In Greek and Roman mythology, the mythical region of Arcadia was described over and over as an earthly paradise. Today, you can see what influenced such stories by exploring this breathtaking mountainous region situated in the Peloponnese.
The new Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center opens up a new era of the arts in Athens. It is also where the discovery of an ancient mass grave unravels another piece of fascinating history from ancient times.
When visiting Greece and browsing the wall hangings in shops or noticing necklaces and bracelets, you may take notice of a big blue eye design staring back at you. It’s called the evil eye and its used in décor, as jewelry and in art. Here’s why it’s everywhere…
We can only imagine how much of Greece’s ancient and glorious past is still buried in its soil, waiting to be unearthed as was proven in Messinia where the grave of wealthy warrior – untouched even after thousands of years– was found.
Order a Greek pita, and you are ordering one of the staple foods loved by Greeks. The Greek pita is a savory pie, baked with delicious ingredients layered inside from vegetables, cheeses to a variety of meat and flavored with Greek herbs and spices.
This cultural tale will take you on a journey through ancient Greek theatre, an art form that thrives in our modern world. Some ancient Greek plays date back to 700 B.C., taking center stage at festivals to honor the gods, especially for Dionysus, the mighty god of theatre, wine and festivity. At Fly Me to