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Zeus Xenios and Greek Philoxenia

Posted by moodhacker on May 22, 2019 at 8:20 AM Comments comments (0)

The Greek word Philoxenia, literally translated as a “friend to a stranger”, is widely perceived to be synonymous to hospitality.


For Greeks it is much deeper than that. It is an unspoken cultural law that shows generosity and courtesy to strangers.


Greeks are enormously generous when inviting others to their h...

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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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A kefi moment diary

Posted by moodhacker on May 21, 2019 at 3:20 PM Comments comments (0)



By carlacoulson.com/need-greek-kefi/


Dear Folks,


Whether you are a photographer, creative or lover of life todays post is about joy.

One of my favourite things to do in life is to get on a plane to Greece because no matter how busy my year has been I know in my heart that I will put back what has been taken out of...

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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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Loving the Camera and Posting Everyday Improves Wellbeing

Posted by moodhacker on February 17, 2019 at 10:15 AM Comments comments (0)




Taking a photo each day and posting it online has complex benefits say researchers who say it supports improved wellbeing. A study recorded what photos people took, what text they added and how they interacted with others on the photo-a-day site for two m...

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Greece should teach the Greek experience of Well-being' to the world

Posted by moodhacker on November 12, 2018 at 4:50 AM Comments comments (0)


George Patoulis: "We aim to offer the opportunity to Attica Region to become the place of the earth where Health travelers would be cured and revitalized."


The 4th Panhellenic Congress of Thermal Medicine at Kamena Vourla, Central Greece, closed its works today, October 14th 2018, announcing important scientific findings on Holistic, Wellness and Thermal Medicine, by t...

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Experiential contact with the world of nature through the ancient Greek mythology

Posted by moodhacker on November 12, 2018 at 3:05 AM Comments comments (0)



Greek Nature: A Journey into the myth, is one among the very interesting educational programms launched by Oceanis Filyra, a Health Travel to Greece network , which designs and implements educational programs for children, as well as high aesthetics cultural activities for adults.


The cultural experiential programs are addressed to chi...

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In Athens, Best Hammam Experirence by Luxury Travel

Posted by moodhacker on November 11, 2018 at 3:00 PM Comments comments (0)



At the center of the historic city of Athens, at the shadows of the sacred rock of the Acropolis, you can visit a unique place of relaxation, hospitalization and purification of body, soul and spirit, the best Hammam in Europe, Polis Hammam, according to the Luxury Travel Guide.

 


in ancient Greece, ...

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Step Back In Time in this Athenian unique taverna

Posted by moodhacker on November 11, 2018 at 11:40 AM Comments comments (0)



In business since 1887, Diporto – a defiantly traditional spot in downtown Athens – has no sign and no menu. The staff doesn’t speak a word of English, and you might have to share a table with eccentric old men who look like they stepped out of a folk ballad.  But if you ever wondered what it would be like to eat in a working...
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Athens Bike Network to Link City Center with the Coast

Posted by moodhacker on November 10, 2018 at 5:35 PM Comments comments (0)



From the city center to the coast, cycling lovers will be able to ride across Athens after municipal authorities announced that the city will soon have a complete bike network in place.

The new bicycle route will connect with the existing Gazi-Faliro route and is set to go through the central Athens neighborhoods of Kypseli, Ambelokipi, Exarchia, Kolon...

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