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So much blue and a narrow strip of land emerging. This image is the definition of a Cycladic island. Liberating simplicity. Two colors for two words: nostos and algos. Nostalgia*  * The Greek word for “return” is nostos. Algos means “suffering.” So nostalgia is the suffering caused by an unappeased yearning to return.”  Milan Kundera, […]

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  • Lefteris Atherinos28/07/2014 - 7:47 pm

    Nostalgia: Like the portuguese- galician: “saudade” or “morriña”ReplyCancel

A Cycladic food festival in Athens! How cool is that?  This Friday, Saturday and Sunday, in Athens, at the Benaki Museum -Pireos, will take place the second Gastronomy Days Festival: exploring the contemporary identity of Greek tastes which establishes its existence in the perpetuation and preservation of a cultural-gastronomic tradition of thousands of years. Three days […]

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  • Eleni K. Tamarisko11/05/2014 - 9:21 pm

    Bravo Maria!

of an island I didn’t drive before moving to the island. Why drive, when there are trains and buses, the metro, hundreds of taxis and always people around when you decide to take a walk? In an island, driving is essential. More essential than an electrical blanket, which is, believe me, on the top five […]

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From Cannes to Santorini Yiannis Kioroglou, one of the most prominent Greek Chefs and the creative mind that brought a grecian breeze into the kitchen of La Guerite restaurant in Cannes, is also the Executive Chef of Mylos restaurant in Santorini. Aegeanpan’s photographer C. Drazos had the pleasure to meet him and photograph some of his exquisite plates.  We thought it […]

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  • Sandipo Olga Vlachou29/04/2014 - 11:39 am