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A Greek December Month

When we think about the Month of December in Greece, we usually think of winter and celebrations.  Let’s learn more about a typical Greek December Month.

Autumn in Greece

Autumn in Greece is full of surprises! Even though summer is probably the most popular season in Greece, for Greeks and non-Greeks, also autumn and winter have much more to offer than you might think! Since the Tourist Industry focuses on Greece as a typical country for summer holidays, not everyone knows that Greece is […]

Your Persistence | A Greek Song by Eleonora Zouganeli

For many Greek language learners, Greek music is the reason why they started learning Greek. Music is a fun and interesting way to learn the language. You can listen at any time of the day and the lyrics can help you to expand your vocabulary, but also make you feel closer to Greece and the […]

A Greek Parsley Dip From Syros Island

When we are on the island of Syros for the Greek summer courses, one of the things the Omilo team and students love, are the tavern meals. The taverns on Syros island offer lots of wonderful dishes worth discovering. Today we would like to share a recipe with you of a typical starter from Syros […]

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Writing in Greeklish or using the Greek Alphabet?

The Greek alphabet is unique and special. It has survived thousands of years without significant changes. From the times of Omiros and Platonas, in Byzantine and Kavafis, it ended up in our times with barely any changes to it. The Omilo teachers are happy to help you learning this beautiful Greek Alphabet! By the way, […]

A Contemporary Greek Film: Words Apart

Watching films in Greek is a fun way to spend an evening at home and improve your Greek listening skills at the same time. The Greek movie “Worlds Apart” – Ένας Άλλος Κόσμος – is a movie we can recommend for sure. At Omilo, we often organise film nights during the 1- and 2-week Greek language and […]

Ano Syros – a beautiful walk | Omilo

Ano Syros; when you visit the island of Syros, do not miss the opportunity to go for a walk, and witness some traditional Cycladic architecture in Ano Syros. Just a ten-minute taxi or bus ride from the capital and the port of the island, Hermoupolis, it is the perfect location for a walk with beautiful […]

Ordering Greek Wine while learning the Verb To Drink | Omilo

Ordering Greek wine in Greece is easy, since there are 300 varieties of grape cultivated by more than 150,000 farmers in Greece.  Greece produces some outstanding wines, thanks to its climate.  Below a small introduction to Greek Wine Varieties, as well as some useful Greek vocabulary!