The Mighty Mountains of Greece
Greece is a surprisingly mountainous country. While some of the mountains are world-famous, especially Olympus, home of the ancient gods, others are a wonderful surprise for the visitor. Let’s visit four of our favorites: Mt. Olympus - Thessaly Mt Olympus, at 2,917 meters, is Greece’s tallest mountain. It is also a towering cultural presence, the
Epiphany – a Bright Day in the Heart of Winter
The Holiday season in Greece does not wrap up on January 1st - there is still more to celebrate here in this devout and festive country. In Greece, the holiday season comes to a finale a few days into the new year. On the 6th of January, all Greece celebrates Epiphany. This is the 12th
Vasilopita – The Greek Cake of Good Fortune
As many friends of Greece know, the holiday season in Greece has many of the same elements of the holiday season elsewhere, just not necessarily in the same order. While many countries have Santa Claus visiting homes on Christmas Eve, in Greece there is Agios Vasilis - Saint Basil. Bearing gifts and good cheer, this
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