The Press Club

The Press Club

What an indulgent experience!  We could not go to Melbourne without going to have the degustation (Kerasma) tasting at The Press Club, owned by George Calombaris.  5 star menu, 5 star service, 5 star surroundings.  This is an experience to experience.  But lets go...
Nostimo Restaurant – Greek Club

Nostimo Restaurant – Greek Club

Walking into Nostimo for a Sunday lunch with Greek music band playing was the perfect start. The atmosphere was very welcoming with a warm greeting from a staff member. We had heard a lot of mixed reviews ourselves on this restaurant, not very good ones either. Most...
Top 5 Restaurants in Oia Santorini

Top 5 Restaurants in Oia Santorini

We visited Santorini over the summer and we spent a week exploring the island. We stayed in Oia for the majority of the time and enjoyed every minute. As with most travel bloggers we have decided to put together our review on the 5 best restaurants that we found.

Santorini a Place of Stunning Beauty

Santorini a Place of Stunning Beauty

When we were researching where to go on our honeymoon my wife had said that she had always dreamt of going to Santorini. Well her and my wish came true. We decided Santorini was going to be our honeymoon location. We started researching and talking to people and after...
Overview of the Orthodox Cross

Overview of the Orthodox Cross

The Orthodox Cross is actually referred to by many names: Byzantine Cross, Russian Cross and the Suppendaneum Cross. Every Church is seen with the cross present and the cross symbolizes so much and means so much to the person wearing one. The cross is a special piece as it is one given at the baptism. The baptism cross is very important and cherished by the person that wears it.

Greek Easter

Greek Easter

This is one of the biggest holidays on the Greeks Calendar. The Greek Orthodox Easter is held every year and falls at different times of the year compared to the English Easter.

Greek Cheese Descriptions

Greek Cheese Descriptions

Anthotiros Anthotiros is traditional Greek whey cheese with Controlled Denomination of Origin (DOC). It has been manufactured in Greece for many centuries from whey of ewe’s and goat’s milk or mixtures, with the addition of small quantities of milk and/or cream, in...
Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith

Name Days in the Greek Orthodox Faith

As a Greek Cypriot I learnt from a very young age that in our faith Name Days play an important part, and are as important or sometimes more important that birthdays.  Now as part of Ellines United I have decided to add to this website all the names that need to...
The Importance of Saints and Why There are Saints in the Orthodox Church

The Importance of Saints and Why There are Saints in the Orthodox Church

Growing up in a Greek family we were taught the importance of our names. Over the years people have given in to the trappings of the world and are now compromising the importance of their Orthodox Tradition. Orthodox families have placed huge importance on names. The naming process is not only important to the Church but it also holds great significance to us as Orthodox Christians.

Ellines United We Are

Ellines United We Are

We are Ellines of that we are proud Our routes we know we cry out loud Our Hellenic Spirit for freedom always strives And for that through the ages Ellines have fought and survived. We are Ellines we say with pride Wherever we settle wherever we die Our routes we...
How to pronounce Greek Cheeses in English

How to pronounce Greek Cheeses in English

When you travel through Greece and the surrounding islands you will always struggle to pronounce Greek names.  It is even more difficult if you cannot even sound them out.  Here you will find a list of all the Greek Cheeses in English, Spelt in Greek and the breakdown...
Cheese of Greece

Cheese of Greece

Aristaios, son of Apollo and Cyrene, was sent by the gods to give the gift of cheese making to the Greeks.  It was called a “gift of everlasting value”, and if the reputation of today’s variety of Greek cheeses is anything to go by, then the value of...

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