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Published: Tue, 06 Dec 2016 11:19:17 +0000

 



Planning a Trip to Greece? Learn the Greek...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn Greek letter by letter with this easy introduction and handy chart listing all the letters of the Greek alphabet.



When Is Greek Orthodox Easter This Year?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Information regarding Greek Easter, includes a listing of dates for the holiday for the next several years.



Opa! What Does the Greek Word Really Mean?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

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Meet Medusa: Fun Facts on the Snake-Haired Gorgon

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10 Fast Facts About the Goddess of Wisdom, Athena

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn more about Athena, the goddess of wisdom, including her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Countdown in Greek - Learn 1 -10

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn to count to ten in Greek quickly and easily with this simple guide to numbers in Greek.



Greek Mythology 101: The 12 Olympian Gods and...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Twelve Olympian gods and goddesses of Greece, including Artemis, Aphrodite, Apollo, Ares, Athena, Poseidon, Hestia, Hephaestus, Zeus, Demeter, Hermes, and Hera. All of the major gods and goddesses living at the top of Mount Olympus, plus a few beyond the official 12.



Rhea, Crafty Greek Mom

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Rhea is an ancient Greek Earth and Mother goddess. Read about Rhea, her weaknesses, attributes, strengths, myths, and stories. .



Fast Facts About the Parthenon

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Fast facts on the Parthenon and the Acropolis in Athens, Greece. When the Parthenon was built, who built it, and why it is so important to the Greeks and the city of Athens.



Just Who Is Aphrodite, Anyway?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn more about Aphrodite, the Greek goddess of love and beauty, including her myths, symbols, attributes, aspects, and stories.



Greek Myths: Get to Know Hades, Lord of the...

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Hades - A quick look at the myths of the Greek god Hades, King of the Dead, abductor of Persephone.



Greek Sea God Poseidon

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An introduction to Poseidon, the Greek god of the sea and oceans, earthquakes, and horses and one of the major gods of Greece.



Greek Myths: Get a Quick Primer on Zeus

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Greek god Zeus, King of the Gods, ruler of Mount Olympus. Here is a quick look at the Greek god of the sky whose symbol is the thunderbolt.



Greek Myths: Everything You Need to Know about...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

An overview of Pegasus, the winged flying horse of Greek mythology, including its basic story, associated sites, interesting facts, and more.



Selene, Greek Goddess of the Moon

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Selene is a Greek Goddess of the Moon. Find out about Selene, her myth, strengths, weaknesses, symbols and more about this Greek goddess of the moon.



The 13 Most Famous Movies Shot in Greece

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Checking out some films shot in Greece can be a great way to see some of Greece's amazing beauty and build excitement for your own trip.



Zeus, Top God of Greece

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Persephone - kidnapped goddess or runaway daughter? Fast facts on the Greek goddess Persephone, also known as Kore.



How to Say Merry Christmas in Greek

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

What is the Name of Christmas in Greece? - Greek Name for Christmas. Find out the Greek name of Christmas.



Learn About Apollo, Greek God of the Sun

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Quick facts about Apollo, the Greek God of the Sun, music, and prophecy, from deTraci Regula.



Say Yasou like a Pro!

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Learn About Ares, Greek God of War and Lover of...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Fast Facts on Ares - Irritable Greek God of Battles, War, and Warfare.



Greek Myths: What's Up with Pandora and That Box?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

A quick look at Pandora and the opening of the box that brought troubles into the world.



Facts and Myths of Gaia, the Greek Goddess of...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn more about Gaia, the ancient Greek goddess of the earth, including her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Greek Myths: Get Up to Speed on Nike, Goddess...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Nike is the ancient Greek goddess of victory. Find out about Nike, her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Greece - What Kind of Electric Adapter Plug...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Greek Plugs - What kind of power plug adapter do your need for your trip to Greece? Will your electrical devices work in Greece? What do you need to make your computer and cell phone charger work in Greece?



