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Top 10 Interesting Things about Greece?

Greeks don’t call their country Greece. It is Ellada. The official name of Greece is the Hellenic Republic. The Athens Archaeological Museum and the many other museums in Athens are filled with treasures. Family favorite. The whole population of the country of Greece in 2015 was 12 million. That’s less than the city of Los […]

MYKONOS–Fun & History Packed by Archaeologous

Thinking of a Mykonos vacation? Check out this short interesting video showing you how much there is to do on this dynamic island. Of course, there are award winning beaches and the little island 20 minutes away called Delos which is a sacred place, and the sunsets are spectacular as you sit seaside and toast […]

3 Greek Islands in 1 Day from Athens by Archaeologous

How fun, You’re visiting the ancient mecca of thought, Athens. You’ve perhaps gone to the legendary perfect architectural masterpiece of the Parthenon and visited a museum or two. Now what? Let me suggest doing what my cousin and I did upon her visit. In one day you take a fabulous boat ride (capacity about 140) […]

Best Greek souvenir-Worry Beads

If you’ve ever been nervous, or twittled your fingers, or perhaps grabbed a cigarette just for something to do with your hands, then let me introduce an age old remedy… The Greek Worry beads. When walking around the various shopping areas in Greece, you will see every age, size and shape male standing close to […]

Happy: Springtime, Easter, Flowers, & Vacation planning

Hi everybody. Happy springtime. Love this time of year watching the Greek flowers burst open and peoples’ attitudes become lighter. Is this the year you say, that’s it I’m going to vacation in Greece, sip ouzo and watch the sunset over the Santorini Caldera, feel the Cape Sounion  Temple of Poseidon, or soak up a […]

Istanbul Full Day walking tour by Archaeologous

We walked the streets of Istanbul and  met school children running up to us like we were Hollywood stars, watched the men wash their feet before going into the Blue Mosque, saw fresh pomegranate juice being squeezed, double knotted Turkish carpets being weaved, ate from the multiple stands during Ramadan and on and on.  The […]

Rhodes ‘Favorites’ Half Day Tour by Archaeologous

As I lay in bed drinking my hot chocolate on this rainy night, I’m remembering the beautiful sights I saw while in Rhodes, Greece. I have always admired that quality that we humans have of being able to ‘relive’ all the beautiful places we’ve visited through memories. I went on the favorites of Rhodes, half […]