Unique Greek Food Experiences: Lentils of Egklouvi in Lefkada

Lefkada is a beautiful island in the Ionian Sea. Turquoise waters and embroidered beaches, verdant forests and springs, mountainous terrain revealing picturesque villages. Lefkada has got it all! Connected to the mainland via a modern road network and a small bridge at Agia Mavra, the island is easily accessible. Hence, it becomes a hub of tourism …

How Easter is celebrated across Greece? Unique Traditions to explore!

Easter is the most important religious holiday of the Orthodox Church marking the resurrection of Christ and the chance of rebirth for mankind. Falling always on a different date, Easter signals the end of the cold days of winter and the beginning of the sunny and warm days of summer. Easter celebrations hold also a …

Customs and Traditions of Assumption Day on August 15th across Greece

One of the biggest celebrations of Orthodoxy is August 15, the day of the Assumption. The Virgin Mary has been given many names in Orthodoxy, depending on the way she was iconographed, the theological status, the age of the icon, the way the icon was found, and the place of origin of the icon. There …