There Really Isn't Anywhere Quite Like These Greek Islands
The fabulous Greek islands lure in incredible amounts of tourists each year, making them some of the world's most popular holiday destinations. However, with countless islands to choose from, planning a trip isn't quite as easy as you'd expect.
This Greek Island Paradise is a Gorgeous Place to Behold
Visiting the island of Corfu in Greece, we arrive at a place of unspeakable beauty (that's why we're using video!). Corfu is one of the most popular Greek summer islands, where many come for a terrific vacation.
Before Greek Culture, there Was Greek Nature...
The islands, the rivers, the mountains and fields of green. It is a fertile and beautiful land, and still, thousands of years later, it is still just as breathtaking.
These Abandoned Islands Are Hauntingly Beautiful!
Located off the coast of County Sligo, the island features ruins from the early Christian era. Remnants of the old settlement can still be seen on the island today. Okunoshima (Rabbit Island), Japan Image Source This island gets its name from the large, tame rabbits that roam freely on it.
So this is How a Day as an Ancient Greek Architect Was!
Ancient Greek architecture continues to enthrall the world even today. Why shouldn’t it? The Greeks have produced some of the most magnificent structures such as the Temple of Olympian Zeus, the Parthenon, the Odeon of Herodes Atticus, and the Temple of Hera, among a host of others.
Icarus: The Island of Mystic Tales and Great Beauty
Icarus, or in its true name - Icaria, is a gorgeous Greek island in the Aegean sea. It was given its name by Icarus, the famous Greek son of the inventor Daedalus.
Quiz: Can You Identify Roman Gods By Their Greek Names?
So it is little surprise that when the Romans came into power they used a lot of the knowledge first discovered by the Greeks, including a large part of their mythology. That is why the Roman and Greek gods are mostly the same, with different names.
Stunning Pictures Depicting the Stories of Greek Mythology
Greek mythology has always played a highly influential role in the development of culture and art. Greek mythological stories have served as the basis for numerous books, films, and other forms of media and entertainment.
This Greek Ballet will Have You Dancing & Shouting 'Opa!'
Based on the 1940s novel, Zorba The Greek is a ballet that tells the story of a young intellectual who escapes his life of dry books by meeting the charismatic and mysterious old man, Alexis Zorba.
These Islands are the Stuff Dreams are Made From…
North Island - Seychelles Russian billionaire, politician and industrial tycoon, Mikhail Prokhorov bought this island for 35 million US dollars. The island has four beaches; East Beach, West Beach, Honeymoon Cove, and Dive Beach.
The 150 Islands of Vancouver...
In an area of about 8 square km, there exist no less than 150 small islands. The region is full of lush vegetation and animals, and serves as the perfect area for a camping trip or just traveling between the islands.
These Greek Philosophy Quotes Can Really Make a Difference
The Ancient Greeks were incredibly wise people thanks to their amazing education and the curious habit of questioning everything. In many ways, they shaped the way we today see the world and our place within it.
Socotra: Is This the Weirdest Island in the World?
Situated in the Indian Ocean 250 km from Somalia and 340 km from Yemen, Socotra Island (part of a group of four islands) was geographically isolated from mainland Africa for many eons. The island is about 3,650 square km and has a few smaller islands around it that are mostly uninhabited.
QUIZ: Do You Know These English Words With Greek Roots?
So it is of little surprise that Greek also plays its fair share. Do you know what these Greek roots in English originally meant? Choose the Greek root for the English words we ask about in this quiz. Which of these Greek roots means "Star?"
The Island of Love: A Beautiful Story...
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Touch Down in These Incredible Island Airports!
Welcome to the world of island airports! Island airports, usually built on natural coral reefs or artificially constructed islands, make tropical and land-scarce locations around the world accessible to millions of tourists each year.
QUIZ: Which Greek god Are You?
The Greek gods often represent sides of humanity, sides of us. This quiz will attempt to test your mettle and see what kind of person you are, and what kind of Greek god most symbolizes you. Answer and take your place on Olympus...
This Dog Was Left on a Deserted Island, Until...
Who would abandon a pup on a deserted island? I hope I never find out the answer to that question, I wouldn't want to break the law... But happiness ensues because kind hearted humans noticed this abandoned doggie and a group immediately sent help.
Far, Far Above the Islands - Spectacular!
These incredible photographs show us the islands as they look from space. These were all taken by satellites orbiting thousands of kilometeres above the earth. Watch the beauty of earth's islands from above the atmosphere! Heron Island , Australia . Island of Hawaii , USA.
Do You Know the Greek Pantheon? Take Our Test!
Old and rich in story telling and myths, the Greek pantheon of gods is pretty amazing. There are many gods besides the 12 main ones we know, like Zeus and Apollo, and there are many human heroes as well. Most of us know at least a bit of lore about the Greek gods, but do you know more than that?
Counting Puffins on Farne Islands - Beautiful!
Off the coast of Northeast England you'll find the Farne Islands, a group of 15-20 islands (depending on the tide), that are home to a huge population of sea birds, who come there for 'social gatherings' and mating.
Paradise Earth: The Amazing Virgin Islands!
The virgin islands are a group of tropical islands in the Carrebean sea, that sometimes seem to visitors to be a slice of heaven put on earth. Sometimes it seems as if man has never stepped on these 'virgin' islands. Visiting St.
QUIZ: Which Greek Philosopher Do You Unknowingly Follow?
But each of the great Greek philosophers started out just like everyone else, looking at the world with curiosity - and the desire to undersand it. Though they lived thousands of years ago, their impact upon the world of thought still resounds strong with each generation that reads their writings.
This Island Is Different. Why? It Has an Engine...
Orsos Island is a luxury floating island that has the ability to be moved and re-anchored. The completed launched product is expected to be completed early next year, in 2013. The estimated 4.6 million dollar island is over 20 meters wide (65+ ft) and more than 37 meters in length (121+ ft).