The low temperatures over the last weekend caused snow and frost throughout the country, even in the islands. Some parts of Greece, especially in the North have been completely blanketed in snow. Severe weather conditions placed refugees to risk in outdoors camps. Here are some stunning and some shocking photos of snow-covered Greece.
This is a list of our favourite traditional Greek Christmas, New Year and Epiphany Carols and songs. We wish all Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Greek Christmas Carols
Greek mountain tea is also known as Sideritis, literally meaning someone who is made of steel. It is a flower plant and was traditionally used in herbal medicine. Nowadays, it is widely used in the winter as herbal tea.
An inspiring story of a few remarkable heroes on the Island of Lesvos who helped almost half a million refugees in 2015 has been documented in a new short film called Ode to Lesvos, created by Johnnie Walker Storyline – an ongoing series that aims to find and tell the world’s most inspirational stories of human progress.