In early October Graham and I flew out to Preveza from Manchester to arrive at Nidri where we had arranged to sail for a week. The Thomson Airlines flight was trouble free and we transferred to Nidri which is a town on the coast of the island of Lefkada or Lefkas in the Ionian group of Greek Islands.
The beautiful island of Tinos might be known by most as the Greek island that people from all over Greece visit the renowned Orthodox Church of Panagia Evangelistria. However… today we are showing one aspect of this gorgeous and authentic Greek island that will make you love Greece even more (if that is at all possible!) and want to tie the knot in Greece just like this amazing couple did! Read more
Santa Claus together with Mrs Claus and his five inseparable assistants are on their way to the bright polar star, sitting on their high technology sled of one hundred reindeers and twelve nano-cylinders. Like every year, the famous “builders” set their magical factory, in order for the entire planet to receive freshly made Christmas, which fall gently like a veil of caster sugar over the cities of men. Read more
ATHENS, Greece – Oct. 12, 2014 – Author of romantic comedy Chasing Athens, Marissa Tejada, will be signing special edition books and speaking at Art Links Athens. Tejada’s book launch will be part of week-long parallel events program also featuring international bestselling author of The Island, Victoria Hislop, acclaimed comedienne Katarina Vrana and renowned Greek saxophonist Dimitris Vassilakis.
On Thursday October 16th 2014 at 19:00 the private club Salon de Bricolage (Athens) and the curator Anna Chatzinassiou present at the affiliated private club The Hospital Club in London, a group exhibition titled “Staging the domestic”. The exhibition will last till Sunday December 7th 2014.
Γειά σας tourist!… It is not just a matter of learning the language, but its body language as well!
A learner of Greek myself, I have realized over time that the language loses its meaning if it is not accompanied by body gestures. Greeks make use of gestures a lot in order to reinforce what they say. Thanks to the immersion programs, I have been able to understand the language through semiotics much more. Similarly, I have also adopted some of the most typical Greek gestures – which sometimes I use unconsciously in my home country – as part of my learning process. The Greek semiotic body language cannot be totally understood if there is not any kind of language immersion. Besides, Greeks highly value it every time I say some words in their language as shown by their warm reaction. Just a simple καλημέρα! /kalimera/ (good morning!) makes their day. However, be careful with body language! Why? You’ll see… Read more