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Marcel Von Wrede

Diomidis Botanical Garden

Diomidis Botanical Garden

There is still an important oasis of green in the concrete jungle of the city of Athens. This is the Diomidis Botanic Garden. It seems as a heaven on earth, a green space, where the…

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae

Thesaurus Linguae Graecae

The Thesaurus Linguae Graecae (TLG®) is a research center at the University of California, Irvine. Founded in 1972 the TLG has already collected and digitized most literary texts written in Greek from Homer to the…

Winter holidays in Greece

Winter holidays in Greece

Does Greece and skiing and snow go together? You bet they do! The ski slopes of Greece are a bit of a secret to most North Europeans and Americans, but not the Greeks. Skiing on…

Easter in Greece

Easter in Greece

When my husband and I were teachers in London, we used to spend as much time as we could in Greece, but as our holidays were confined to certain weeks of the year, there were…

Easter in Corfu

Easter in Corfu

During the Easter period, it is worthwhile to make time and take a few days to escape from the daily routine, and visit the magnificent island of the Phaeacians, which during this period, it has,…

Best winter holidays

Best winter holidays

The scenic landscape of Mainland Greece is so mountainous that offers a vast choice of winter destinations to the traveler. The Greek country-side can be exhilarating enough when choosing an out of city escape or…

Greek Lent

Greek Lent

The so-called Chiknopempti is the last day to eat meat, since on the Sunday of Carnival, after all the revelry from the Carnival and the float parades, we should consider very seriously the concept of…

Where to Ski & Snowboard in Greece

Where to Ski & Snowboard in Greece

Who would have ever imagined that skiing or snowboarding in Greece is quite common activity during winter season? Although Greece is considered to be a summer destination with sandy beaches and crystal clear seas, its…

Winter holidays in Greece

Winter holidays in Greece

Does Greece and skiing and snow go together? You bet they do! The ski slopes of Greece are a bit of a secret to most North Europeans and Americans, but not the Greeks. Skiing on…

Christmas in Athens

Christmas in Athens

The City of Athens dresses up to its Christmas nines with sparkling lights, holiday decorations and invites kids of all ages to a series of games, musical and artistic events, that will turn every single…