Discovering Telaithrion

April 9th, 2013


By Crystal Merope Ginn, for GOTH

‘A small glimpse of hope’ was my first thought when a friend on the island of Milos shared that Greece’s very first eco-community was in the making. Finally, a way to teach people to be self-sufficient at a time when both money and opportunities are drying up. Located on Mt. Telethrion in Aghios, Evoia, a community of 20 aims to spread the ideal model for sustainability and healthy living on an eco-commune comprised of multiple geodesic domes (the larger one is still in the making), yurts and gardens.


Saving our Asses in Corfu

December 13th, 2012


By By Helen Dimaras, for GOTH

Hardworking and headstrong, considered the uncool cousin of the burly horse and mule, one might say it is fitting that the donkey has somewhat become the mascot of Greece. Think of it. Rarely does a tourist not snap a photo of donkeys traipsing up the craggy staircases of…

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I Think We Should Walk to Greece

November 29th, 2012


By Ariana Collas, for GOTH

“Especially when times are hard. That’s not when you should be walking away, that’s when you should be walking there.” The phrase struck me as especially poignant when I was deep in discussion with Anna Smutny, Montréal-based moksha teacher/dancer/artist, for many reasons, but most of all because this…

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Talking Back to NIC

May 17th, 2012


By Dana Siomkos, Editor-in-Chief

A few weeks ago, the GOTH team attended the Greek America Foundation’s biennial National Innovation Conference in New York City. The event, aptly dubbed NIC, was not far off from the likes of TED and other similar platforms emerging in a time period completely obsessed with acquiring and…

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