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The Moon of Myth, Folklore, and Wisdom

The magic of the moon is nowhere more captivating than it is in Greece. Throughout the eras, the moon has been attributed to having a profound influence on the human psyche. As in other cultures, both the areas of romantic love and of sanity are thought particularly prone to the moon’s influence. As in other

The moon in Greek mythology

July’s total lunar eclipse, also referred to as the Blood Moon, was the longest lunar eclipse of the 21st century. In light of this spectacular and rare phenomenon that we were lucky enough to bear witness to, we contemplate the prowess of this celestial satellite that has been orbiting our Earth, guiding mankind each and

Greek Summer Festivals: Sani Gourmet

Chalkidiki is known by sophisticated and cultured travelers for its luxury Sani resort, on the Kassandra Peninsula. It’s not just the elegant facilities and the natural setting — a great beach and the refreshing scent of pines — but the special events that draw visitors to the resort.

Greek Summer Festivals: Anima Syros Festival

One of the 20 most important festivals for animation globally and Greece’s largest, the Anima Syros Festival has been drawing a creative international community of animators to the elegant neoclassical town of Hermoupolis (“City of Hermes”), Syros since 2008.

Greek Summer Festivals: Kalamata International Dance Festival

One of the wonderful things about Greece’s Summer Cultural Festivals is that it is a chance for performances of contemporary movements and works to take place in nation with an ancient cultural tradition. Even in the most cutting edge works, the inspiration of ancient Greece is fundamental.

Greek Summer Festivals: Nafplion Festival

Every summer Greece is bursting with cultural events and festivals which take place in all corners of the country. The Greek Summer Festivals promise unique and refined experiences that will evoke profound emotions, taking visitors on a journey through a centuries-old culture. At the end of June and the beginning of July, the spotlight falls

The Many Faces of Thessaloniki

When friends ask you where you’re going in Greece and you say “Thessaloniki!” you sometimes get a polite, blank smile in return. “Ah.” They say. Sometimes they add: “Where is that, exactly?” Then, you mention Alexander the Great, and the Ancient Kingdom of Macedonia, and maybe Mt. Olympus (it’s right across the bay), and a

Experiencing a Grape Harvest in Greece

Nothing brings you close to the heritage of Ancient Greece like experiencing a grape harvest, a tradition dating back thousands of years. And nothing will also bring you closer to the glorious landscape, to say nothing of the true human connection that the culture of wine and the culture of the cultivation of the vine

Driving along the Maniot Riviera

Mani, located at the southeastern tip of the Peloponnese, is a place full of enchanting contrasts. One of the most remarkable destinations in Greece, it has an authentic, rustic character that is unmistakable.

Hidden Destination: Spotlight on Folegandros

Greece is home to more than 150 inhabited islands, therefore choosing which one to visit next can pose a justifiable dilemma. There are islands that are known for their cosmopolitan flair and glamour, others for their sheer natural beauty and some for their traditional attributes.