Lost in Greek translation

As is expected when someone speaks a language that is not in their mother tongue, a few words are often pronounced incorrectly. Most of the time this does not create a problem, but now and again this can cause HUGE embarrassment. Mostly for those of us on the receiving end. Advertisements

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Inside a Greek’s Suitcase

The Suitcase. An essential product for holidaymakers everywhere. And especially for a Greek man or woman. Now I’m not talking about what’s inside the suitcase on the way TO the holiday destination. I’m talking about what’s inside the suitcase on the way BACK, when you are more likely to be stopped at customs and…

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Travel Bloggers Greece

Are you looking to travel to Greece? Perhaps you want to live out there? Do you need more information on expat living? Travel Bloggers Greece is the first blogger networking group established in Greece. Members are Greeks and expats who live in Greece and cover Greece as a travel destination in various…

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Why do the Greek Orthodox use so many candles?

Greek Easter is almost upon us so today’s blog post is all about the use and meaning of the candle within the Greek Orthodox church, particularly during this holy season. This article has been written by GWC team member Stacey Papaionannou who is the current President of the American Women’s Organisation of…

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Paparuna beauty fix!

Looking to pamper yourself this month? Kick start your olive-based beauty regime with the help of some gorgeous products from Greek beauty company Paparuna.com.

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The Blue Sea Shop

The Greek Wives Club is always proud to promote the achievements of the sisterhood so we were very excited when we came across Greek female designer boutique The Blue Sea Shop. Based in the USA (ships worldwide) the boutique offers handmade fashion and beauty products from Greek female designers, that stand out…

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Greeks in the Windy City

Us Greeks can be found in every corner of the world and we are proud to affiliate ourselves with Hellenic organisations from both sides of the pond. Today the GWC would like to introduce our friends over at WindyCity Greek – a Chicago-based publication created to reconnect the Greek community, restore our pride,…

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Get your OLIVE FIX with Oliveology!

Greeks and Olives go hand in hand. A Greek salad is never complete without a generous handful of olives drenched in olive oil and sprinkled with oregano. So The Greek Wives Club is delighted to introduce to you all UK based company Oliveology run by the lovely Marianna. 

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Advertise in our Newsletter!

As well as providing advertising on our site through written articles, sponsored posts and featured logos, The Greek Wives Club also sends out a newsletter several times a year where you can promote your company or latest product. Our newsletter currently goes out once every 3 months listing the latest news…

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COMPETITION TIME! Go Back to your Roots with Kouzounas Kitchen!

Looking for a new Greek recipe book with extra bite? The Greek Wives Club is very proud to announce that our resident GWC food expert Krystina Kalapothakos recently published her first cookbook and we are holding a competition for one lucky reader to win a signed copy!

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Ask the Oracle: Help! How do I woo a Greek God?

Dear Greek Oracle, A new man has started working in my office. He happens to be Greek. He also happens to be devilishly handsome! How do I go about wooing said Greek God in a professional environment without making myself look like a fool? What is the best way to a…

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Introducing Effie Kammenou: Author and Food Blogger

If you haven’t heard of her already, The Greek Wives Club would like to introduce the wonderfully talented author, writer and food blogger Effie Kammenou. With two highly acclaimed novels under her belt and a successful food blog, this Greek wife is a force to be reckoned with.

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For the Love of a Greek!

It’s VALENTINE’S DAY! And here at The Greek Wives Club we are getting ready to spread the LOVE with some delicious recipes and fun gift ideas.

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Introducing the Sweet Life with Glykia Zoi

The ladies of The Greek Wives Club have a terrible sweet tooth. But none has a sweeter tooth than Michelle from the delicious food blog Glykia Zoi ~ Sweet Life. Translated as ‘Sweet life’, the term ‘Glykia Zoi’ encompasses all the things Michelle wants her blog to provide, from mouth-watering recipes to information on where…

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Sunday burger recipe from The Gluten Free Greek

What do you mean you don’t eat NO GLUTEN?! That’s ok, with the help of Christiana Botziou aka The Gluten Free Greek, you can still enjoy your favourite MEAT dishes. Christiana has just set up her new gluten-free food blog which is packed with recipes, reviews and information on living…

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Feel like a Greek with Greeking.me

The Greek Wives Club has recently become affiliated with Greeking.me, a new innovative cultural tourism company based in Athens, which offers unique, customized services that will create memorable experiences for travellers and tourists.

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A Greek Workout

Despite their huge appetites, Greeks are well known for their godly physiques, toned torsos, and mythical muscles (ahem). So how do they do it? Here is my guide to a typical Greek workout to get you in tip top condition:

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