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Apokries Traditions: The Greek Carnival

Visit Greece in winter and you may be just in time for a fun, masquerading time called apokries, which is the Greek Carnival.

PDO Naoussa: Greece’s finest red wines

Certain regions of Greece are known for producing the finest red wines. One of them is PDO Naoussa, where production has been refined with expertise, care and detail.

Skiing in Greece: Must-Visit Greek Winter Ski Resorts

While many travelers gravitate towards the Greek islands in the summer to enjoy the sun and sea, only a few have yet discovered the country’s dramatic snowy mountains and its traditional surrounding villages.

Skiing in Greece: Must-Visit Greek Winter Ski Resorts

While many travelers gravitate towards the Greek islands in the summer to enjoy the sun and sea, only a few have yet discovered the country’s dramatic snowy mountains and its traditional surrounding villages.

Soufli Silk Trade

Greece’s own incredible silk road began in a Thracian city called Soufli. A new effort aims to not only promote its history but also the silk industry’s comeback.

Soufli Silk Trade

Greece’s own incredible silk road began in a Thracian city called Soufli. A new effort aims to not only promote its history but also the silk industry’s comeback.  

Gouria: Greek Good Luck Charms

Greek good luck charms, known as gouria, are a steadfast part of Greek culture existing since ancient times. With the New Year, their value is even more prevalent.

Contemporary Ceramics in Modern Greece

Contemporary ceramics in Greece have a storied and fascinating history. A History of Ceramics  The history of ceramics dates back to 10,000 BC when the pottery was used for storing water and food. Since then, ceramics and pottery have evolved as a vital tool, influencing the progress of humankind. Eventually, contemporary ceramics were created by

Karavakia: Christmas Boats in Greece

Christmas boats in Greece, known in Greek as karavakia, are the most traditional symbols you’ll encounter during the holidays here.  Why a boat? It goes back to the country’s seafaring traditions.

Traditional Greek Christmas Desserts

Christmas in Greece means all sorts of cultural and food traditions and that includes… dessert!  Indulging in Greek Christmas desserts are a wonderful part of the holiday experience.