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Greece 10th most welcoming place in the world

Posted by moodhacker on June 6, 2019 at 3:15 PM Comments comments (0)

It comes as no surprise that Greece the country that first teached Hospitality to the world, and worshipped a god of Philoxenia Xenios Zeus, is awarded as one of the most welcoming places globally, according to a report recently released by Booking.com for its 2018 Guest Review Awards.


Booking.com is one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms. 

In its seventh edition, the annual awards honours a total of 759,845 properties across 219 countries...

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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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3D Walk through the Ancient Glory in Greece

Posted by moodhacker on February 19, 2019 at 1:30 PM Comments comments (0)


As you walk around the overgrown site of Ancient Olympia, birth-place of the Olympic games, you may visualize in 360º and 3D the glorious, inspiring monuments that once stood there, by using the  Mobile Optical Illusions is the market leader of AR & VR Apps for 3D Reconstructions of Archaeological Sites.

While in Olympia don’t miss to enter Virtually in the temple of Zeus and sta...

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Yoga by the Acropolis View

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




Lynn is from San Francisco and moved to Athens in 2012. She instantly fell in Love with the city and decided to bring her own love for yoga to the Athenians and Athens' visitors. She started offering Kundalini Yoga lessons throughout different spots of the city, but the roof of the Acropolis became the hit.


Most of her lessons are in the form of a bid, ...

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Corfu's Easter Holidays, the visitor's choice for 2018

Posted by moodhacker on April 6, 2018 at 6:10 PM Comments 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 .


"Cor...

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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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The Unthinkable Treasures the Metro Works in Thessaloniki Unearthed

Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2018 at 3:05 PM Comments 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...

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Food and Drink in Early Modern Greece

Posted by moodhacker on February 28, 2018 at 1:30 PM Comments 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...

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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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