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 …

Attica Region launches new and improved website for visitors of Athens | Tornos News

Currently available in Greek and English, there are plans to also provide the website’s contents in another four languages, while users can follow the site via the main social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Youtube) The new, improved Attica Region tourist website, www.athensattica.com, aims to become the go-to site for useful info and tips for visitors to Athens and Attica, presented …

National Geographic honours Greeks, who they say “changed the world” (VIDEO) : Greek City Times

National Geographic has honoured Greece by releasing a documentary series saying, “Greeks changed the world!” The series, which has been released worldwide and titled ‘The Greeks’ highlights how much one nation has given to the rest of the globe. “On the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great, this lavishly illustrated reference about ancient Greece presents the …

CNN Amazed by Greece’s Patmos, the Island of Revelation | Greekreporter.com

John Malathronas, CNN’s travel editor was amazed by all he saw on his recent visit to the Greek island of Patmos which he referred to as: The island where the end of the world began. The island of the Apocalypse. The article starts with the contradiction between the relaxing feel that the island offers to its visitors and the “infernal visions of mankind’s ultimate …

Philoxenia: The Ancient Roots of Greek Hospitality | Greekreporter.com

The Greek word Philoxenia, literally translated as a “friend to a stranger”, is widely perceived to be synonymous with 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 home, or being invited themselves. In villages, it is not uncommon for …

Great reasons to add Greek yogurt to your daily diet | Greek City Times

Greek yogurt is considered one of the world’s best superfoods and a nutrient-packed snack that has so many health benefits, it is the ideal dairy to add to your everyday diet! It’s different to other yogurts as produces add an extra step to their process so that excess water, lactose, and minerals drain out. What’s left is a creamy, rich …