found nowadays in the mainland ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 9, 2017 at 8:15 AM||comments (0)|
The multi-million-euro revamp of the historic Astir Palace in the coastal suburb of Attika Vouliagmeni, will proceed according to schedule with plans to open its doors to the public in spring next year, as the Athens News Agency (AMNA) reported in the first week of November 2017 citing a company executive.Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 7, 2017 at 9:55 AM||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...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on November 7, 2017 at 8:40 AM||comments (0)|
All the more foreign nationals are interested in buying property in Greece, according to a recent GTP article indicating the country’s real estate market picking up pace after seven years of stagnation.
Real estate experts are seeing signs of recovery particularly when taking into consideration the golden visa program, which grants a five...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on August 13, 2017 at 12:15 AM||comments (0)|
You will inevitably meet them if you visit the Greek Capital and they will welcome you . ‘Athens Greeters’ are positioned throughout the city's dowmtowm to welcome the tourists and visitors . Aiming to introduce the travelers to the diverse offerings of the Greek capital they are handing out city maps, free coupons, tip cards enhancing the Athens experience f...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on August 8, 2017 at 10:45 AM||comments (0)|
Robert Duglin: US tourism in Greece will grow dramatically due to ASTA conference
The Congress of ASTA, to be held in Athens in April 2018, will dramatically increase the number of American tourists coming to Greece. American Society of Travel Agents Vice President and Business Development Manager, Robert Duglin, stated on recent i...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 25, 2017 at 3:45 AM||comments (0)|
Who Will Save Athens Is A Classic(al) Role-Playing Activity Game for travelers in the popular Greek Capital , which transfers you in time, back to thefoundations of Democracy , while solving A Crisis that is Urgent for Athens Capital , on real time .
Athens in crisis? That’s n...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 23, 2017 at 6:00 AM||comments (0)|
Indeed, the special Greek Coffee, has been proved to promote heart health protect against heart attack and lead to longer life?
A groundbreaking study shows that to reap the most potent heart-health and long-life rewards of coffee, you should opt for super-powered Greek coffee.
A recent study published in Vascul...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 23, 2017 at 12:50 AM||comments (0)|
George Pantazis and Evangelia Lambrou, associate professors at the National Technical University of Athens, recently used rigorous geodetic methods to determine the astronomical orientation of Ancient Greek temples. The pair zeroed in on the temples of the Parthenon and Hephaisteion, two of the greatest temples of the classical era, bot...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 23, 2017 at 12:10 AM||comments (0)|
Broken shop windows, shards of broken glass scattered on the street, cardboard “patches” over their windows and looks of despair on shop-owners’ faces was the result of a July night’s protests by extreme anti-establishment activists who marched to express their rage against a court decision that rejected an appeal by Irianna, a 29-year-old activist for th...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 22, 2017 at 7:45 PM||comments (0)|
It's considered working-class food,though the most well known patsa restaurants have been a trend, in the meat market in Athens fpr decades.Patsa is a soup made of the intestines of a pig, and served with red pepper, vinegar and garlic
Nutritional scientists explain that the traditional Greek remedy soup popula...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 12, 2017 at 3:45 PM||comments (0)|
Greek authorities closed the ancient Acropolis in Athens to visitors for several hours Wednesday along with other popular archaeological sites around the country due to a heatwave.
The Culture Ministry said all archaeological sites closed between 1:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. (1100-1500GMT), and repeated on ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by moodhacker on July 1, 2017 at 12:05 AM||comments (0)|
Heat wave peak on Friday in Greece that is expected to rise in temperature and humidity even more till the end of the first Jully weekend according to forcasts , leaving residents of Attica, Evros, Thessaly, central Macedonia and the Peloponnese under the brunt of accute swelteri...Read Full Post »