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Nafplion is among the most popular tourist destinations in mainland Greece. Many Greek cities experienced a rapid period of growth in the 1950s and 1960s that destroyed older neoclassical residences and their replacement with unsightly apartment buildings. By a fortunate twist of fate (or perhaps a series of proactive decisions by the authorities and the […]
Cairo is the largest city in the Arab world. More than twenty million people call it home, making it the sixth most populous city in the world. The Giza pyramid complex and the ancient Egyptian sites of Memphis (the capital of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom) and Heliopolis (one of the oldest cities of […]
Greece is the foyer of myths, tragedies, and legendary kings that transformed their kingdom into a wealthy and eternal land commemorated until our days. Mycenae is proof of a rich and powerful city-state that gave its name to an entire civilization that never stops revealing its secrets to us! Clio Muse created a fascinating audio […]
A bit short of two millennia before Christ, Pharaoh Senwosret I (1971-1926 BCE) erected a shrine on the Nile’s East bank at Thebes in honor of the Hermopolitan creator god Amun. In Thebes, mysterious Amun, whose name meant The Hidden One, merged with the Sun God Re, eventually ending as Amun-Re, replacing Thebes’ old patron […]
How does someone go about getting a feel about an unfamiliar city? Especially one as historical and multifaceted as Alexandria? Most western visitors may receive their first introduction to the charms of this metropolis through the incomparable poetry of Constantine Cavafy or the evocative novels of Lawrence Durrell. However, for those able to access Arabic […]
Would you like to feel that you are at the world’s edge, surrounded only by the sea and the sauvage landscape? In that case, Gramvousa is the right place for you. The islet is located on the northwestern part of the island, especially northwest of Kissamos, in the Gramvousa Peninsula. Two islands, one name: Actually, two […]
Thessaloniki is a city with a long history stretching back almost 2400 years. It has been a colorful mosaic of people, cultures, and beliefs throughout the ages and is still expanding, adding tiles day by day and hour by hour. It’s s a great challenge to explore, discover and learn the entirety of the city’s […]
Chania is beautiful, compelling, and boasts plenty of interesting things to see and do. Here you have the six not-to-be-missed!   1. The Old Town The number one destination on your trip to Chania is the Old Town (Palia Poli) which carries a lot of history behind its beautiful stores and buildings. It used to […]
Spinalonga is a small island located on the northeast side of Crete, mostly known for being a leper colony a little after the Cretan liberation from the Ottomans in 1898. But even though the leper colony was a vital part of its history, Spinalonga has even more things to be remembered for. 1. Spinalogka’s name […]
The discovery of the royal tombs of Philip II and Alexander IV, sons of Alexander the Great and Roxane, in November 1977 is among the seminal moments of Greek archaeology. The importance of the finds and the wealth of grave goods that accompanied the illustrious dead transformed the history of ancient Greece and necessitated an […]
Strolling through the National Archaeological Museum of Madrid (known as MAN) is a journey through the history of Spain since prehistoric times. In this blog post, we offer a brief summary of 10 selected items you cannot miss on a visit to this museum, the most extensive archaeological collection in Spain.   1. Watcher Out […]
Imagine you are planning a trip to visit Hong Kong. Victoria Peak will definitely be on the top of the list, no matter how long it is and the purpose. Densely packed skyscrapers, colorful match boxes of residential complexes, and the vibrant Victoria Harbor, embellished with breathtaking landscapes, this astounding view from the highest hill […]
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