On the 15th of August, the whole of Greece celebrates the Dormition of the Virgin Mary. Here’s what to expect if you are in Greece on this day.
The Delphic Maxims are a list of Ancient Greek quotations offering advice on how to live a virtuous life. They were engraved on the temple of Apollo in Ancient Delphi, and have been inspiring visitors for over 2,500 years!
Planning a trip to Greece? Here are some things to know about Greece before you go. Greeks take them for granted, but visitors may be puzzled, surprised, or even shocked!
Everything you need to know about Christmas in Greece. Includes information about Greek Christmas traditions, winter weather, where to go, what to do, what clothes to pack, and what to eat!
The most famous Greek swear word is malákas. But there are many more. Warning: This article contains foul language, in both Greek and English. Read (and use) at your discretion!
Greek Easter is the most important religious and cultural celebration in Greece. In 2024, Greek Easter is celebrated on the 5th May. Here are some of the unique Greek Orthodox Easter traditions and customs.
Independence Day in Greece is celebrated annually on 25 March. This article offers some historical background, and ideas on how to celebrate the Greek Independence Day.
The 6th of March is Melina Mercouri Day in Greece. This article will give you some insight on who this amazing woman was. You will also find information about free entrance to sites and monuments in Greece on Melina Mercouri Day.
Ancient Greece has inspired hundreds of quotes! Here are 100+1 quotes about Greece, to get you in the mood before you visit!
Traditional celebrations are a huge part of Greek culture. This article highlights the most important national holidays, cultural events, religious festivals and other special days in Greece.