“I see you have two… boys (?)” I smile, “Mmm, no…” “One of each?” My smile widens as I raise my eyebrows. This is my first experience with tasseomancyRead More >
Easter in Greece (Pascha) is a whole season, one that for many people already started on Clean Monday (this year, February 19th), a day of kite flying that signals the beginning of Sarakosti – the forty days of fasting to spiritually prepare for Easter. It’s a period thatRead More >
Want to visit Greece? Good choice! It’s a fantastic country that offers everything from beaches and islands to culture and history as well as delicious food and friendly locals. If you haven’t yet been to Greece, here are 35 reasons why I think everyone should visit Greece at least once in their life!Read More >
Goumenissa, close to Greece’s northern border, is a wine town. On the feast day of St. Tryphon – the protector of the vine – the locals go all out for what is one of winter’s biggest celebrations.Read More >
While the holiday season in much of the rest of the world comes to a gentle close after New Year’s Day, our holiday season in Greece extends a few more days to end with a glorious splash – literally. The twelve days of Christmas (remember the carol of the same name – with the pear-tree perching partridges and leaping lords?) reach their bracing finale on the sixth of January. Epiphany…Read More >
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