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  • London losing its marbles
    London losing its marbles
    By David Stewart WhiteVisitors continue to gaze at the Elgin Marbles in London's British Museum. But they may not for long. The classical marble sculptures once adorned the Acropolis in Athens—and Greece wants them back. The long...
  • Romance calls -- from a cave
    Romance calls -- from a cave -- on the Greek island of Santorini
    How romantic can you get? Imagine honeymooning in a luxury cave on the cliffs of a Greek island 1,000 feet above the bluer-than-blue waters of the Mediterranean. It’s all yours at the Iconic Santorini on the fabled island of Santorini&rsquo...
  • 2014 first-round draft pick Bogdan Bogdanovic leads Serbia’s upset over Greece
    2014 first-round draft pick Bogdan Bogdanovic leads Serbia’s upset over Greece
    Phoenix Suns recent first round draft selection Bogdan Bogdanovic led five players in double-figures as Serbia upset previously unbeaten Greece 90-72 on Sept.7. Serbia will play Brazil on in the quarterfinals on Sept.10.Bogdanovic was 7-of-11 from...
  • Asterias seafood restaurant, Flegra Beach Boutique Apartments
    Asterias: Greek seafood at the new Flegra Beach Hotel
    With tourism to Greece booming in 2014 more visitors are discovering that the season is year round. Even on the northern Greek Macedonian peninsulas of Halkidiki – long a favored summer playground ­– the beachfront Asterias seafood...
  • The Mama Maria
    On board the Mama Maria, Milos, Greece
    Maria is, of course, the mother of brothers Giovanni and Stelios Farinola, owners of the Mama Maria. The sleek white 50-foot yacht is one of many pleasure and commercial fishing craft being readied for a day at sea. The sailing vessel slips...
  • Alexandros Palace Hotel
    The many layers of Greece on Athos
    Hoping off his bicycle, Thomas Aslanidis bounded into the cool lobby of the Alexandros Palace Hotel and Spa on a hot July day in Ouranoupolis. He apologized that his daily ride kept me waiting. We didn’t have an appointment; I was just...
  • Greek Beauty Inspiration
    Beauty Inspirations From Greece featuring Korres and Assouline Publishing
    While summer has unofficially come to a close, many of us are not yet ready to say goodbye to the cinnamon tans, sundresses and leisured beach days. With busy fall schedules ready to go, an exotic getaway may be the only remedy to cure our end of...
  • Hotel Nikopolis, Thessaloniki, Greece
    Hotel Nikopolis is luxury on the Greek Spice Route
    The clear blue water in the immense Hotel Nikopolis pool mirrors the crystal sea of Thessaloniki’s vast harbor. The modern edifice encloses this space on three sides reflecting a reality that the sea is paramount to everything Greek....
  • Best Beaches of Mykonos
    Best Beaches of Mykonos
    When people think of the infamous Greek Island of Mykonos two things come to mind: parties and beaches. With so many beaches on the island it can be hard to decide where to go for the day. Luckily Drishti Yoga Teacher Training recently spent two...
  • Russian sanctions last only a day before country mulls break with U.S. coalition
    Russian sanctions last only a day before country mulls break with U.S. coalition
    Despite all the massive rhetoric that has come out of the Western press over the past few months that new sanctions imposed by Russia would have counter-intuitive effects on the U.S. and on Europe, it only took a single day after specific new...
  • Yoga on Santorini
    Must-Do Activities on Santorini
    Everyone imagines the Greek Islands to be stunning. Of course you've seen the quintessential photos in magazines - white-washed buildings tumbling into the blue Aegean Sea overlooking the caldera, but when you finally experience the magic of...
  • Louis Cristal Cruise: Meeting the owner & exploring the ship
    Louis Cristal Cruise: Meeting the owner & exploring the ship
    ABOARD THE LOUIS CRISTAL - My first day on the Louis Cristal and who should I meet? The charming executive chairman of the cruise company himself.When I sat down for a cocktail and some hors d'oeuvres in the ship’s Horizons Bar,...
  • Cruising aboard the Louis Cristal to Greece & Turkey
    Cruising aboard the Louis Cristal to Greece, Turkey
    (Editor's note: This is the first in a series on a Louis Cristal cruise to Greece & Turkey)When I was in grade school, I was always the kid who eagerly awaited the newest issue of National Geographic magazine. I remember devouring each...
  • An arc at Philippi
    In Greece, Philippi made history
    King Philip II had a wider vision for establishing the new city of Philippi in the 4th century B.C.E. than just another outpost in his expanding Macedonian kingdom. Within sight, across a fertile plain, were the 6,400' Pangaion Hills, already...
  • The Greek island of Ios
    Marrying trends with tradition in Ios dining
    "I want to marry the modern with tradition," says Harris Boukas the young owner of Elia. Like many restaurants in the Greek islands, Elia is housed in a centuries old building yet both the decor and menu cross time, blending grandmother&...