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Manos Angelakis

Discovering Meissen Porcelain: A Legacy of Elegance and Quality
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine In the 15th century, European attempts to replicate the exquisite Chinese porcelain brought by traders through the Silk Road were met with limited success. Europeans, accustomed to clay pottery,...
A Bubbly Renaissance: A Guide to Better Sparkling Wines on the Market
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine It’s the beginning of what is supposed to be a very hot summer, so we thought that a cold glass of bubbly would be a great antidote to counter...
Discover the Enchanting Luxury of Keemala Resort in Phuket, Thailand
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Keemala is an award-winning, uniquely designed luxury resort that draws inspiration from its natural surroundings to create a sustainable, serene, and utterly unique experience in Thailand. Situated on a...
Discovering the Ultimate Steakhouse in Buenos Aires: Parrilla El Ferroviario
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Beef is a cornerstone of traditional Argentine cuisine. The ideal land and climate for raising cattle have made Argentina a leading producer of top-quality, lean, and exceptionally flavorful grass-fed...
Timeless Shadows: How the Global Legacy of Puppet Theater Came to Be
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Shadow puppet theater is a beloved folkloric form of storytelling and entertainment that endures to this day, captivating audiences and performers alike in regions such as Greece, Turkey, Albania,...
Memories of Hydra, Greece: From Sleepy Island to Jet-Set Playground
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine The success of two films, “Boy on a Dolphin” with Sophia Loren, Alan Ladd, and Clifton Webb, and later “Phaedra” with Melina Mercouri and Anthony Perkins, transformed Hydra. Once...
Risi e Bisi: Make This Venetian Delight at Home Using Cheap, Easy Ingredients
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Risi e bisi is a classic Italian dish from the Veneto region, traditionally prepared for festive occasions in Venice, Vicenza, and Verona. This flavorful recipe was once a special...
Learn How to Make ‘Cretan Kakavia’ at Home: A Delightful Greek Fish Soup
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Kakavia is a traditional Greek fish soup, named after the kakavi, a three-legged cooking pot used by both ancient and modern Greek fishermen. Originally, the soup was made from...
The Rise of Fake Foods: How Common Ingredients Hide Behind Exotic Labels
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine The unprecedented affluence of the early 21st century, coupled with the newfound willingness of the American public to explore the pleasures of foods and fresh products from other countries,...
Democracy’s Double-Edged Sword: How Ancient Greece Embraced the Lost Tool of ‘Ostracism’
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Democracy, as practiced today, is modeled after the ancient Athenian prototype, wherein all citizens participated in deciding their rulers by majority vote. But this model currently embodies only the...
Spain Ends Traditional Bullfighting Award Amid Cultural Shift, Animal Advocacy
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine In a landmark decision, Spain's Culture Ministry has announced the cancellation of the "Annual Bullfighting Award," sparking considerable controversy among conservative circles who cherish this centuries-old tradition as a...
Pandeli Locandasi: A Culinary Beacon Above Istanbul’s Vibrant Spice Bazaar
Published with permission from LuxuryWeb Magazine Nestled above the main entrance of Istanbul’s renowned Egyptian (Misir) Carsisi (Bazaar), Pandeli Locandasi shines as a celebrated culinary landmark. This exceptional restaurant is perched in a hub known...