106-Year-Old Greek Yiayia Prays For the Whole World Every Day
At 106 years of age, a Greek yiayia, or grandmother, named Anthi Katsouli stands in her yard every single day and prays for the entire world. Born in the village of Katarraktis in the region of Arta in Epirus in...
The Unparalleled Beauty of Tzoumerka Cave
The cave in Tzoumerka, Epirus is one of the most impressive and most visited natural wonders of Greece and an ideal destination all year round.
Epirus Trail: The Greek Mountain Adventure of Culture, History, and Beauty
The Epirus Trail which boasts an initial length of 370 km (230 miles), is a mountain adventure that crosses Epirus, from Mount Grammos to the Tzoumerka mountain range. The longest hiking trail in Greece started taking shape in 2015, thanks...
Restoration of Historic Bridge of Plaka in Epirus Almost Finished (Video)
The restoration of the historic bridge of Plaka, in northwestern Greece, which had collapsed due to heavy rain in 2015 is now almost finished. On Thursday, the last piece of rock was added by the reconstruction group that has been...
Local Priest in Tzoumerka, Greece Teaches Primary Students
A local priest has taken on the role of a teacher at the primary school of Matsouki village, in Tzoumerka, Epirus, as the school has been left without a proper teacher for several days now. Despite the efforts made by...
Bulgaria Warns Greece on River Levels
Bulgarian civil protection authorities have sent a warning to Greece and Turkey regarding the dangerously rising levels of rivers Maritsa, Tundzha and Ardas, in the country's south east. The urgent note issued earlier today informed the neighboring countries of a...
Leaving Athens to Take Over the Family Business
Kalarites is a village located on the Tzoumerka mountain in north-western Greece, which during the winter months seems to be forgotten by everyone. There, in the heart of the village, is a small traditional coffee shop that dates back 174 years. Its...
Tsarouhi Makers Lost In Time
A pair of tsarouhia hanging on the wall of a shoe repair store in a beautiful traditional alley in the old market of Ioannina, was the occasion to meet with one of the last tsarouhi makers in Epirus. The 54-year-old...