Helios, the Apollo Before Apollo

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Quick facts about the Greek god Helios, god of the sun.



Learn How to Say Hello in Greek

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

While most Greeks in the tourist industry speak English, nothing warms your reception more than a few words in Greek. Here's help on a good start.



Find Out What Your Money Is Worth in Other...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Convert currency to and from dollars and euros with this fast, easy to use converter. Find out what your money is worth in Greece.



Have You Met Hestia, the Greek Goddess of Home...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Hestia - Olympian goddess of home and hearth. Find out about the Greek goddess of the hearthfire.



Fast Facts on the Greek God Pan

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn about the Gods and Goddesses of Greece - Pan.



Are There Sharks Near the Greek Islands?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Sharks in Greece - are there sharks in Greece and the Greek islands? The answer is yes - but just how worried should you be about shark attacks?



Meet Eros, Greek God of Love and Passion

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Find out about Eros, the Greek god of love and son of Aphrodite, quite a love goddess herself.



Get the Basic Facts on the Greek God Zeus

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

A look at the Greek god of the sky whose symbol is the thunderbolt: His basic story, strengths, weaknesses, family and fascinating facts.



What Does Kalimera Mean in Greek?

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Where was Percy Jackson filmed?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Percy Jackson & the Olympians: The Lightning Thief Movie Locations. Where was Percy Jackson shot? What filming locations were used for Percy Jackson & the Olmpians?



Kronos - Young and Old Greek God of Time

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Kronos, the Titan who is the father of Zeus. Find out all about Kronos, his attributes, myths, and stories. Fast facts on Kronos.



Greek Myths: Get to Know Artemis, Goddess of...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Artemis, Greek goddess of wild things - a quick look at Artemis, her myths, attributes, and temple sites.



Release the Kraken! Or not.

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Kraken appears in the movies, but was he big in ancient Greece?



How to Find Cheap Flights to Athens, Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Flying to Greece can be expensive, but if you follow these travels tips on deals and specials cheap flights to Greece are almost always possible to find.



Greek Myths: Meet Demeter, Goddess of Plants...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

This is brief overview on the powers, story, and interesting facts on Demeter, Greek goddess of agriculture and mother of Persephone.



Top 9 Best Attractions to Visit in Athens Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Traveling to Athens? Check out these must-see monuments and sightseeing attractions and other things to do in Greece's capital and largest city.



Is Zika in Greece?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Zika in Greece -Do you need to worry about this mosquito-borne virus on your trip to Greece?



What You Should Know Before Visiting Cyprus

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Find out fast facts on Cyprus. What is Cyprus? Where is Cyprus? Is Cyprus a Greek island? Learn the basics for your trip to Cyprus.



Why Is Greek Easter on a Different Date than...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Find out why Western and Eastern Easter are celebrated on different dates and tips on traveling to Greece during the Easter holiday.



Learn About Greek Gods Through Clip Art and...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Free clip art images of many Greek gods and goddesses, plus fast facts on all the Greek gods and goddesses.



It's a Greek Christmas!

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Christmas in Greece. Christmas customs of Greece. Enjoy a look at the fascinating Christmas customs of Greece, from the melomacarona cookies to the Kallikantzari.



Christmas and New Year's in Athens

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Christmas in Athens, Greece promises to be as good as ever with a program of free public events, Christmas decorations, and much more.



Mamma Mia! Where in Greece Was the Movie Shot?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Where was Mamma Mia filmed? Where in Greece was Mamma Mia shot? What locations in Greece did they use in the movie? What island was Mamma Mia shot on? Where is Kalokairi? Where is Villa Donna located?



How Strikes in Greece Might Affect Your Travel...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Strikes in Greece - Why are there so many strikes in Greece? How does the strike affect your travel plans? Will the protests in Greece interfere with your trip?



Greek Myths: Get to Know Hera, Goddess of...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Hera, the Greek goddess of marriage, wife of Zeus, mother of Ares and Hephaestus. Myths and Stories of Hera.



