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Nea Ionia Garbage Piling Up – Striking Workers In Greece

In Greece, trash and recycling is handled a little differently than in most parts of North America. Instead of a curb-side pick up where residents take their trash, recycling and compostable materials to the curb once or twice a week and drop it off in front of their house, Greeks take theirs to close-by neighbourhood …

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Saints Taxiarches (Άγιοι Ταξιάρχε) Church, Exarchos, Greece

Sometimes Google translate does not get things right at all. When I tried to translate the Greek word “Ταξιάρχε” with Google Translate, Google told me it meant “Taxi Drivers.” In fact, the term – Taxiarches – in English/Latin letters refers in Greek Orthodoxy to one or both of the archangels – Michael and/or Gabriel. In …

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