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Savoring Life of the Arcadian Land

Father of medicine Hippocrates said “let food be thy medicine” more than 2,400 years ago. One’s immune system needs natural food to produce internal medicine to keep us healthy. Greek cuisine, natural and unprocessed, is the basis of the...

Arcadian Expats Offer Computers to Greek Special-Needs Schools

Arcadian members of the Greek Diaspora have offered computers and an air conditioner to special-needs schools in Tripoli, southern Greece, after raising money in a fundraiser dance which took place during the International Pan-arcadian Conference, proving once again that...

Reopening of Tegea's Archaeological Museum

The Archaeological Museum of Tegea, the most powerful city in ancient Arcadia, Peloponnese, will be reopening its doors to the public. The museum is full of antiquities and ancient artifacts. The exhibition will be divided in four galleries. Gallery 1 will showcase artifacts...

One of the World's Largest Arch Bridges Built in Greece

According to Infrastructure and Transportation Minister Michalis Chrisochoidis’ announcement on Wednesday, August 27, the new arch bridge in Tsakona, at the borders of Messinia and Arcadia, will be ready within 2014. The Tsakona bridge will be the second largest in Greece, after...

Tripoli Highway Named For Theodorakis

Noted Greek composer Mikis Theodorakis now has another honor: a major road in the Peloponnesian city of Tripoli will bear his name. It is a section of the newly-constructed highway of the new section of the suburban road of...

Ongoing fires in Crete, Korinthos and Arcadia

A big fire that has started around noon today in Kerame village close to Plakia in Rethymnon is threatening houses and is destroying crops, grassland and forest vegetation. According to the fire department, the settlement of Agallianos has escaped...