UN urges EU to step up support for Greece

“In a world and in a context that has become very closed and hostile to refugees, Greece has been exemplary.” These were the words of UN High Commissioner for Refugees Filippo Grandi during his second official visit to Greece this year. While he praised Greece and the Greek people for their selfless response to the refugee […]

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Check-in on the roofs of Athens’ hotels

The hotels in Athens put their privileged height and location to good use and invite us for a walk on their atmospheric terraces. The first stop of our “flight” above Athens is the “Galaxy Bar and Restaurant” of the Athens Hilton, for creative cocktails and dinner in the restaurant. The cocktail tradition continues with an […]

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Kalamata: a lively summer city worth discovering

Built on the Messinian Gulf in southern Peloponnese, with the sea being a key component of its DNA as a travel destination, Kalamata is a city full of life that has undergone a total “lifting” as far as its hotel and restaurant scene is concerned. Especially after it was short-listed for the title of European […]

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Antiparos, from hippie to hip

Even as one of the smaller islands in the Cyclades, Antiparos has a well know name. Little sister of the far larger neighbor island Paros, is being described as friendly with a relaxing atmosphere and is a beloved destination for many. Even the taxi driver taking you to the port if your start destination is  Athens/Pireaus, will most likely […]

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No Bake Coconut Date Energy Balls

Energy balls are pretty much the perfect snack, don’t you think? Today I’m sharing one of my favorite energy ball recipes with you guys. It only requires four ingredients, and you can whip up an entire batch in less than ten minutes! No Bake Coconut Date Energy Balls Makes 12-16 bites Ingredients 2 cups dates, pitted […]

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7th Tinos Jazz Festival: Tinos Loves Rio – A great celebration of Brazil & jazz

Unique concerts, colorful events in various spots of the island, music stars, among them famous international artists, such as Jaques Morelenbaum, Paula Morelenbaum, Ze Namen, contributed to the great success of the 7th Tinos Jazz Festival this year, which was dedicated to Brazilian Jazz that spread its “colors” all over the island. This year’s Festival, […]

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Migrant crisis in Greece intensifies as Turkey threatens to unravel deal

Since the EU and Turkey reached a deal in March to manage the flow of migrants crossing from Turkey to Greece, the number of arrivals has dropped significantly. As a result, the immediate focus of Europe has shifted elsewhere. Greece, however, continues to bear the brunt of the crisis. It is faced with the daunting […]

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Rep. Bilirakis & Rep. Maloney demand NBC correction on FYROM

Co-chairs of the Congressional Caucus on Hellenic issues, Representatives Gus Bilirakis (FL) and Carolyn Maloney (NY), wrote to the CEO of NBC Universal today drawing his attention the inaccuracies in NBC’s coverage of the Olympics: Stephen B. Burke Chief Executive Officer NBC Universal 30 Rockefeller Plaza New York, NY 10112 Dear Mr. Burke: We are […]

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15 Store Bought Foods You Can Start Making at Home

As Tim and I have become more comfortable in the kitchen over the past few years, we’ve definitely started making more food at home from scratch instead of buying the store-bought versions. There are a few reasons we like to do this: The main reason we’ve stopped buying so many pre-made items at the grocery store […]

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Europe needs a growth strategy

Italy is making the case that the EU should allow it to increase public spending to stimulate growth: Italy is preparing to negotiate a new deal with the EU that will allow it to reject the politics of austerity and boost public spending in an urgent bid to rescue its crumbling economy. New figures released on […]

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