Zeus's Secret Agent: Hermes

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Hermes - Find fast facts on the Greek god Hermes, patron of travelers, guide of souls, troubleshooter for Zeus.



Fast Facts and Myths About Atalanta, Goddess of...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Atalanta is the ancient Greek goddess of running. Here are her strengths, weaknesses, attributes, myths, and stories.



Greece Webcams

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Peek at Greek beaches, towns, harbors, plazas and more through this selection of webcams throughout Greece.



Breaking Plates in Greece - It's a Good Thing

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

What's the meaning of smashing plates in Greece - and just how much is it likely to cost the unsuspecting tourist?



Kalo Mena! Kalimena!

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Kalimena - is that the same as kalimera?



The Key Dates for Celebrating Carnival in Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Want to know when Carnival in Greece occurs? Here are the dates for the Carnival season in Greece for 2014, 2015, and 2016. Page 2.



Greek Myths: Your Handy Introduction to Hercules

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn more about Hercules, the semi-divine hero of Greek myth, including adventures, his attributes, myths, and stories.



Speak Greek Quick

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Nothing makes your travels easier than knowing a few words in the local language. Here is a single-page introduction to the Greek language that will enhance your travel.



Where Is That Kalokairi Place From the "Mamma...

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Kalokairi - where is Kalokairi? A quick look at the Greek island of Skopelos, most recently renowned as one of the locations for



Greek Myths: Get Up to Speed on the God...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn more about Hephaestus, the Greek god of the Forge and husband to the goddess Aphrodite, including his myths, symbols, attributes, aspects and stories.



Leaders of Greece

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Who is the President of Greece? Who is the Prime Minister of Greece?



Most Visited Greek Islands

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The Greek islands appeal to everyone - but some appeal to more visitors than others. What is the Most Popular Greek Island? What is the Most Popular Island in Greece? Which island is the most popular?



Is Santa Claus a Greek?

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Christmas in Greece - Was Santa Greek? Read the tale of St. Nikolaos and decide if this Christmas legend is based on the ancient Greek saint.



Greece to Egypt Travel Tip

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Travel from Greece to Egypt - it can be done cheaply with this



Renting a Car in Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Is renting a car in Greece right for you? Find out how to hire a car in Greece - and what to do once you're behind the wheel. Can you take a rental car on a Greek ferry?



I Need a Hero: Perseus

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Perseus is popular right now, as both Clash of the Titans and Percy Jackson & the Olympians draw from the ancient Greek story of Perseus.



The Minotaur

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What Makes December a Great Time to Visit Greece?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Travel to Greece in December and January provides off-season discounts, light crowds, good air quality in Athens, and rich and moving Greek Christmas pageantry, followed by Greek New Year's celebrations and Epiphany.



New Year's Celebrations in Athens, Greece

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New Year's Eve in Athens, Greece usually provides free concerts, big crowds, and, since it's Greece, lots and lots of fireworks. Will turbulent 2012 give the same big welcome to 2013?



Theseus, Greek hero

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The hero Theseus has a rich tale of romance and adventure - and some of it is not very heroic by modern standards.



Buy the Best Greek Tours and Cruises

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Discover what tours are right for you for your trip to Greece. Choose from Greek island cruises, full tour packages, coach tours, short trips, and more.



Greece Spring Travel Guide

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Springtime Greece offers travelers lower prices, much lighter crowds, and wildflowers as Hellas awakes from winter. From deTraci Regula, your Greece for Visitors guide.



Greek Tipping

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Don't know what to tip taxi drivers, waiters, and toilet attendants in Greece? It's easy. Here's how to confidently handle tipping on your Greek trips and travels.



Mamma Mia! the Trip!

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Mamma Mia the Movie - want to visit the locations where Mamma Mia was shot in Greece? Here's how to plan a great Mamma Mia vacation in Greece



Greek Myths: Have You Met Dionysus, God of Wine?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Quick look at Dionysus, Greek god of wine, a son of Zeus.



