The Greek islands are a distinguishing feature of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture across the ages, each with its own past and a story to tell about how it got its name.
Greek public opinion was dramatically provoked during one of the country’s holiest and revered public…
A moveable holiday, the celebration of Easter falls on the first Sunday after the full moon of the spring equinox. All over Greece, a plethora of customs and traditions are observed during the week prior to Easter, the Holy Week.
March 25 is a national holiday celebrated throughout Greece. Today Greeks worldwide commemorate Greek…
The tiny village of Volax rests upon an otherworldly, lunarlike landscape that looks as though it has been pelted with giant, spherical boulders. This unique extraterrestrial surround was appreciated more than 2,000 years ago by the village’s first inhabitants who, inspired by nature, made good use of the phenomenon, building their homes around, between and into the rocks.
If you are looking for the liveliest time to be in Greece, Dekapentavgoustos (August 15th) should definitely be on top of your list. Marking the Assumption of the Virgin Mary