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  • Olympia:The Birthplace of the Olympic Games

    Ancient Greece March 31, 2012 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

    Olympia a sanctuary of ancient Greece in Elis, is known for having been the site of the Olympic Games in classical times, comparable in importance to the Pythian Games held in Delphi. Both games were held every Olympiad (i.e. every four years), the Olympic Games dating back possibly further than […]

     
  • Visiting Meteora and the Monasteries

    Adventure, Religious Tourism March 31, 2012 at 12:55 pm 2 comments

    Meteora is a complex of Eastern Orthodox monasteries built the into natural sandstone pillars on the northwestern edge of the Plain of Thessaly. It is believed that the original monasteries built in the 11th and 12th centuries were used by hermit monks seeking isolation. During the Turkish occupation of Greece […]

     
  • Natural Spas and Hot Springs Across Greece

    Nature, Travel Greece September 16, 2011 at 5:13 pm 0 comments

    One of the great Greek secrets is the warm natural spas that flow from the inside the earth, and have been known about since the ancient times by Hippocrates, (the father of medicine), some 2000 years ago for their therapeutical abilities. In Greece there are more than 750 of these […]

     
  • Kitesurfing across Greece

    Adventure, Kitesurfing August 4, 2011 at 6:11 pm 1 comment

    In Greece we are lucky in that we are never far from the beach. We should make good use of that opportunity, and instead of watching those around us through a periscope, disengaged – we should take action. Kitesurfing is popular with men and women. It is an effective exercise […]

     
  • Live like an Ancient Greek

    Videos July 28, 2011 at 9:52 pm 0 comments

    A festival that revives the ancient Greek lifestyle. Watch the video!