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You found paradise… in Skopelos!

Have you ever visited Greece? And by Greece, I do not mean Mykonos or Santorini that many people want to visit because of their cosmopolitan atmosphere, their blue and white houses, and their crowded beaches. Greece has over 6.000 islands out of which only 277 are inhabited. I would love to start writing about Greece’s beauties, but I will focus only on one island, my paradise, Skopelos.   Skopelos, in my […]

todayApril 27, 2020 303


The Tragic Story of the Four Greeks Who Perished on the Titanic

By Tasos Kokkinidis Each year on April 15, hundreds of different stories are related about the most famous maritime tragedy in modern history. It was on this day in 1912 that the Titanic, the largest British passenger liner ever constructed, sank in the North Atlantic Ocean after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City. Of the estimated 2,224 passengers and crew aboard, more […]

todayJanuary 23, 2020 577


Greek Songs That Became Huge International Hits

The international music industry finally seemed to take its first notice of Greece during the turbulent decade of the 1960’s. International singers gave new, modern twists to the unique melodies of the country, while portraying an image of Greece as a sunny Mediterranean country with open-hearted, smiling, hospitable people who enjoyed life to the fullest. This decade, known as one of the most prolific eras of popular music, marks the first time […]

todayDecember 26, 2018 372


First Post-War Greek Beauty Queen Dies at 83

Daisy Mavraki, crowned as Greece’s 1952 “Star Hellas” died on Thursday in Athens aged 83. Mavraki, born in Crete, was voted the most beautiful Greek woman in the the first beauty contest held in the Greek capital after the end of the Second World War. The glamorous ceremony, held at the luxurious Grand Britannia Hotel on Syntagma Square, was attended by Athenian high society, including the Prime Minister at the […]

todayDecember 25, 2018 286


Hollywood Stars Shoot Nude Scene on the Streets of Athens

Sebastian Stan, best known for playing grim “Winter Soldier” Bucky Barnes in Marvel’s Avengers films, braved the Athens chill on Monday night to film a racy scene from his forthcoming film. The 36-year-old actor was joined by an equally-nude Denise Gough, 38, who clung to Stan for warmth as they seemed to speed along on a yellow scooter around Athens. The scooter actually was mounted on the back of a […]

todayDecember 24, 2018 582