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Xenia Exhibitions – Conferences S.A., (www.xenia.gr) Greece’s leading annual hotel and restaurant supplies and services exhibition, announced that it will be collaborating with “Destsetters” (www.destsetters.com) LGBT Travel Marketing and Destination Development in its upcoming 44th annual xenia exhibition in 2013. Read more
Tilos © Tilos Prefecture/ GNTO
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Ancient Olympia, July 20, 1936, 12 noon: The Olympic Flame is alight for the very first time by the Greek sun at the sacred and historic site of Ancient Olympia.
Ever since, the unique event of the Flame Lighting Ceremony has acted as herald for the Olympic Games worldwide. The Sacred Flame travels the country where the games are to be held and burns for as long as the Olympic Games last, as a strong reminder of the land that gave birth to them. Read more
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It is our strong belief that Greek cuisine has four secrets: good quality of fresh ingredients, correct use of flavourings (herbs) and spices, the famous Greek olive oil and simplicity.
During a recent trip to Crete, Daniel Noll and Audrey Scott explored the island of Crete. They both had the opportunity to discover the diversity of food in Crete and as they say: “When it comes to Cretan food, you could say it features the three F’s: freshness, fragrance and family.”
In a recent article on Uncornered Market they write:
Cretan cuisine is one of foundation, not of complicated sauces. Its strength lies in the quality and freshness of its ingredients, the use of wild herbs and greens, and purity of taste. And not to be forgotten, the copious use of olive oil, Crete’s liquid gold.
We’ll touch on the ingredients and philosophy of Cretan food before diving into some of our favorite appetizers and sides, mains, desserts and drinks — and where we consumed them. The goal: so you don’t come to Crete looking only for gyros and souvlaki.
Let’s dig in!
Read the complete article here