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The veritable, irresistible, Mastic cocktails thriving in US

Posted by moodhacker on May 14, 2017 at 5:15 AM Comments comments (0)




The veritable wonder resin has been distilled into alcoholic spirits, called mastiha, since around 600 BC, providing a refreshingly sweet, light taste with an aromatic woodiness (with notes of tree bark) and a nutty finish

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Greece's Olive Oil thrived in US 2017 Awards.."with a sense of Immortality"

Posted by moodhacker on May 9, 2017 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)





Greek olive oil producers had their best performance to date at the New York International Olive Oil Competition (NYIOOC), this year,  more than tripling last year’s success rate, and taking home more awards than ever before, which included 46 awards in total and 20 of those Gold.  As well, in the Los Angele Extra Virgin Oliv...

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The Holy Fire Miracle and the Scientific Research

Posted by moodhacker on April 10, 2017 at 3:55 PM Comments comments (0)




At Easter 2008, the Russian physicist Andrey Volkov,1 Associate Professor in Mechanics of Materials, was appointed head of a scientific mission which aimed at investigating the miracle of the Holy Fire. The project was organized by Professor Alexander Moskovsky, for the needs of a documentary dedicated to the role of mirac...

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#LuxuryTravel returning to its roots, and #Greece's landscape

Posted by moodhacker on April 7, 2017 at 7:45 AM Comments comments (0)



And the Luxury is... View !


The Luxury Greece With A View  

While city views are entirely dependent on mankind’s ability to build structures and turn buildings into art and entire cityscapes into neon-lit brig...

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Playing Life and Death in #Knossos, the first draughtboard in the world #AncientGreece

Posted by moodhacker on April 3, 2017 at 5:40 AM Comments comments (0)



Knossos game is the ancient board game discovered by Evans in the Palace of Knossos and goes back to 1600 BC. It is a "race game", but at the same time something more.


It portrays an ancient symbolism about life and the trip to Hades with a re...

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The #HotelBrain multiple 2017 #Tourism Awards

Posted by moodhacker on March 31, 2017 at 2:15 PM Comments comments (0)



In a memorable week, HotelBrain and the hotels under its management received a total of 16 accolades in recognition of its excellence in hospitality and many other achievements tourism award categories.

 

The Greek hotel management and consulting company and its partners picked up a total of 10 awards — five gold, three silver and two bronze awards — at the...

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The Cosmopolitan, more than Athens, Ancient Lesvos

Posted by moodhacker on March 26, 2017 at 8:10 AM Comments comments (0)




Greece was made up of many city-states, each of which operated as individual communities and not as a unified government. The island of Lesvos was more cosmopolitan than the city of Athens


Lesvos was an international trading center that shipped wine throug...

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#Wellness Baths, Today's #Spa, original #Greek since Antiquity

Posted by moodhacker on March 25, 2017 at 5:20 AM Comments comments (0)

Three young women bathing. Side B from an Attic red-figure stamnos, 440–430 BC.



Greek Baths

Bathing was a practice familiar to the Greeks of both sexes from the earliest times, both in fresh water and salt.

Thus, Nausicaa, daughter of Alcinous, king of P...

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First #MedicalTourism in the world was #Greek

Posted by moodhacker on March 25, 2017 at 4:00 AM Comments comments (0)





Medical tourism dates back thousands of years to when Greek pilgrims traveled from all over the Mediterranean to the small territory in the saronic gulf called Epidauria. Epidauria became the original travel destination for medical tourism.  Spa towns and sa...

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Smells like..Athens! This is Greece by your Senses

Posted by moodhacker on March 18, 2017 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

 

BY ALEXIA AMVRAZI, Athensguide




.....Visiting the sights in Greece can also create an aroma-experience. Surrounding the Acropolis are caves where earth, wind and fire meet and...

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Meet ToposText app, the Digital Humanities Awards 2016

Posted by moodhacker on March 1, 2017 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (0)



The webpage and application ToposText won first place in the “Best Use of Digital Humanities for Public Engagement” at the "Digital Humanities Awards 2016”, the Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation announced on Tuesday.


The innovative tool, available to download for free, allows users to...

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