The first day of May, or Protomayà, as it is called in Greek, is a national holiday, and has a dual meaning and significance in Greece as well as other countries:  It is both a celebration for spring and has also been established as the international labor day.  Protomayà’s origin, though, goes back to ancient […]

  A kiss has recently become the talk of the town, but it is a different, 22-meter kind of kiss. Red, minimal, clean-cut lines form two figures kissing with eyes closed on ochre canvas. Is it a distant reference to another notorious kiss, that of Gustav Klimt? Or is it a novel symbol of anticipation […]

‘Freedom or Death’: It sounds powerful, doesn’t it? For Greeks, this strong oath was taken two centuries ago, on March 25, 1821, by brave Greek fighters to support them in their revolution and the great war of independence against Ottoman rule.  Greece was a part of the Ottoman Empire for nearly 400 years, since 1453, […]

The past months have been difficult for all mankind around the globe. Greeks applied safety measures early enough and so Greece is in the happy position to welcome travelers once again! Not only for the crystal clear turquoise waters that surround the islands, or the food made by pure meditterenean products but also to celebrate […]