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Greek listening exercise – Saffron

Listen to the Greek text, improve your listening skills, while learning more about Saffron. Saffron is a delicious spice coming from the Krokos (crocus) flower, is growing in Greece and known since ancient times! Saffron is being used in many different ways: for its flavor in the kitchen, for its color in cosmetics and paint, […]


The National Archaeological Museum Of Athens

The Acropolis Museum might be the museum that most people know when they visit Athens, but the National Archaeological Museum of Athens is the largest archaeological museum in Greece and contains the richest collection of findings from Greek antiquity worldwide. Click below to read the article in Greek and listen to the audio  It was […]


Greek Rebetiko Song – Vassilis Tsitsanis

Greeks, whenever they were facing difficulties, which is still something happening very often, have found a way to overcome and even to celebrate! The following Rebetiko song by known composer Tsitsanis is an example of how Greeks deal with difficulties! This philosophy is very helpful to face life difficulties, with more optimism!


Greek Breakfast, bougatsa, and not only…

Which is the most important meal of the day? Of course, it‘s the breakfast 😉 Although most Greeks do not really eat a big Greek breakfast or any breakfast at all, slowly slowly things are changing. More and more hotels in Greece now understand the value of breakfast and more and more Greeks also start […]

The National Gallery In Athens

The National Gallery – Alexandros Soutzos Museum Εθνική Πινακοθήκη (for Greek Text, see the button below) Do you enjoy art and would like to learn more about Greek art over history? Then the National Gallery in Athens is the place to be. The newly renovated museum reopened after an almost decade-long expansion and refurbishment on […]

The caretta-caretta sea turtles in Greece

There are animals that survive on the planet for millions of years. One of these species is the sea turtle. Sea turtles live on earth for more than 100 million years. They spend their lives in the sea and they come ashore to lay their eggs on sandy beaches during the appropriate season. There are […]


The Electric Car of Syros Island

It may be that nowadays the electric car makes quite the impression and is funded by big industrial firms, but in Greece, it was already constructed for the first time 45 years ago! During the summer months, many Omilo students have the opportunity to admire the first Greek electric car, which was built in Syros […]