The Greek Island of Karpathos Among the Cheapest Destinations for 2018

German Newspapers Praise Karpathos’ Astonishing Beauty

Karpathos was the center of the attention for the German Press this summer as it was featured in many of the main newspapers of...

Meet Panagia Tsampika, Rhodes’ Famous Monastery (Photos, Video)

The Monastery of Panagia Tsambika (Virgin Mary of Tsampika) is a very popular place of pilgrimage among Orthodox Christians. It is located in the...

Friday the 13th and Greek Superstitions

Even though Greeks fear Tuesday the 13th as a bad luck day, the Anglo-Saxon culture that has invaded the country through movies, television and the...

Meet the Anemoi, the Greek Gods of Weather

Greece has seen much turbulent summer weather with storms, rains and floods lashing different parts of the country. While tourists dash for shelter from the...

Why do Greeks Try to See their Fortune in a Coffee Cup? (video)

The reading of the grinds of a Greek coffee cup is a tradition that runs for centuries, making coffee cup reading an act that...

Ten Traditions Which Mark a Cretan Wedding

There are several things that are customary to Greek weddings, but a Cretan wedding is a whole different matter. A Cretan wedding is not only characterized...

Pentozali, the Traditional Dance of Crete (video)

Several are the traditions that characterize the different regions of Greece, as well as its people and its culture. Culinary traditions go hand in...

Happy Name Day, George! Here are a Few Things You May Not Know about...

George or Giorgos or Georgios (Γιώργος ή Γεώργιος) is the most popular Greek male name, and the Greek Orthodox Church celebrates Saint George on...

Tsarouchi: The Boot of the Brave Greek Warrior

The tsarouchi -- the flat, hard-soled shoe with the famous large tassel -- is an iconic part of the Greek traditional costume. It is the...

Lesvos to Present the Best of Greek Food

The Greek island of Lesvos is one of the richest gastronomic crossroads in the country, bearing cultural traces in all its the flavors. It is...

Thousands Watch Spectacular Display of Epirus Culture in Athens (video)

Thousands of people turned up on Sunday at an indoor arena in Piraeus, south of Athens, to watch a spectacular display of Epirus culture. The...

Clean Monday Customs Turn Greece into Giant Party (videos)

Clean Monday, the day that brings the carnival season to a close was full of celebrations all across Greece, turning the country into one...

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