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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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