Party Nude at Paradise Beach at Mykonos, Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Does this world-famous Mykonos nude beach live up to its reputation? Find out what to expect at Paradise Beach, Mykonos, Greece.



Sweetwater Beach on Crete

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Famed beach for both nude and non-nude sunbathers, this stretch of pebbles in southwestern Crete entrances visitors and fresh spring water attracts long-term visitors.



Everything You Need to Know about the Greek Flag

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Greek flag is one of the most recognizable of the world's flags. Learn the meanings behind the simple blue and white colors and design.



Travel to Greece - Is It Safe?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Will the current financial crisis affect your trip to Greece in 2015?



Greece's Mega-Islands

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Greece has thousands of islands. Here is a listing of the largest islands with information on each.



All in for All Inclusive Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Want a stress-free, well-planned, and entertaining getaway to Greece? Try a Greek all-inclusive resort trip where virtually everything is included.



Where to Find the Latest English-Language News...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Check the major news headlines from Greece with English-language news sources and newspapers, including the Athens News Agency, Kathimerini, and more.



Basic Facts You Should Know about Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Fast facts about Greece, including the population, life expectancy, geography, government, latitude and longitude of Greece, and more.



Atlas

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Quick facts on Atlas, the Greek god



How Safe is Greece?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

While there is hesitation for some travelers due to the Greek financial crisis and the effect of the new governing party, here's some help on assessing the pros and cons of traveling to Greece right now.



Top 10 Reasons to Go to Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Why travel to Greece? Because it offers multiple options for exploration and enjoyment. Find out the top 10 reasons and all this great country offers.



Test Yourself on Greek Letters

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Learn to read Greek road signs for your travel in Greece and practice the Greek alphabet, starting with this sign at the Athens International Airport.



Don't Miss These Sites in Mykonos

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Going to Mykonos? Don't miss these must-sees on the Greek island.



greece airport codes greek airports iata code...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Looking for Greek airfares online? These IATA airport codes for Greece will help you get the rates for Athens, Greece instead of Athens, Georgia!



Greece's Border Islands

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Explore Greece's border islands and you may discover a whole new way to combine countries on your trip.



Your Name Is Your "Birthday" in Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Name Days in Greece - is it true everyone in Greece gets two birthdays to celebrate? Sort of.



Things You Should Know About Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Tips for planning a successful trip to Greece. Including some little-known information to help you around.



mythology, artemis, athena, apollo, demeter,...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Meet the Greek Gods and Goddesses on their own territory at these ancient sites throughout Greece. Visit the best Greek temples and sacred sitesm including the Temple of Apollo, the Temple of Poseidon, Athena's home on the Acropolis, and others.



Best Month to Go to Greece

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Greece Year Round - Find the best time for your trip to Greece, month by month. Budget comparisons, travel tips, Greek weather, and more. Find out everything you need to know about Greek travel.



Up with Opa!

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Opa! Way seeks to reinvigorate Western civilization with a new Greek attitude.



International Driver's Licenses - Scam or Legit...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Do you need an International Driver's License to drive or rent a car in Greece?



Will the Greek Financial Crisis Affect Your...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Greek economic crisis is everywhere in the news. How will it affect your travel plans for Greece? Should you cancel your trip to Greece if Greece defaults on its debts? From deTraci Regula, your Greece for Visitors guide.



Percy Jackson and Greek Mythology

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Percy Jackson's Greek mythology - how do the Greek myths and gods and goddesses fare in Percy Jackson? Just what is that beast, anyway?



Top 10 Beauty Products and Toiletries to Buy in...

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

Can't travel with your own toiletries anymore? Here are my favorite Greek substitutes - and you may want to ship these back home.



Greek Tourist Police - Friends or Foes?

2016-12-06T11:19:17Z

The Greek Tourist Police - travelers don't need to fear these officers in Greece - they're here to help you, not arrest you.