The notion of the "good life" can be viewed as the human quest for meaning, a formidable challenge that involves both making a living and making a life that really matters, that has significance.
Back when I was a kid my birth country wasn't the land of debt defaults and massive layoffs, but it was already a very strange and extremely individualistic society.
Color is coming back to the now-independent free-market democracy. A bit of the Balkan Peninsula, it's only slightly larger than Maryland. But there's variety inside that space, including a mountain-studded interior and an unspoiled Adriatic coastline.
Once again, the people of Boston demonstrated, individually and collectively, that they are a true beacon of hope and inspiration for the nation and the world.
With it's picturesque villages, laid-back lifestyle and world-famous cuisine, it's no wonder that the Mediterranean has been a go-to destination for summertime travelers for years. Here's a list of the top hidden beaches, tucked away in secluded corners and closely guarded by locals.
The most memorable moments were spent kayaking in the morning, taking a swim around the boat or stopping off on small beautiful islands as we made our way down to Bodrum.
It will definitely be a lean Easter! But what is Easter for us Greek Orthodox?
Sixty-eight years after the liberation of Bergen-Belsen, 68 years after the end of the Holocaust, we may not ignore a disturbing resurgence of racist and neo-fascist political groups in at least three countries that belong to both the European Union and NATO.
I feel shame, disgust and horror for what happened in New Manolada, Greece this week. I feel I must apologize for the Greek monsters who blindly opene...
Trapped by the relentless demands of its northern European partners, Greece has become a disturbing model of idleness and stagnation.
I hesitate to call Plato "divine" not because I have any doubts about his being a godlike Greek thinker, but because of the prejudice of our twenty-fi...
With Taleee's Consensus Engine technology we've scoured the Web and social media and tallied up traveler opinion to bring these five gems that you may want to consider for that great summer vacation,
In Greece,volunteering is traditionally expressed through family, local community and the church. Now there are more people engaging in community service through civil society groups responding to critical issues, including health, social services, employment and more.
The state and the market have long been in a tug of war in East-Central Europe. The Communists were not the first political force to recommend that the state play a much larger role in the economy.
The role of the Troika in bailing out governments and banks is nothing new, but the solutions put forward by EU leaders to improve the Cypriot crisis seem to be founded on little foresight, and without regard for the tragic mistakes of the past few years.
These interesting times, it seems obvious, exert enormous pressure for most of the countries in the east Mediterranean and the Middle East to make historic, almost existential, choices.