Happy Easter from the team at Argophilia and the famously friendly people of the island of Crete!
On May 3rd, the day after Orthodox Easter, the lenient lockdown aimed at slowing the spread of COVID-19 in Greece will essentially end.
Heraklion celebrates Koulouma at Karavolas March 2nd in colorful tradition marked by Cretan music, treats, dancing, and amazing kite flying.
Join Anna in a culinary journey like no other. Lent in Yaroslavl is a captivating experience when you dine at Ivan Vasilyevich.
For Orthodox Christians, an old, old tradition is the dying of eggs to symbolize and attest to the resurrection of Jesus Christ. The eggs, which are a symbol of the stone tomb where Jesus’ body was laid, are traditional symbols now for greeting on Easter.
If you are planning a vacation in the part of the world next week, here are some of the best hotel deals available in some of the most popular Eastern and Central European destinations.
Tourism in Turkey is on course for yet another strong performance as the Easter holidays approach, says the Euromonitor International tourism market analyst firm in a new report released this week.
Tourism in Hong Kong is set for an unexpected boom this Easter as travelers look to avoid visiting earthquake-hit Japan as it struggles to recover from nuclear meltdown.