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The 1st Santa Claus

The 1st Santa Claus   The 1st Santa Claus ever was Saint Nicholas. In Greece we are celebrating the predecessor of Santa Claus on December 6th. The bishop Nicholas lived in the 4th century in the Lycian town of Myra in Asia Minor. *** Today, Saint Vasileios (Agios Vasilis) has the role of Father Christmas-Santa Claus, who brings all the […]

Metsovo

Metsovo Prefecture of Ioannina May 2022 (30th of April-6th of May) 39°46′13″N 21°11′2″E Metsovo is a traditional mountain town in the prefecture of Ioannina at an altitude of 1,160m located between the hills of the largest mountain range in Greece, Pindos. I had many years to visit it and I am excited that it holds the cultural heritage of a […]

Easter celebration in Athens, 2/2

Easter celebration in Athens 2/2 So…after Holy Week’s liturgies-candles-Epitaph-Resurrection etc., I will let you know few things about customs of Easter’s food. In order to feel like a true Greek, you should taste few Easter’s delicacies. However, it is important to say that the Greek Easter tradition of food has religious significance. That is to say that the Great Lent […]

Easter celebration in Athens, 1/2

Easter celebration in Athens 1/2 Even though most of Greeks are heading to their villages on countryside for Easter, you should enjoy Easter celebration in Athens. Either your plane stuck or you chose this. Either way, you will enjoy it the most. Trust me on that, because there is no reason to do not experience Easter like a true Greek. […]

1-day tour to Sounio

1-day tour to Sounio   If you are looking close-to-Athens destinations, choose 1-day tour to Sounio. I guarantee to you that the colorful stunning sunset against the backdrop of the vastness of the Aegean Sea and the powdery beach will compensate you. However, before that … you will be able to enjoy the whole Athenian Riviera, since the route is […]