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Nicking the style of David Sedaris

I hand David Sedaris his book. It has a yellow post-it note poking out with my name on it for the author to copy. My new friend Roger and I …

Life

The world is your oyster when you have a Greek passport

Greek passport holders can give themselves a pat on the back because they have in their possession one of the most travel-friendly documents in the world today. According to the …

Life

Greek restaurant says thanks to staff by sending them on an all-expenses-paid holiday to Domenican Republic

After six decades in business, the owners of Le Grec in Trois Rivieres, Montreal, could not help but show their appreciation towards the workers. Brother-sister duo Dimitris and Ioanna Yannopoulos …

News

UK budget carrier plots big expansion of flights to Greece for summer tourist season

British low-cost airline Jet2 has added half a million more seats and is to expand its flights to to Greece by more than 50 percent during the European summer months. …

Life

Hellenic Navy completes first stage of dives to video historic shipwrecks

The Hellenic Navy General Staff has completed its first phase of diving activity to investigate and record the current state of historic Navy shipwrecks in the seas of Skaramanga, the …

Life

Meatless yiros anyone?

When Greek-Australian Anastasia Lavrentiadis, a vegan diet influencer, decided in 2017 to conjure up her own version of a meatless plant-based yiros, she never anticipated that in just two years, …

Life

The people of Anogeia, Crete, pray for suffering to end in ‘distant Australia’

Anogeia is a village that is no stranger to disasters. Twice in its history it was razed to the ground first by the Turks in 1866 and then in 1944 …

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WHAT’S ON Guide: Greek-inspired events across Australia, 9 January onward

THEOFANIA MELBOURNE To mark Epiphany Day, the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Australia is calling on members of the community to turn out for the annual celebration in Port Melbourne. A …

Features

Idyllic world that draws the stars to Greece

Greece with its fabulous summer weather, sparkling waters and numerous islands has long been a magnet for the rich and famous. 1 TOM HANKS AND RITA WILSON This Hollywood power …

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Church is focal point of Greek community in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

The foundation stone of Bulawayo’s Greek Orthodox church, St John the Baptist, was laid down in 1934 and was consecrated by the first Greek Orthodox archbishop for southern Africa, Archbishop …