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Reading Greece: Walking Crete

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)  A new book, titled “Hikes, Walks, and Rambles in Western Crete: A Guide” was recently published about exploring western Crete on foot.   The useful guide is written by Angelos Assariotakis and Yannis Kornaros and reflects their enthusiasm for the less-trodden paths of their native Crete and a practical approach to walking. As dedicated mountaineers, the two authors have walked and scrambled every step of the paths they suggest in their guide. The guide includes small maps of each of the 51 suggested routes and information tables about the level of difficulty, the terrain, the duration, the availability of the water and other useful information for the lovers of trekking. Athens Plus: A new guide to walking in western Crete (10.07.09)

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Athens Plus: New weekly English-Language Newspaper

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)   The English edition of Kathimerini Daily offers a new weekly English-language newspaper – Athens Plus (www.athensplus.gr).  The paper, now in its 19th edition, is published by International Herald Tribune and Kathimerini SA aims to provide “the most comprehensive and up-to-date guide to what is happening in Athens as well as across the whole country.” “From island beaches to mainland peaks, from festivals and museums to the stock exchange, from boardrooms to soccer brawls, from book fairs to Parliament, our journalists are keen to share this knowledge with you,” the editor stated.

Σας Kαλούμε να Γνωρίσετε την Ελλάδα / We Invite you to Explore Greece

Η GREECE IN WORLD (www.GreeceInWorld.com) μετά από πολυετή συλλογή στοιχείων και ερευνών έχει πλέον ανοίξει τις πόρτες της στον παγκόσμιο ιστό. Έχει σκοπό την προβολή της Ελλάδας, να γνωρίσει στους υποψήφιους επισκέπτες, την ιστορία, τον πολιτισμό, τα ήθη και έθιμα, τα αξιοθέατα, τις φυσικές καλλονές της και την πανάρχαια φιλοξενία των Ελλήνων. Το έργο της απευθύνεται σε όλους που Αγαπούν την Ελλάδα :
Μέσω της ελληνικής γλώσσας, στους Έλληνες που κατοικούν στην Ελλάδα και στους ελληνόφωνους απόδημους Έλληνες.
Μέσω της αγγλικής γλώσσας, στο παγκόσμιο κοινό που κάνει χρήση του διαδικτύου, και στους απόδημους Έλληνες δεύτερης και τρίτης γενιάς, που έχουν σαν πρώτη γλώσσα την Αγγλική.
Μέσω της ρωσικής γλώσσας, στους κατοίκους της Ρωσίας και στους κατοίκους όλων των χωρών της πρώην Σοβιετικής ένωσης, που ομιλούν σαν δεύτερη γλώσσα την ρωσική.
Μέσω της κινέζικής γλώσσας, στους κατοίκους της Κίνας .
Η ιστοσελίδα της τώρα είναι πλοηγήσιμη σε 4 γλώσσες Ελληνικά, Αγγλικά, Ρωσικά και Κινέζικα, σύντομα θα είναι πλοηγήσιμη και σε άλλες 14 γλώσσες.
ENGLISH
http://www.GreeceinWorld.com after a long term research and data collection is now available in the World Wide Web.
Our goal is to promote Greece and to inform potential visitors about, history, culture, sightseeing, natural beauty, and the ancient hospitality of Greeks.
http://www.GreeceinWorld.com address anyone who loves Greece.
• Through Greek language, to native Greeks and Greeks abroad
• Through English language, to the international audience of the World Wide Web.
• Through Russian language to all the Russians and Russian speaking residents of the former USSR
• Through Chinese language to all China residents.
http://www.GreeceinWorld.com is currently available in those 4 languages and will soon be available in 14 more!

Modern Greek Cookery

(GREEK NEWS AGENDA)    In her article “It’s all Greek for me” (The Age, 22.04.2008 ) about avant-garde chef George Calombaris’ first cookbook, “The Press Club, Modern Greek Cookery,” Jane Faulkner writes “this talented young gun has changed the face of Greek food in Melbourne.” Calombaris mixes his cultural heritage, classical training and a love for modern cooking techniques to produce a unique cuisine. He was awarded with “Best Chef” and his restaurant, “The Press Club,” won “Best New Restaurant” in the “Age Good Food Guide” of 2008. For what seems to be the first modern Greek cookbook, Calombaris says he tried to give his interpretation of Greek cuisine “soul, elegance, substance, and technique.”  Secretariat General for Information: World Media on Greece-Hellenic Culture Abroad-Greek Cuisine