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Discover The Greek Singer Yannis Charoulis 

Yannis Charoulis is a celebrated Greek singer, songwriter, and musician whose music brings together elements from entekhno (orchestral music with elements from folk songs and lyrics often based on the work of famous Greek poets), rock, and traditional Cretan music. Continue reading to learn more about his career and music, and listen to one of […]

Playing Tavli (Backgammon) in Greece

Playing Tavli or Backgammon is a very popular Greek habit. Almost every Greek has enjoyed a sunny morning with cold coffee (preferably a frappe) and a round of “Portes” or a summer afternoon with a glass of ouzo accompanied by a “meze” and a round of “Plakoto”.   Το τάβλι είναι μία ιδιαίτερα δημοφιλής συνήθεια […]

10 important Greek Proverbs

Every culture and language has a collection of wise sayings that gives advice about how to live your life. These are the so-called proverbs. In Greek, they are called: οι παροιμίες. Of course, when you start learning Greek, it is useful to start learning the Everyday Greek Wishes and very common Greek expressions first, so […]

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How To Travel To Syros Island, From Athens Or Mykonos

 Omilo welcomes students to Syros island, for the 1- and 2-week Greek Language and Culture courses, which take place in summer, between June and September. For all the details and course dates of  the 1-week courses, click here For all the details and course dates of the 2-week courses, click here Here below you find […]

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Greek Audio, Audiobooks and Podcasts by Omilo

Technology changes non-stop, for good or for bad, but we try to focus on the good 🙂 Audio and Podcasts really help to learn Greek, so we also do our share, to keep you happy! For your info,  during the past “corona-year”, we have worked on various audio files and audiobooks, which are available online, […]