The Pomegranate: Greek Symbol of Good Fortune for the New Year
Smashing a pomegranate on New Year’s Day is an Ancient Greek custom that continues to this day as the fruit is considered a symbol of good fortune.
Vasilopita and the Lucky Coin: A Greek Custom to Welcome the New Year
The story of the Greek Orthodox custom of the Vasilopita, or the New Year's cake with a lucky coin inside, began in Asia Minor, and more specifically in the city of Caesarea in Cappadocia, more than 1600 years ago. This...
Ultimate Guide: What Are the Best Greek Islands to Visit in October?
If planning a trip to Greece in October you can visit some of the most popular Greek islands, and enjoy the last of the last golden days of the summer weather. Here are some tips on how to get...
Ten Traditional Greek Villages Waiting to be Explored
The Greek villages represent an incredible alternative for those looking to get away from the busy rhythm of the islands and beaches
The Best Greek Islands for a Quiet Vacation
A holiday to the Greek Islands can be so many different things: adventure, a beach break, a trip back in time, or a week-long party.
British Mother Takes Kids to Greece Because They “Deserve a Holiday”
A British mother took off for a Greek vacation with her children against the advice of the UK, which has placed Greece on its "Amber List"
A Luxury Greek Island Villa for Just $49 (video)
The luxury villas of Mykonos are famed for being a Greek-island retreat for global celebrities. Now, for one lucky winner, all that's needed to join them is a winning ticket costing just $49. A U.K.-based company called Dream Villa Mykonos...
10 Souvenirs to Remember Your Trip to Greece
There is so much to see and experience in Greece, that it is quite typical to return to your home country after a holiday abroad, with blurred recollections of churches, museums and amazing photographs of ancients ruins adorned with...
Top 5 Photo Opportunities In the Greek Ionian Islands
By Cliff Blaylock When packing for a getaway to Greece, top of the list of travel essentials is a camera because whether it’s for bragging rights, memories, or to add to a professional portfolio, we all want that perfect holiday...
The 5 Most Luxurious Villas in Santorini and Mykonos: Greek Islands Dream Vacation
After scouring Greece's top luxury hotels, we were amazed by these five gorgeous villas and suites that offer everything you 'll want for your dream Greek vacation on the Greek Islands of Santorini and Mykonos. Greece offers accommodations for all budgets, including some ultra-lavish private sanctuaries for...
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