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Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center: Mass Graves Uncovered

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.

Attention Beer Connoisseurs: Beers from Greece

Greece may be known for its wine and spirits, but did you know there are excellent microbreweries producing excellent Greek beers?  These Greek beers are worth a taste when you visit Greece.

The Evil Eye in Greece

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…

Messinia Uncovered and Untouched: An Ancient Warrior King Grave

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.

Ten Greek White Beaches

Greek white beaches, either full of bright pebbles or thick with soft sand, are some of the most beautiful getaways you can experience.

Greek Pita: A Savory History

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.  

Hidden Island: Spotlight on Ios

In today’s Hidden Islands series, we are shining the spotlight on Ios. This special place is known as the “flower of the Aegean Sea,” a rare gem of the Cycladic islands — situated halfway between Naxos and Santorini.

Contemporary Byzantine Painting: Art by Fikos

Not yet 30 years old, one Greek artist is a rising name in the art world, a pure talent in contemporary Byzantine art. In this Art Tales post, we take a deeper look into what inspires him.

Ancient Greek Theatre in our Modern World

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

Cycladic Islands: Traditional Products to Try

Traditional Products of the Cycladic Islands  They say that one way to a man’s heart is through the stomach. Perhaps the way to discover a destination’s soul is through savoring its gastronomic delights. Greece is not only famous for its magical islands, renowned hospitality and welcoming people, but it is also a land that offers