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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.

Hidden Destination: Spotlight on Xanthi

Xanthi is a destination with a rich tobacco past and a multiethnic character, a natural and historical beauty also known as “the city of a thousand colors.”

The Skyros Horse: The Famous Hellenic Hipparion

The Skyros horse is a small-bodied breed also known as the Hellenic Hipparion, one of the rarest breeds in the world.

Changing of the Guard Ceremony in Greece: Evzones

The changing of the guard ceremony in Greece is one of the most memorable official ceremonies of its kind.  Greece’s elite presidential guard, known as the Evzones, protect the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier with unique costumes and a memorable ceremony that is steeped in Greek tradition.

Anatolian Coffee: History and Culture

Anatolian coffee takes center stage in Greece and the regions surrounding Greece as a significant part of food culture and life.

The Art of Truffle Hunting in Greece

The art of truffle hunting has historic roots in Greece and throughout Europe. It is one of the world’s wonderful delicacies that is the perfect addition to a beautifully prepared meal.

The Most Amazing Gorges in Greece

Europe’s most amazing gorges can be explored right here in Greece, both on the islands and mainland.