The Best Ancient Sites to Visit in Greece

The Best Ancient Sites to Visit in Greece

This post was guest authored by Sandy Smith.  Greece can rightly be considered one of the most alluring countries in the world for reasons that have nothing to do with its history. It’s a beautiful country marked by pretty, seaside cities and countless gorgeous islands made famous all over the world. And on top of […]

An Ode to the Bouzouki

An Ode to the Bouzouki

Have you ever wondered what that Greek-like guitar is that is played at Greek events, including Greek Festivals? That, my friends, is the bouzouki. The bouzouki is a Greek string instrument with either three or four courses (sets of two strings, like on a 12-string guitar). It is commonly used in modern Greek music, in addition […]

Cook Like a Greek with Live Cooking Demos

Cook Like a Greek with Live Cooking Demos

This post was guest authored by Kathy Papadimitropoulos If there is one thing Greeks like to do is host a house full of people!  We enjoy the parea (company), laughter, stories and of course serving up delicious authentic food from our homeland.  From feta to bechamel, grape leaves to filo, we LOVE to cook and entertain! […]

3 Greek Symbols Explained

3 Greek Symbols Explained

Greek culture is full of symbols, many of which originated in ancient times. These symbols spread around the world, being used in fashion, jewelry, and home decor. Because of their widespread nature, they are synonymous with Greek culture. Here are a few of the major symbols explained. The Greek Flag You’ve probably seen the Greek […]

10 Greek Foods You Must Try

10 Greek Foods You Must Try

When you think of Greece, one of the first things that come to mind is the food. With its unique flavors, Greek food is world-renowned, especially here in the United States. From Greek salad to gyros, Greek food is everywhere in some way, shape, or form. Chefs replicate dishes, giving them a unique twist, or taking […]

Greek Mythology Revealed

Greek Mythology Revealed

You can’t have a knowledge of Greek culture without Greek mythology. While modern day Greeks don’t worship the pagan gods and goddesses anymore, they are a vital part of Greek culture. Works like “The Iliad” and “The Odyssey” have a strong emphasis of the Greek mythology. Even places in Greece, such as the Parthenon and […]

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