Amanda Dardanis catches up with Greece’s favourite stand-up comedian Katerina Vrana ahead of her raunchy new show.
Following on from her smash sell-out debut “Feta With the Queen”, the wickedly funny Katerina Vrana – she of the crazy exploding volcano hair - is back on stage with a saucy new routine called “About Sex”. The En...
Hellenic history and art tells us that wine was a fundamental cultural pillar of Ancient Greece. But many fine varieties have been lost to the ages. Amanda Dardanis meets Kostas Bakasietas, the man who is raising extinct Greek varieties from the Dead.
Greeks, it is said, were the first to produce wine.
Certainly, we gave th...
Arianna Huffington might be the media power-house, but her twitter account describes her as a mother, sister, sleep evangelist and flat shoe advocate. Add digital-detox campaigner, motivational public-speaker and woman you’d most like to emulate to the list. In conversation with Sudha Nair-Iliades.
What are your ...
Stephanie Bailey meets Gilbert and George, the prolific British duo flying the flag for art that rises from the multicultural streets of East London.“Art is boring if it doesn’t speak,” says Gilbert Prousch. “We try to make images so powerful people will remember them”.
“Our art has always been about death, life, sex, fear, mo...
Athens Insider’s Christina Michele Rios sits down with Nobusan to understand the man behind the global restaurant empire.
Global entrepreneur with restaurants in over 22 locations worldwide and now a hotelier, Nobu is no stranger to hard work and international travel. Here is a man, at age 65, who wakes up at 4 am to workout. ...
Diane von Furstenberg creates product ranges from swimwear to accessories to home furnishings, yet her name will always be synonymous with a certain wraparound frock. Cordelia Madden-Kanellopoulou meets the iconic designer. “For me, it’s important to give real design, real quality, at a price that is not too wild, and maybe it’s because o...