If we had these 365 days flash before our eyes, those that would remain in our memories would not be the days that burned up in political fever, but those that gave a platform to everyday heroes.
Since departing on our global trip we have covered the equivalent of 40 000 miles, which is almost twice around the equator, visiting 4 continents, 12 countries and 40 cities - and we're only getting started.
Whether you're looking to have a romantic getaway with your significant other, or simply cut travel expenses (and annoyances? maybe we're going too far...), there are plenty of destinations best suited for couples.
The Cycladic islands are the reason why most people's first reaction to the statement, "I'm going to Greece," is, "Take me with you!" Can they be blamed?
This is a story about a demanding ambassador's wife, who was "an ogre and an alcoholic," a demanding ambassador, and a cat in Vienna which in 1968 almost caused a military crisis.
In 2004, Gianna Angelopoulos was the president of the organizing committee for the Olympic Games taking place in Athens. She was the woman who inspired our small country to create something big and magnificent and send the world one simple message: that when Greeks work together, they can only succeed.
If Greece continues to refuse to deal with the NPL problem, it is only a matter of time before the Europeans simply cut the Greeks off completely.
Question ... "When is the tipping point?" Do you recognize it before it happens or only after? Has Greece already tipped over? The current governme...
"Aren't you thinking about leaving Greece?" the Greek-American university lecturer asked me over dinner, corroborating his suggestion with tales of young Greeks who excel abroad, having managed to build a "real" future, at a moment when, back in Greece, most of their peers see none for themselves.
In the Greek Islands, they are known for their grilled octopus, but before they can be seasoned and grilled, they must be tenderized.
I recently visited Greece, and found myself face to face with the marvelous place that attracted more than 26 million tourists this year from all ov...
After serving for two challenging years in the chaos of a war zone as the Deputy Chief of Mission in Iraq, I received word that I would become the next Ambassador to Greece. To be quite honest, I had mixed feelings.
Unless these frightening measures are eased, a social upheaval, triggered by exponential rises in unemployment, will continue undermining for the foreseeable future the entire spectrum of human rights in Greece.
If the Greek government had any courage or stature, it would reject this migratory grotesque created by Europe and America with a loud "No!" and point the refugees abroad, putting them on a direct path to the United Kingdom, France and the United States, the perpetrators of this tragedy.
Most of these new arrivals, while thankful for reaching dry land safely, are exhausted, wet and frightened. IRC counselors and translators do their best to address their concerns and answer questions. Some of the most common questions aid workers get are also the most unexpected.
Many know that Greece created democracy but, until now, few people realize that the Greeks played a crucial role saving it during World War II and Hitler's Holocaust.