Best Easter Vacation Ideas 2017 in Greece

Easter is a smart time to take an activity holiday or a trip to a new destination. For an unforgettable Easter holiday, come to Greece. Greece offers a holiday as diverse as its borders. But where to go during this precious day? You can find here the best places to spend your Easter vacation in […]

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Braised Cauliflower / Kounoupithi Kapama

traditional Greek braised cauliflower You have NEVER had cauliflower this good before! Braised cauliflower (kounoup-I-thi kapam-A) is indescribably delicious and this from a person who normally quite dislikes cauliflower.  With basically 5 ingredients and about 45 minutes, you can enjoy one of the simplest, most wonderful dishes in all of traditional Greek cooking – can you […]

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The Endless Allure of Karpenisi

Well-kept villages, great food and a host of outdoor activities – what more could you ask for from a mountain excursion?  There are mountains, mountains and more mountains. And peaks, slopes, gorges and cliffs, not to mention the rapids, rivers, streams, waterfalls, lakes and forests. In Evrytania the absolute master was, is, and will always […]

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Santorini: A Place of Dreams

An island whose beauty was born of disaster, Santorini has the fuel to reignite the wonder of childhood in adults. The first time I visited Santorini about a decade ago, I was 21 and fresh from university. The world felt like an undrawn map to be filled in – and this island, one I’d fantasized […]

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Messolongi: Heroes, Flamingoes and Bottarga

A rewarding weekend trip to the “sacred town” of the Greek Revolution and its famous lake. Though often overlooked by tourists, Messolongi is just a three-hour drive from Athens and has something for everyone: the history buff, the foodie, the nature lover – and anyone who knows how to appreciate authenticity in all of its […]

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Imia 101: Why is the rocky Aegean islet back in the headlines?

In 1996, Imia was at the epicenter of a rapid escalation that brought Greece and Turkey to the brink of war. Imia, a pair of uninhabited Greek islets Turkey claims are disputed, is the best example of how quickly Turkey’s contentious policies can devolve into armed conflict, destabilizing the region. Below is a brief look […]

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Is a Viable Solution in Cyprus Feasible?

This is the first paper in the ELIAMEP/HALC White Paper Series for the 115th Congress. The post Is a Viable Solution in Cyprus Feasible? appeared first on Hellenic American Leadership Council. Read original article » Source: Hellenic Leaders

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A quest for power: Erdogan’s attack on human rights

The failed coup attempt this summer accelerated Turkey’s descent into political instability and irrationality as President Erdogan initiated a deep purge of state institutions, cracking down on political opponents and free speech. Erdogan’s disregard for the rule of law and human rights reached record highs last year, as Turkish “democracy” shrivels away in the face […]

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The Incredible Blue Caves of Greece

Discover the natural wonder that is Greece’s caves, which turn blue when the light hits the water  Greece has a plethora of natural wonders, and the country’s famous blue caves are no exception. These are the best places where sun, sea and earth combine to create a wondrous spectacle – which is also very photogenic. […]

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There is No Wrong Way to Have a Body

The number of people out there who judge each other on body appearance makes me incredibly sad. This person is too fat, that person is too skinny, and everyone else is either too bulky, not muscular enough, eating too much, not eating enough, doing the wrong kind of exercise, has a stomach roll, has gross […]

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Why Greece Is the Next Health Destination

We reveal the country’s true potential as a medical and wellness tourism destination.  When you need to spend four hours a day on dialysis during your vacation, you want to make sure that the other 20 will be perfect. This is exactly what 45-year-old Edinburgh patient D.S. was looking for after suffering acute kidney failure […]

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