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Inez & Vinoodh ode to Greece graces WSJ’s holiday edition

Like a holiday gift destined to stay an all-time classic Inez & Vinoodh’s latest editorial for Wall Street Journal pits the fashion trends against the “otherworldly tableau of the Temple of Poseidon”.
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Jennifer Aniston: Hollywood’s goddess on her joys of being Greek

 

“”Your skin is like no other. You must have Greek in you” says Jennifer Aniston to Amy Sedaris, both proud icons in their own field in her latest, quite stunning, Harper’s Bazzar. Read more

An ode to Tinos

An ode to Tinos

“Famous for Orthodox pilgrimages to the Church of Panagia Evangelistria in the main town of Chora, many travellers bypass Tinos, imagining it to be overrun with religious fanatics. In fact, just a few miles in either direction exposes the true nature of this enchanting and unique island: one of decorative dovecotes—remnants of the Venetians, decrepit windmills, and around 50 active villages. And the beaches. And the waves. And the food” writes Vogue’s Alison Beckner.
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A toast to The Guardian’s beast beach bars Greece has to offer

A toast to The Guardian’s beast beach bars Greece has to offer

“Step out of the sea and straight into one of these drinking dens, many offering top-notch food and cocktails – plus a party atmosphere after sundown” writes The Guardian’s Rachel Howard who explored Greece’s best beach bars for this summer.
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Alexandra Shulman’s body positive Greek summer

In another take on the #bikinigate Alexandra Shulman, the former editor of British Vogue who is vacationing in Greece, has been praised online for promoting body positivity.

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Milos is a monumental act go imagination for Condé Nast Traveller

Milos is a monumental act go imagination for Condé Nast Traveller

Condé Nast Traveller “Among the Islands of the Cyclades, even of the world, Milos stands luminously in the history of art” writes Timothy O’Grady in his latest travelogue for CNT.

“Not because a great artist came from here, or was inspired by it, but rather because of a chance discovery in its soil” he continues, obviously referring to Olivier Voutier’s discovery of the Venus de Milo, “the entrancing star of the Louvre” and her “mystique, serenity, timelessness and ease with her own beauty”. Then O’Grady pens an ode to Milos.
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Condé Nast Traveller’s 10 best European beaches are in

Condé Nast Traveller’s 10 best European beaches are in

“Exposure to sunlight increases levels of vitamin D which has wide-ranging health benefits and is essential for strong bones” claimed a new study and who are we to argue. So grab your stylish light wardrobe for summer, enter the swimwear competition and expose yourself to the sun with Conde Nast Traveller’s latest beast European beach report. Read more

How to travel in unforgettable ways by Sofía Sanchez de Betak

How to travel in unforgettable ways by Sofía Sanchez de Betak

Sofía Sanchez de Betak, aka Barrenechea, is a woman we relate to. The  Buenos Aires born, New York based, art director and fashion consultant style icon, ‘model influencer’, red carpet beauty has been named among the Best Dressed Women by Vogue Magazine countless times and she is highly regarded as one the 10 most influential women of Argentina, together with the country’s First Lady and the Vice-President. Read more

La Biennale: Greece’s Pavilion a must-see in Venice’s humane art fair

“Over the course of one week in May, hundreds of the world’s wealthiest people converge on Venice for a bacchanal of openings, parties, and receptions that revolve around the commencement of the 57th International Art Exhibition, an ostensibly not-for-profit art show that’s known colloquially as the Venice Biennale” reports Bloomberg on the art fair that makes or breaks an artist. Read more

Leonard Cohen’s Greek years

Leonard Cohen will be missed. The gentleman and poet, passed away at age 82 and a very specific piece of Greek land, a haven of his, Hydra mourns. “I was writing novels, putting books of poems together” Cohen reminisced in a 1988 BBC interview filmed in his Hydra hilltop house. “We’d get up early, and have breakfast, and I’d go to work… I think I was on speed too, so I wasn’t eating very much.” Read more