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  1. Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Athens

    Museum of Ancient Greek Technology in Athens
    The Museum of Ancient Greek Technology “Kostas Kotsanas” opened to the public on January 8, in Athens. For more than three decades, Greek mechanical engineer Kostas Kotsanas has studied and reproduced the impressive inventions of ancient Greek engineers, known from written sources but not actually surviving. The result -more than 500 functioning models of ancient Greek inventions- has been on display in...
  2. How to Send Cryptic Messages and Write History

    How to Send Cryptic Messages and Write History
    But First, Some History Sending messages to friends with the sole purpose of not getting read by foes was, is, and will be one humanity’s greatest concerns.  Today, however, it has become an element of everyday life – we use cryptography during talking on our mobile to sending emails to doing bank transactions online. Cryptography has sure gone a long...
  3. Amphipolis Tomb Set To Open

    Amphipolis Tomb Set To Open
    The Kasta Tomb in Amphipolis, notably the largest known Macedonian tomb, is set to open to visitors in three years time.   A joint project worth of millions   According to a statement by Greek Minister of Culture and Sports Lydia Koniordou, 1.5 million euros will be given by Greece's Central Macedonia regional authority and 1.3 million euros by cross-border heritage programme...
  4. Mykonos or Santorini? The answer might surprise you

    Mykonos or Santorini? The answer might surprise you
    They are probably Greece's most iconic islands, topping the holiday wish list of many of us. With their minimalistic yet traditional white houses and deep blue seas, they both define the Aegean Island style. Yet, Santorini and Mykonos are pretty different to each other. Travel blogger Santorini Dave helps you to choose what suits you best https://santorinidave.com/santorini-or-mykonos  
  5. Haute Couture from Ancient Greece in Melbourne

    Haute Couture from Ancient Greece in Melbourne
    Can ancient Greece inspire today's haute couture? Yes, it can...and it is already happening in Melbourne! Designs worn by Minoans and Mycenaeans of Bronze Age Greece come to life as part of Melbourne Fashion Week. Teaming up with Virgin Australia Melbourne Fashion Festival, this year the Hellenic Museum (Melbourne) hosts the exhibition 'Haute Couture in Ancient Greece: The Spectacular Costumes of...
  6. Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through One Of Those Days

    Inspirational Quotes To Get You Through One Of Those Days
    It is one of those days when everything seems to go wrong.   Missed the alarm clock and left for work late? Check! You boarded on the third train that passed before you as the previous two were too crowded? Check! Your organization embarks on a new project and you find out you are not even considered to join? Check!   You...
  7. The Most Controversial Summer Olympic Games In History

    The Most Controversial Summer Olympic Games In History
    The Olympic Games is regarded as the foremost international multi-sport event in the world today. The first Olympic Games hosted under the regulation of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) was held in 1896 in Athens, Greece, and the most recent one was completed in 2016 In Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. For decades, the series of Olympic Games have influenced and...
  8. A Museum Just For Kids? Thoughts On The Children's Museum of Athens

    A Museum Just For Kids? Thoughts On The Children's Museum of Athens
    Kids in Museums: Good or Bad? How valuable is taking a child to a museum? This is an answer that museum professionals struggle to answer. In recent years, museums have turned from dry heritage repositories to hubs of culture open to everybody. With their exhibition layouts going more visitor-friendly and their activities being mainly education-centered,  museums and galleries have become the...
  9. Eight Travel Challenges to Transform A Trip To An Experience

    Eight Travel Challenges to Transform A Trip To An Experience
    Traveling the globe is one thing. Gather experiences to last a lifetime is another.   "Do at least one thing you have never done before in your life – and you won’t be able to stop" states a popular saying. So, what about trying these new things when traveling?   Travel experts 203TravelChallenges have selected eight inspiring never-happened things to...
  10. Meteora: The Spiritual Hideout That Inspired Linkin Park

    Meteora: The Spiritual Hideout That Inspired Linkin Park
    Meteora is probably Greece's best-hidden secret. This is a cluster of Medieval monasteries that look like suspended in the air.   The scenery looks like out of this world each time travelers approach the plain of Meteora, in Kalambaka, Central Greece.   The huge rocks covering the plain, look like having fallen from the sky and create a vibe which is...

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