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  1. Greek Mythology in the Arts: The most famous artworks

    Greek Mythology in the Arts: The most famous artworks
    Greek mythology is, for sure, one of the greatest inspirations in the art world. The world’s ancient civilizations developed art starting from a need to express ideas relevant to their particular understanding of the cosmos. The Greeks took this to a higher level, as their own cosmology was highly supported with a rich mythology, full of human-like gods, heroes, fantastic...
  2. Top 5 art-inspired travel destinations in Greece

    Top 5 art-inspired travel destinations in Greece
    Are you an artlover? Are you a summerlover? Are you both? Then you are going to love this article! Everyone agrees that Greece is the country of art & culture and of course is the best place for you to spend your summer holidays. If you are looking for a great summer location to spend a few days under the...
  3. Acropolis museum: A stroll to ancient Greece through a single site

    Acropolis museum: A stroll to ancient Greece through a single site
    Athens is a city full of arts and culture. There are many museums you can visit in Athens, but one is exceptional. It’s the Acropolis museum! The museum of Acropolis is listed as one of the top museums in the world. As a matter of fact, it ranked 8th of the best in the world and 3rd of the best...
  4. Troy: The Legendary Ancient City That Inspired Ancient Art

    Troy: The Legendary Ancient City That Inspired Ancient Art
    The famous Trojan War was a topic that inspired in many ways the world of arts. Artists from various fields, depicted the “Sack of Troy” in vases, sculptures, water jars, drinking cups, mosaics, frescoes, narrated it in poems and the history survived throught the years. Scenes from the wars, such as the judgement of Paris to Patroklos’s funeral, the duel...
  5. Athens Culture Hub II: A city full of museums

    Athens Culture Hub II: A city full of museums
    As mentioned in our previous blog post, Athens is a city full of arts and culture. If you live or visit Athens, you have many options to choose among outdoor activities or interactive cultural events. Apart from that, Athens is a city that encourages you to visit its museums. In the Athenian museums is preserved all the Greek history, treasures...
  6. Athens Culture Hub: Athens of arts and culture

    Athens Culture Hub: Athens of arts and culture
    The are endless things you can talk about in order to define the culture of a city: - How can Athens be considered as the city of arts and culture? - What do people expect from a capital like Athens in terms of cultural events? - How can citizens get access to the artistic happenings of the city? - How...
  7. Top 10 of the most famous artists coming from Greece that stimulated painting and sculpture

    Top 10 of the most famous artists coming from Greece that stimulated painting and sculpture
    Since antiquity, Greece has always been the land that generated great artistic talents. It’s something special about the greek painters and sculptors that broke the barriers of traditional art and set new rules with their art. Here you can explore the work of 10 famous artists - 10 bright minds - that influenced the world of arts in the past...
  8. Athens - A Portrait of a Changing Metropolis

    This is a film - homage to the capital of Greece by Alexandros Maragos. Shot almost entirely from the highest rooftops, hills, and mountains of Athens at night, the film explores the urban core, the city center and beyond. A series of hyperlapse, timelapse and drivelapse shots of the city and the skyline, shows that what you feel, not what to...
  9. Kitchens To Go: 7 Inspiring Kitchens from Mediterranean Style Homes

    Kitchens To Go: 7 Inspiring Kitchens from Mediterranean Style Homes
    Mediterranean style homes are all about their kitchens! You see, the Mediterranean style is not only about the food. It is also about the spot you prepare it. Interior designer Nancy Mitchell has been visiting kitchens around the world since ages; yet, out of 1,000 images of kitchens she now has,  her best come from Greece, Italy,  Spain and the South of...
  10. How Many Countries Have you Been To Without Having To Fly?

    How Many Countries Have you Been To Without Having To Fly?
    Graham Hughes is the first person to visit every country in the world without flying. This is his adventure story. Hippie at Heart Born in Liverpool, UK, Hughes was always a music and cinema lover and a hippie at heart. He was in Eastern Europe as the map was redrawn after the end of the cold war, drove along Wales in a...

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