OFFICIAL NAME: HELLENIC REPUBLIC In the past Greece has attracted many visitors who were unwanted. It has been overrun and ruled at various times by the Persians, the... Read more

Greece Subway Map

Except for the northern part, Greece has no major rivers but does have several micro-climates set up by the mountains, the sea, and the prevailing winds. Much of... Read more

Greece Map

The Greek diurnal schedule is out of step with the rest of Europe. As in Mexico, the Greeks take a late lunch, a siesta and late evening meals.... Read more

Greece Metro Map

Near the Acropolis are the Theater of Dionysus, the Theseion Temple, the Agora or ancient meeting place, and the temple of Zeus. The Acropolis Museum is down a... Read more

Map of Greece

SALONIKA better pets Rescuing baby magpies isn’t black and white Stepping in to help a fallen magpie chick may be an act of kindness, but beware of over-protective... Read more

Sights and Attractions in Greece

SIGHTS Byzantine Churches (4th-14th c.): Agia Aekatermi, Agfa Paraskevi, Agla Sofia, Agios Panteleimon, Agios Georgios, Agios Dimitrios (St. Dimitrios is also the city’s patron-saint), Agii Apostoli, Panagia ton... Read more

Travel to Greece

HISTORY In 315 BC the Macedonian King Kassandros founded the settlement and named it after his wife Thessalonike, a sister of Alexander the Great. Both during the Roman... Read more