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Facts About Crete Greece
March 22, 2018

Facts About Crete Greece

Majestic snowcapped mountains with unique caves, fertile plateaus and canyons leading to secret beaches, small valleys with lush green olive groves, hills with castles and whitewashed chapels hanging on the cliffs, dense forests and arid shrublands with thyme, lakes and rivers with waterfalls, secluded villages and cosmopolitan cities, countless archaeological…

Best Things About Greece
February 2, 2018

Best Things About Greece

Greece remains embroiled in a deep financial crisis. European Union leaders plan to meet Sunday in an emergency summit to decide what to do. Athens is under pressure to come up with a spending plan that will satisfy the EU - and the Greek citizens who on Sunday voted down harsh economic cutbacks. How is all this affecting tourism? It s too soon to say. But veteran…

Information About Greece flag
January 25, 2018

Information About Greece flag

In Greece, the flag has two names -Η Γαλανόλευκη or Η Κυανόλευκη – translated as “The Blue and White” or “The Azure and White” in English. To the Greek people, however, this is more than just the official state flag. It’s a symbol of their national pride and of how far they’ve truly come since the Ottoman Occupation of Greece officially ended. What the Greek…

Pictures About Greece
January 5, 2018

Pictures About Greece

In a special long-read, Paul Mason offers five pictures of Greece. A divided population? As the crunch approaches the atmosphere has changed. For six months the centre right in Greece was prepared to wait and let Alexis Tsipras try – and fail – to secure a letup on austerity. Now the old political establishment has understood he intends to take this to the bitter…

Famous Things About Greece
December 12, 2017

Famous Things About Greece

Choosing souvenirs to take back home is not a difficult task if you holiday in Greece. There are thousands of little things to buy for your family and friends, and also thousands of shops in almost every corner. Here are some suggestions on best things to buy in Greece in order to take them home. Souvenirs There are souvenir shops in almost all islands. Wherever…

Strange Facts About Greece
November 30, 2017

Strange Facts About Greece

Festivals in ancient Greece and Rome were important periods of time during which people performed “activities that are most often thought of as communications with the superhuman world.” Marked by a variety of unique cultural rituals and traditions, festival days stood in stark contrast to ordinary life in ancient Greece and Rome. Processions, sacrifices, athletic…

Information About Athens Greece
October 16, 2017

Information About Athens Greece

Most people have a love-hate relationship to Greece s capital. On one hand it is a city with a wide variety of things to see and do. From here you can also get to most places in Greece: by air, train, boat or bus. On the other hand it is a huge, busy place with about half of Greece s population living there (close to 5 million). There are places you do not want…

Documentary About Greece
October 4, 2017

Documentary About Greece

New York.- The non-profit company “Apostolis Berdebes”, producer of documentaries on the history of Greeks in America, proudly announces the NY premiere of the award winning documentary “Ludlow, Greek Americans in the Colorado Coal War”, a 2016 production directed by Leonidas Vardaros. “LUDLOW” tells the story of Greek immigrants who found themselves in distant…

Basic Facts About Greece
August 3, 2016

Basic Facts About Greece

Where is Greece? The official geographic coordinates of Greece (latitude and longitude) are 39 00 N, 22 00 E. Greece is considered to be part of Southern Europe; it is also included as a Western European nation and part of the Baltics as well. It has served as a crossroads between many cultures for thousands of years. Basic Maps of Greece You may also want to…

Fact About Greece for Kids
September 29, 2016

Fact About Greece for Kids

Periods Historians often divide up the history of Ancient Greece into three periods: Archaic Period - This period ran from the start of Greek civilization in 800 BC to the introduction of Democracy in 508 BC. This period included the start of the Olympic Games and Homer s writing of the Odyssey and the Illiad. Classical Period - This is the time that most of…

Fact About the Golden Age of Greece
October 26, 2016

Fact About the Golden Age of Greece

Supporting pillars in female form hold up the Erechtheoin porch in Athens. Courtesy MacGillivray Freeman Films The “golden age” of Greece lasted for little more than a century but it laid the foundations of western civilization. The age began with the unlikely defeat of a vast Persian army by badly outnumbered Greeks and it ended with an inglorious and lengthy…

Fact About Greece Geography
December 31, 2016

Fact About Greece Geography

Greece is bordered to the east by the , to the south by the , and to the west by the . Only to the north and northeast does it have land borders (totaling some 735 miles [1, 180 km]), with, from west to east, , the Republic of ( see ), , and . The Greek landscape is conspicuous not only for its rugged beauty but also for its complexity and variety. Three elements…

Fun Facts About Greece
April 18, 2017

Fun Facts About Greece

Since we love exploring as much as you do, here is the next interesting list we made for you: 10 Crazy Facts about Greece . Maybe you want to go there for a holiday, or you’re interested in knowing more about this beautiful country. This is the place where democracy was born, a place with great history and mythology, a place where many philosophers and big academic…

Key Facts About Modern Greece
September 20, 2016

Key Facts About Modern Greece

When you live in Greece you are reminded everyday of the history of this land. Not only by the ancient temples and ruins scattered all over the country, but by almost all aspects of the culture here; language, music, art and of course the food. A few years ago, I was asked to give a presentation about the continuity of Greek cuisine from antiquity to the present…

Movies About Greece
June 19, 2016

Movies About Greece

D Agostino was shot overlooking the caldera of Santorini, with the volcanic islands of Nea Kameni and Paleo Kameni visible below and the partial crescent island of Thirassia in the distance. From the angle, it looks like the balcony we see in the film is located in Imerovigli, between Fira and Oia. Some scenes were shot beachside on the cliffs below. The script…