Category Archives: Culture

Vogue Greece – Spring 2019

Vogue Magazine Makes Comeback in Greece after 6 years of absence. Vogue Greece is the magazine’s 26th international edition. Notably, the magazine is run by a 29-year old editor-in-chief Thaleia…

The Greeks – NatGeo

The legacy of the ancient Greeks is extensive. Over a timespan of more than 5000 years, these peoples and populations inspired culture, determined military strategy, developed economic and political systems,…

Chanel Resort 2018

Chanel brings Ancient Greece to Paris for their Resort 2018 collection. The setting was “an Elysian ideal of a Greek ruin” as Luke Leitch of VOGUE describes.  

Blue Flag Awards

This year, 2019, Greece moved up to the 2nd place in World for Blue Flag-Awards. A total of 534 Blue Flags were awarded to Greek beaches, marinas and sustainable tourism…

Aeschylus – Oresteia

 Last night Carla and I attended a ‘free adaptation’ of Aeschylus’ great “The Oresteia” trilogy (458 B.C.E.), performed by the Shakespeare Theatre Company of Washington, D.C. Why the ‘free adaptation’?…

Island-Hopping

Greece is all about island-hopping. It offers a holiday experience like no other, regardless if you are sailing the Aegean or Ionian Sea.  One can witness and experience  cosmopolitan and…

From Agamemnon to Alexander the Great

The ancient Greeks changed the world in about 1,000 years flat. People talking about the greatness of Greece:  Why Them? Why There? That’s the question!

Beets Salad

This is one of the Greek traditional salad dishes. It’s really delicious warm or cold. Beets Salad (Patzaria) recipe and directions

Hummus

Hummus is the perfect dip for all occasions. Great with bread or pitta bread. Easy to prepare and enjoy!  Hummus recipe and directions

Lentil Soup

Lentils soup is another popular traditional dish, especially during the winter time. Very easy to make, just add all ingredients in the pot and let it cook until done. Delicious!…

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