March 2022 | Fly Me To The Moon Travel

The 25th of March Celebrations in Greece – History, Customs, and Places to Celebrate

Greece is now celebrating just over 200 years as a free and independent modern nation. The date that is commemorated is March 25th, 1821. This is the day that the revolution was officially declared. By popular account, this was at the Monastery of Agios Lavras, near mountainous Kalavryta of the Peloponnese, by metropolitan Germanos of

A Pre-Season Break in Greece – Clean Monday and the Beginning of Spring

What a wonderful season to visit Greece - in early spring, just as the land wakes up from its winter sleep. The landscape is lush and vibrant with fresh green, and the trees in fragrant blossom, also in the city streets. Clean Monday is the day that Greeks start to think that Spring is finally

FLY ME TO THE MOON TRAVEL – Newsletter Volume 71

Dear Traveler, As we enter spring, we celebrate a time of rebirth and revival, which is a gateway to new possibilities. Almost every culture has its own unique ritual to celebrate the promise and fertility of spring. Ancient Greeks had their own secret religious rites which were performed for the cult of Demeter and Persephone