Your Useful Guide to Exploring the Ancient Wonders of Greece | The Official Blog of visitgreece.gr

.entry-header Greece is known for its good food, friendly people, interesting archaeological sites, vibrant nightlife, and relaxing beaches. It is one of the world’s most popular destinations, raking in the top 20 most-visited countries. In 2016 alone, it welcomed almost 25 million visitors! The country has a long history. The first advanced civilizations to live in Greece were the Cycladic …

Top Ten Ancient Greek Masterpieces | GreekReporter.com

There are great works of art from Ancient Greece scattered in museums around the world, serving as reminders that Greece is the cradle of Western Civilization. Works of unparalleled beauty, precious monuments of the world’s rich heritage that still mesmerize and will continue to do so in the generations to come. Pergamon Altar Built about 150 BC on the Acropolis …

Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in fish, nuts and vegetables can help prevent depression, study finds | London Evening Standard

Ad Placements Start Eating a Mediterranean diet rich in nuts and fish can help prevent depression, a new study has claimed. Scientists at University College London (UCL) found that a diet of fruits, vegetables, nuts, plant-based foods and fish – typical of what people eat in Mediterranean regions – could actually lower the risk of depression. Researchers, who worked with partners in Spain …

Greek Eco Campaign ‘Keep Aegean Blue’ Kicks Off on Islands | GTP Headlines

The South Aegean Region announced that it will launch its “Keep Aegean Blue” environmental campaign in October with a series of awareness-raising activities and events on the islands of Rhodes, Kos, Patmos, Kalymnos, and Leros. The campaign will work together with All For Blue (https://allforblue.org/) a non-profit organization founded Greek underwater target shooting world champion Katerina Topouzoglou, and aims to raise awareness …

Eco group launches app to curb use of bottled water | ekathimerini.com

Environmental protection group Mesogeios SOS (MedSOS) has launched a smartphone and tablet application that helps visitors and residents in Greece locate the nearest tap of drinkable water where they can refill their bottles. The application, which hopes to help reduce reliance on water in plastic bottles and the huge amount of resulting plastic waste, is called “Return to Tap” (Epistrofi …

Launch photos of Swan 115 Odin released | Boat International

Nautor’s Swan has released new images of the fourth hull in its 115 series which was launched and named Odin earlier this month. The 35.2 meter Swan 115 sailing superyacht is a flush deck model and was described by the yard as “the most technologically advanced boat ever built at Nautor”. “Her hull construction, sailing systems, mast and keel allow …

Greek Mountain Tea: Medicine and Elixir since the Ancient Times | GreekReporter.com

Greek mountain tea, or Sideritis, has been used since the ancient times as a medicine, a  refreshment, a memory, and energy booster, and is one of Greece’s most recognizable and popular herbs.Ancient Greeks called it Sideritis, meaning ‘that which contains iron’. They used it as medicine since it is perfect for a sore throat or the common cold. Theophrastus (372-287 BC) who …

Chef Pano Karatassos’ New Modern Greek Cookbook – The National Herald

.entry-header   Modern Greek Cooking: 100 Recipes for Meze, Entrees, and Desserts by Atlanta-based Greek-American chef Pano Karatassos is a wonderful resource for Greek cuisine in the acclaimed chef’s signature, healthier, style. The executive chef at Kyma, the celebrated Greek seafood restaurant in Buckhead, GA, since 2001, Karatassos has been in the hospitality industry for more than a quarter century. Modern Greek Cooking …

Chios a mastic-scented island with a fascinating history | Visit Greece

Much as Chios is famous for its mastic, it is not the only “magic” one can find on this island. Alongside its rich history starting from the Neolithic Age and including adventures with Saracene pirates and the Turks during the Greek Revolution, Chios also claims to be the birthplace of Homer. It was certainly the birthplace of eminent Greek politicians and …