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  • How we remember our dead: a coin to an E-tomb
    How we remember our dead: a coin to an E-tomb
    A grave is the product of birth, life, and death. How we remember the deceased has varied in time, with personal, religious, cultural, and practical symbolism.Archeologists have discovered evidence of flowers being placed on graves in prehistoric...
  • SAWA meets with City Hall
    Update to situation at Santorini Animal Welfare Association shelter
    Some good news! There is now a Facebook update from the Santorini Animal Welfare Association (SAWA). As reported yesterday, the only road to the shelter washed out during a storm and the group could no longer get food and water to the animals. A...
  • Santorini Animal Welfare Associatin
    Santorini Animal Welfare Association shelter needs immediate help
    The Santorini Animal Welfare Association (SAWA) is facing a difficult situation because the President (Mayor) of the village of Karterados, the municipality near where the shelter is located, has been locked in a battle with the shelter for over a...
  • The Two Faces of January
    'The Two Faces of January' Movie Review
    One of the highlights of ‘The Two Faces of January’ is the time period the story is set. Based on a Patricia Highsmith novel, this old school thriller takes place in 1962. It predates technology like the Internet and mobile phones....
  • 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...