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An Ancient Mystery Traveling in a Suitcase From Greece

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 11.27.2015 | Education
Sandra Marinopoulos

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.

The Cyclades Are Pretty Much Perfect

AP | KRISTI EATON | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel

SANTORINI, Greece (AP) — Whitewashed houses stacked like sugar cubes on the cliffs. Colorful sunsets and black-sand beaches. Donkeys, windmills and ...

The Restaurants of Ios

Michael Schuermann | Posted 07.12.2014 | Home
Michael Schuermann

Ios, it is said, has a church for every day of the year, and probably as many bars or restaurants, too. But if it's Greek traditional dishes you're after, here are our tips (just like the Cyclades islands, they were all great, each in their own way).

The Orthodox Churches of Ios On the Greek Cyclades

Michael Schuermann | Posted 06.29.2014 | Travel
Michael Schuermann

Nobody knows exactly how many churches and chapels are scattered over the island, but according to a popular myth, there are 365 of them: one for every day of the year.

13 Reasons Why the Cyclades Are Basically Paradise

minube | Posted 06.17.2014 | Travel
minube

Paradise isn't on some far-flung, pricey South Pacific island; actually, it's in Europe. Greece, to be precise.

Sifnos, the Island of Wild Beauty and Food Tasting!

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 11.12.2013 | World
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

Sifnos, the island known for its chick pea soup, or "revythada," and local wild sheep, or "mastelo," is, truly, a rare paradise that captivates with its wild beauty and offers the best of the reputed Aegean good life.

In Defense of Paradise

Eugenia Chandris | Posted 12.11.2012 | World
Eugenia Chandris

The town houses sit with their doors open, the inhabitants sitting quietly at their table the women usually in black, unfazed by the craziness on their doorstep. I still get a nod or a hug from the people I have known over the 43 years I've been visiting the island and I value that.