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Greece Listed Among Best Places to Retire by Global Retirement Index

Does 2023 mark the year you plan to retire? If you answered yes, and especially if the idea of retiring abroad appeals to you, then the 2023 Annual Global Retirement Index list of the best locations to retire, compiled...

Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

The ancient Greek value of hospitality which ranked at the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in Greece, is “philoxenia”

Top Mythological Sites in Greece

There is something about Greece that sets it apart from many other holiday destinations across the globe; its mythological sites.

All the Greek Island Groups Explained

  You have probably seen the postcard of whitewashed houses gathered together overlooking the endless blue waters of the Aegean Sea countless time and rightly so. Greece is known for its abundance of unique islands, which every summer offer visitors...

Coffees You Must Try in Greece

Greeks consume 5.5 kilos of coffee annually per capita, putting the country into fifteenth position in a global list of top coffee drinkers. Probably one of the most important traits of modern Greek society, coffee is not just part...

Tinos: This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

The Greek island of Tinos is steeped in history and beauty and home to sacred religious and historic sites, as well as to history and art museums. Another charm of the island is that it is dotted with charming authentic...

What the World Can Learn From Greece’s Passion for the Arts

The Greek model of supporting the arts is both old and ongoing; it embraces difference and internationalism and believes art is the cornerstone to civil society. We should learn from that model.

Ten of Greece’s Most Spectacular Monasteries

Greece has many beautiful sights for you to check out while you are visiting the country. One thing you want to be sure to add to your itinerary is visiting some of the ancient, historical Greek monasteries. Here are ten...

Foodies Alert: 5 Best Traditional Santorini Dishes to Try

When tourists visit the Greek Island of Santorini, they are often surprised by the unique traditional dishes that are served by the locals at tavernas and restaurants.

Pompeii Skeleton Proves Greek Culture Was Thriving in Ancient Rome

A skeleton discovered recently in Pompeii, the Roman city which was completely destroyed after the eruption of the volcano Vesuvius in 79 AD, proves that Greek culture was thriving in ancient Rome. The discovery was made in the necropolis of...