Name Days in Greece

We’re used to birthdays as the one day of the year where we celebrate our friends and loved ones existing. Birthdays have gained international acceptance as our ‘special day’ of the year where we receive gifts and have parties in …

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Greek Easter Traditions

Easter traditional bread and red eggs - Easter in Greece

When thinking of visiting Greece, most people think of summer– summer in the islands or in the mountains or even in the Greek famous cities, like the capital, Athens, or Thessaloniki, or Patra. But few get to experience the country …

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Windmills in Greece

Greece Windmills Mykonos

One of the most iconic images from Greece is one of round, whitewashed windmills against the clear, azure sky of islands and mountain slopes. The windmill has been an integral part of Greece’s heritage and economic history. Though its invention …

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Greek Traditions

evil eye - customs in Greece

Greece has a rich and long history that spans several millennia. Over these several centuries there are many parts of history, a lot of mythology, and innumerable communal experiences that the Greeks share as a nation in a deep, visceral …

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