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Once famous for its sprawl, noise, graffiti and pollution, Athens has been cleaning up its act. New driving laws, along with a marvelous subway system, have made the city less congested. While it used to turn my hanky black in a day, the air now seems much cleaner. And while before, it felt as though there was one blade of grass for each of the city’s 3 million cars, today it’s much more people-friendly, with welcoming pedestrian streets and squares filled with benches, inviting…See More
For more than a thousand years (330-1453 AD) the Byzantine Empire was the eye of the entire world -- the origin of great literature, fine art, military power and modern government. Heir to Greece and Rome, the Byzantine Empire was also the first Christian empire. Now, after a year of filming on three continents, TLC unlocks this ancient civilization, spanning 11 centuries and three continents. Pass through the gates of Constantinople, explore the magnificent Cathedral of Hagia Sophia and see…See More
2015 is right around the corner and this beautiful Greek Vegan Calendar Cookbook is a perfect holiday gift. Click here > http://thegreekvegan.com/product/2015-calendar < for complete details and order form. The CALENDAR COOKBOOK includes 25 gorgeous, glossy, full color pages of the top 12 most popular recipes from Kiki the Greek Vegan with a different food photo and recipe every month.
Author Aurelia Smeltz will take you on a journey to the sweet spots of Greece! (www.sweetspotsofgreece.blogspot.com) ... a journey through some of the most beautiful landscapes of Greece ... wanderings through the less traveled mainland and islands of Greece ... a pilgrimage into the deep vistas of the land of the gods Aurelia describes herself as a “Fabulist” and has this to say about her writing: As a writer I am a Fabulist—a person who loves and relates fables. I…See More
Great article by Manos Hatzimalonas who is a psychologist, communications consultant and founder of The Philotimo Foundation. What's in this word that may hold a secret for a person, or a whole nation? A word mostly unknown to non-Greeks suddenly gains international momentum through a video produced by a US based organization championing the catalytic role played by Greece during WWII. The video features accomplished Greek Americans attempting to define what is referred to as "The…See More
Greek Americans from the "Greatest Generation" have some amazing stories to share with the community. Read about US Navy veteran George J. Nastav's experiences on the USS Princeton aircraft carrier in this article and share your stories with us at www.myparea.com so we can honor those who served.See More