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Dr. Costas Vlassis Named New Greek Diaspora Minister

The important post of Deputy Foreign Minister responsible for Worldwide Hellenism and the Greek Diaspora is now held by Arcadia MP Dr. Costas Vlassis. The appointment was made public on Saturday evening. The 44-year old doctor graduated from the Medical...

Greek Coffee Shop With No Staff Serves up a Side of History (video)

Greece's Peloponnesian countryside is truly mesmerizing in its beauty and diversity. It varies from gorgeous wild, craggy mountains to long sandy beaches and crystal-clear waters. Arcadia, in the very center of the Peloponnesian Peninsula, is especially famous for its mountainous...

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of Greece's Arcadia Region

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in the Peloponnesian district of Arcadia, southern Greece, just three hours by automobile from Athens. The picturesque village is at an altitude of 1000 meters (3,280 feet) which means it can see...

The Parthenon of the Peloponnese Towers Over Mountains of Arcadia (video)

They call it the "Parthenon of the Peloponnese." The columned temple of Apollo Epicurius is as beautiful as the Parthenon in Athens, as it rises within the sanctuary of Bassae in the mountains of Arcadia. Near the border of Messinia prefecture, the...

10 Reasons to Visit the Peloponnese Region of Greece This Summer

Located at just about a 1-hour drive from Athens, the Peloponnese region offers many different historical sites, culture and beauty to tourists looking for a spectacular trip in Greece. There are many reasons why this region of Greece is...

On the Road in Greece: Comedy in Tripoli, Arcadia

Educators are dedicated and serious on improving the quality of life in Greece. It is not a job to them. It is a ministry. The Theatrical Group of the Primary Education Teachers Arcadia presented the comedy "not me" (Den...

University of California Praises Medicinal Qualities of Arcadian Olive

Olive oil from the villages of mountainous Olympia, at the Peloponnese, comes from a special brand of olive known as Horaitiki and has a characteristic bitter taste. A study by the University of California found that the olive oil from...