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Smell &Drink Greece: The Awarded Botanical Gin Created by the Graces of Three Women

Posted by moodhacker on July 9, 2019 at 11:55 AM Comments comments (0)

 


Grace Gin

Grace Gin is a unique handcrafted Distilled gin from Greece.



It is the result of the shared vision between three women, two second generation distillers and a spirited woman with extensive knowledge and experience in the drinks industry.

The uniqeness of the product lies in its rich aromatic character that comes from the botanica...

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The Greek Super Food that's Figs, since ancient times

Posted by moodhacker on June 19, 2019 at 12:20 AM Comments comments (0)




In Ancient Greek times, figs were an essential part of the everyday diet, and were enjoyed along with other fruits such as apples and reportedly used as a substitute for bread, scholars of the Ancient Greek lifestyle report .

Greek islanders would press the figs to change the texture and make figs stodgier. Mea...

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Cayaks cross the Aegean from Sounio to Santorini against Sea Pollution

Posted by moodhacker on June 18, 2019 at 8:45 AM Comments comments (0)




Eight days, ten islands, 160 nautical miles and one message: We love life-We protect the sea.


With this slogan Angelos Christofidis, founder and rower of South Evian Gulf team and the volunteer rower Con...

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Mastic and Mood

Posted by moodhacker on May 22, 2019 at 7:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Chios mastiha has been well known ever since antiquity, for its medicinal and pharmaceutical properties.

But what about mood elevation levels , and the mastica's contribution to Greek kefi ? 

Mastica of Chios is a unique in Greece  spice element incoroporated in the Greek daily life in many aspects . It is used in cooking and also cosnumed...

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The "Wow" Greek Beach, by Guardian

Posted by moodhacker on May 16, 2019 at 10:55 AM Comments comments (0)



A Greek beach is named one of the most impressive in the world in the best beaches in the world list published Guardian.

A total of 50 beaches  areb devided by the Guardian in 7 different categories. In the category “Best for wow factor” are featured 12 impressive beaches, among them a Greek one described by the British newsp...

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The folklore details of the greek May wreath

Posted by moodhacker on April 30, 2019 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)



According to the director of the Folklore Center of the Academy of Athens, Aikaterini Kamilaki, the wreath was made with a rod of flexible and durable wood of vine or other, and was decorated with flowers and branches of fruit trees, such as almond, fig tree and pomegranate. It was decorated it with wheat and barley, and also with onion and garlic, to "e...

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Just look at nature and the brain works better, study says

Posted by moodhacker on February 18, 2019 at 2:00 AM Comments comments (0)

" Green roofs can reduce the retention of heat in urban areas, help to cool down buildings and thereby lower their energy use, and even pull some carbon dioxide from the air and feed it back into plant growth. Plus, they look cool." writes the Washington Post undelining also ¨

the psychological benefits of such intitiatives as gre...

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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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