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Winter Wonderland Along a Road in Greece Captured on Video

This stunning view of a winter wonderland along a road near Florina in northern Greece has recently gone viral thanks to a photographer who posted the video. Stefanos Addimando uploaded the short video on Instagram and called it "the magic...

What Did Ancient Greeks Think About Snow?

In many parts of the world, winter is the season that brings snow. Although this type of weather is less common in Greece than in northern Europe, it does occur, primarily in the mountains. The ancient Greeks were certainly no...

Ten Reasons to Take a Winter Trip to Greece

Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...

Metsovo: The Greek Winter Gem of Lakes, Forests and Ski Resorts

Metsovo is a renowned mountainside town straddling the Pindus mountain range where Epirus converges with western Macedonia and Thessaly. Standing at an altitude of 1,156 metres and overlooking a steep valley below, it ranks as one of the pre-eminent winter...

Winter Solstice Brings Longer, Brighter Days Ahead

The peoples of the world, or at least those in the Northern Hemisphere, look forward to the Winter Solstice, which marks the shortest day of the year but brings hope for longer, brighter days ahead. After the passage of six...

Trahana: Greece’s Healthy Comfort Food Will Warm You Up

Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.

Top 7 Christmas Destinations in Greece for 2022

Greece has amazing destinations for Christmas. Although it is globally known for its warm, sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal-clear waters, the country offers much more. The surprisingly diverse landscape of Greece provides countless opportunities, all the way from...

People ‘Happier’ When They Put Christmas Decorations Up Earlier

People who put up their Christmas decorations earlier are happier, a recent study said. According to the same study, the process evokes strong feelings of childhood. We all know that Christmas is a time of joy and, for many, deep...

The Winter Magic of Troodos Mountains in Cyprus

There's nothing like experiencing winter in the Troodos mountains, especially when it is covered in a shimmering blanket of snow. A trip to the mountains allows one to discover the island in a different way, introducing both tourists and...

Chestnuts: A Very Greek Wintertime Delicacy

In winter, roasted chestnut street stalls are a common sight in Greek cities. The sellers have small, portable braziers, heaps of roasted chestnuts ready to sell in paper cornets, and yet more that are still roasting. Dimitris, a twenty-year-old selling...