Month: June 2021

Greece: Everything You Need to Know When Travelling in 2021

The beautiful gem of the Mediterranean: Greece, has opened her borders to tourists during the 2021 summer season in a desperate attempt to save the country’s travel and tourism sector recover from the loss suffered due to the pandemic. Greece had a record year with 33 million visitors in 2019, and dropped to just 7 million […]

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14 Awesome Greek Wedding Rituals and Traditions

You know what to expect at a Greek wedding if you grew up in a Greek community or the Greek Orthodox Church. If you’re going to a Greek wedding for the first time, there are some things you should know about the symbolism in an Orthodox ceremony, as well as the customs and traditions that […]

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Greek Husband of Caroline Crouch Confessed to Her Murder

Caroline Crouch’s husband was testifying at GADA late Thursday by Greek police when Babis Anagnostopoulos admitted to committing her gruesome murder on May 11 in their Athens home. He was taken in for questioning a day after he attended a memorial service for the late Caroline Crouch on Alonissos island. Crouch, 20, according to the […]

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Antonio Banderas Will Film “Barracuda” Gangster Movie in Greece

Hollywood star, Antonio Banderas, will shoot his next film, “Barracuda” in Thessaloniki, a gangster film for which the beauotful Thessaloniki city in northern Greece will be transformed into Miami, Florida. Robert Van Norden, the film’s producer,  is currently in the romantic city of Thessaloniki to choose filming locations, which reportedly cost 20 million euros (about […]

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12 Hollywood Celebrities With Greek Roots

We all know that Hollywood has many stars, and some have origin from Greece! Like most of us know the beautiful Greek American Melina Kanakaredes of ‘CSI New York’ that has also starred in movies with Robert Deniro. Moreover, we know the hilarious Hangover star, Zack Galifianakis, who is half Greek, from his dad’s Cretan […]

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99 Greek Brands Awarded at 2021 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition

At this year’s 2021 NYIOOC World Olive Oil Competition, Greek producers and exporters raised the bar once again, this time winning an unprecedented 99 Awards in the competition’s 9th edition, an all-time record high for Greece. With a total of 45 Gold and 54 Silver Awards beating the previous record of 70 awards in 2020. […]

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Stefanos Tsitsipas Makes History as 1st Greek in French Open Final

It is a truly amazing and historic time for Greeks in the world of Tennis. This is the first time that a Greek has made it to the French Open Final. Bravo Super Stefanos Tsitsipas! Bravo to Maria Sakkari No. 17, who made it to the semi final, however, unfortunately lost to Czech Republic’s Krejcikova. […]

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Acropolis Makeover Gets Backlash From Critics

The restoration project on the Acropolis has been met with controversy as critics are accusing the Greek government of ruining the country’s priceless antiquity and cultural icon. Most of the backlash is with a new concrete walkway that was introduced in December, which Syriza leader Alexis Tsipras said constitutes “abuse” of Greece’s most valued archaeological site. […]

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Greece in First Place With A Record High 14 Olive Oil Awards

Sakellaropoulos Organic Farms took 1st place and won 14 awards at the prestigious international olive oil competition, EVO International Olive Oil Competition 2021, held in Italy, setting a new record for Greece. The competition’s sixth edition was held in Palmi, Calabria, from May 15 to 20, 2021. The EVOIOOC competition received a very high score of […]

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Mykonos Prepares to Party Like Before Covid

Mykonos, the best known party island, white houses, blue shutters and scarlet bougainvillea all glimmer in the sun. Two weeks after the country’s official tourist season was declared open, everything is quiet except for the work of bringing the place back to life. Work crews paint luxury shops in the maze-like lanes of the main town, […]

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