The Mediterranean Magazine

St Tropez's Rise to Fame: How did St-Tropez Become So Famous?

Discover the captivating history of St Tropez's meteoric rise to fame, from the film that put it on the map to the arrival of Brigitte Bardot and its transformation into an international jet-set destination. Uncover the enduring appeal of this glamorous summer hotspot and how it continues to attract visitors from all over the world.

French Riviera Icons: Stars Synonymous with Côte d'Azur

Discover the legendary stars who have left their mark on French Riviera culture, from Alain Delon and Brigitte Bardot to Serge Gainsbourg and Dalida. Explore their impact on cinema, music, fashion, and society, and learn why the French Riviera remains a symbol of timeless elegance and glamour.

Lorenzo's Olive Oil: Centuries Old Mediterranean Tradition

In wonder of the millennia old olive oil harvesting, Robert Ransley takes us on a visual journey in the small agricultural town of Los Santos de Maimona, in southwestern Spain, to Lorenzo Guillen Candelario’s olive groves. Lorenzo is at least the fourth generation to work these groves to this day who traditionally toil the groves in the same manner as the Romans and the Greeks and those who went before.

The Story of an Exile in the Mediterranean: A Punishment or a Reward?

Fisherman of Halicarnassus or Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı is one of the first people that comes to mind when one thinks of Bodrum. Before he was exiled to Bodrum, not many people knew about Bodrum and again no one knew about Cevat Şakir Kabaağaçlı.  

Easter Traditions in Greece: From Holy Week to Pot Smashing in Corfu Island

From the solemnity of Holy Week to the joyous celebration of Easter Sunday, Greece offers a rich tapestry of cultural and religious traditions. Discover the customs of dyeing eggs, decorating the Epitaphios, and breaking pots in Corfu Island. Join the fireworks battle in Chios and witness the iconic midnight resurrection ceremony. Let's explore the essence of Greek Easter together.

Thirteen Superstitions from the Mediterranean

Discover how the Mediterranean countries are bound by common superstitious beliefs.

Inspiring Coffee-Table Books For Mediterranean Enthusiasts

As we try to reflect, the Mediterranean is more than a sea. It represents a lifestyle which is synonymous with slow and simple living, good food, milder climates and warmth. These books that we have chosen are perfect for those in love with Mediterranean destinations, gastronomy and lifestyle.

KILIM: A Traditional Element of Authentic Homes

Chic, hip, almost indestructible, and practical—vintage kilim rugs are purely authentic elements of living spaces. A beautiful rug can solve a mul...

The Art of Olive Oil

The olive oil sommelier and co-founder of Oleosophia Marianna Devetzoglou talks about olive oil and the hard work behind the scenes to bring an ex...

The Wonders of a Mediterranean-style diet

The Mediterranean diet is based on the traditional cooking and eating habits of the countries neighbouring the Mediterranean Sea. Sally Pinnegar o...

Pumpkin Dessert with Tahini

A delicious Turkish dessert recipe that you must try if you have not tried it before! Ready in 1 day Serves 6 people 164 calories  Ingredients 1....

Barbunya Pilaki (Borlotti beans)

Turkey is famous with its zeytinyagli (vegetables cooked in olive oil) dishes. Known as barbunya pilaki in Turkish, this healthy, traditional and ...

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