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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.  

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

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.

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 Most Amazing Gorges in Greece

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

National Museum of Contemporary Art: EMST PROLOGUES

The Greek art scene is getting ready for the full opening of a significant new addition to the Athenian landscape, a new National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens. Some say its Greece’s version of London’s Tate Modern.

Retsina Reborn: Then and Now

Some say retsina, a Greek wine, is an acquired taste. It isn’t your typical white thanks to its pine resin aftertaste. No matter what one’s opinion is, retsina is a steadfast part of Greek tradition and “new” versions are up and coming.