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Top Mystical Ancient Greek Sites

The numerous mystical ancient Greek sites located across the country are open to be explored, but can you truly unravel all of their secrets?

Folk Music of Epirus: Timeless Music of Greece

Backed by a fascinating history of eloquent musical innovation, the folk music of Epirus is the end result of diverse influences that create a unique timeless sound. It’s a story that intertwines musical passion, cultural and religious beliefs and deep rooted tradition from this northern pocket of Greece that sits on the Greek and Albanian

Hidden Destination: Spotlight on the Mythical Region of Arcadia

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.

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.