The Ionian Revolt

 The Ionian Revolt (499-494 BC) was the result of the hard effort of the Greek cities on the eastern coasts of the Aegean Sea (also known as Ionia of Asia Minor) to free themselves from the Persian inspection which finally ended up to a strong conflict. During this conflict, the abilities of the Greeks and Persians were challenged greatly. The final dominance of the Persians which was a result of the bad organization and the lack of cooperation through the rebellious Greeks. Without a capable leadership, underestimating the Persian military force and internally fragmented, the Ionians of Asia Minor led

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Canyons in Greece

   In Greece there are a lot of extremely fascinating canyons in several places of the country, in the mainland and the islands. On their inaccessible walls a wide range of rare wildflowers is hosted  and many birds have built their lairs on this safe place. If you visit Greece, canyoning is one of the things you have to try! A canyon crossing can offer you unforgettable experiences and strong feelings as why you have to hike, to climb, to come off rocks, to cross rivers, to swim even to dive into the water! If you love both excitement and entertainment,

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Holiday villas in Greece

The Greek Islands and the territory are the ideal Villa Holiday destination with sun drenched beaches, picturesque landscapes and charming villages each with their own local character.  Let yourself feel the Greek passion of life, enjoy a lazy lunch under the tree shade of a traditional tavern, shop in the local stores and create your own ‘’meze’’ back in the privacy of your own villa or spend all day sitting in the cool breeze whilst sipping some locally produced wine.  With the flexibility of living in a holiday villa in Greece, you can do as little or as much as

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Ancient Greek food

Greece provides an ideal climate for growing lemons, olives, zucchini (courgettes) beans, eggplant (aubergines) and peas. This type is of climate is also great for herbs such as basil and mint, oregano, garlic and thyme which grows in abundance on the hillsides.These herbs are grown on large scales which are pollinated by the bees giving the locally produced honey a unique taste. Few of the islands in Greece have larva rock which provides an idyllic surface to produce some of the delectable ancient Greek food. Over the period of time, Greek cuisine has been influenced by many foreign cultures. Foreign

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Introduction to the Hot springs in Greece

Spa stands for Sanus Per Aquam which is a Latin word and it means health through water. Actually spa is the name of the city which is present in the Belgium. As the water is contained in mineral springs, it was also used for the relaxation of the noble persons during the fifteenth century. In the ancient times, people used to travel in search of hot or cold springs to cure some sufferings or illness. Modern world also uses some therapeutic property of the water to treat against the various health disorders. According to the International Spa Association, definition of the

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The wild life of Greece

Greece is famous for its sandy beaches and historical sites. However, apart from amazing sites, it also has a diversified wildlife. The rugged mountains of Greece cater large variety of animals. You can even find some of exclusive endangered species in the forests of Greek land. Greece due to its mountainous landscape has provided a shelter to all kinds of wildlife and the segregation has allowed plants to grow separately. Below it’s a list with the most characteristic wild species which appear in the Greek nature. The brown bear (ursus arctos) The brown bear is the largest land mammal in

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Best ways to carry money while travelling

It is the most important task to be careful with your cash and plastic money while you are touring or on a holiday. If something wrong happens in a foreign country then you might have to pay for life. Always remember that it is not your country and they are not your people, who will be always willing to help you out unconditionally. You need to be very careful with your money. It is quite obvious that if you are going on a holiday then you will carry a lot of cash and will take your credit and debit cards

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Quiet Holidays in Greece

People often want to go on holidays to new places. They need to take time off from their regular work schedules and just enjoy themselves for a few days. They need the change from routine and want to relax for some time. So, people visit many places located within their own country or places abroad. There are many holiday destinations across the world one can go to. However, there comes a time when people feel like getting away from the hustle and bustle of life. In such moments, what better place is there to visit than Greece? Probably, for that

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Tips for an enjoyable travel with ship-ferry

Modes of traveling add to your traveling experience. Thus it is very important to travel through modes that you are most comfortable with. Different people have different preferences regarding traveling. For some people, comfort might be a priority while others would like to explore different modes of traveling. If you have done air travel and road travel before, why not opt for something unique? Something, that offers a totally different experience, like a ship or a ferry travel? Ship-ferry travel might sound a little boring risky to some people. Therefore, to avoid the problems that you might have while traveling

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Tips for travelling with your pet on an airplane

Pets are dear to their owners and it is natural that there will be apprehensions and expectations of safe transport while traveling on an airplane but it is also assured that other than some accidental lapses the pets are transported with care and dignity. Even then there are regulations and it is better if the owner follows the tips for traveling with your pet on an airplane to the point so that any unwanted complications can be avoided. The first is the acceptance of working to the existing conditions of transportation. It should be remembered that the pet and the

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