Macedonia and the Macedonians: A journey through history

The Macedonians are Greeks to the degree that the Spartans are Greeks, too. The Macedonians are Greeks of the Doric tribe, just like the Spartans, while the Athenians are Greeks of the Ionian tribe. The derivation of the name “Macedonia”...

Travel postcard: Meteoric beauty of Olympic proportions

Mamma Mia and Zorba the Greek count among those classic Hollywood films that have conjured an image of a Grecian vacation focused on isle-hopping through the Aegean or Ionian Seas. As it happens, though, you don’t have to get on a plane to...