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The neighborhood known as Little Venice in Mykonos Town, on the Greek island of Mykonos

The cute neighborhood known as Little Venice in Mykonos Town is named for its unique houses, cafes, and shops, many of which jut out over the Aegean Sea. In centuries past,...

The Windmills of Kato Mili, most often referred to as the Windmills of Mykonos, were once used to mill wheat and barley into hard tack for use as provisions during long sea voyages

I was more than a little puzzled when I first saw the Windmills of Kato Mili on the Greek island of Mykonos. This tiny speck of granite in the far eastern...

Ruins of the Temple of Zeus in Ancient Olympia, Greece

Today the Temple of Zeus stands in ruins, its 34 massive columns toppled and scattered in pieces around the Sanctuary of Ancient Olympia. But in 457 B.C., it was one the...

Hermes and the Infant Dionysus, generally attributed to the sculptor Praxiteles, is the preeminent exhibit at the Archeological Museum in Olympia Greece

The itinerary for my Greek tour with Collette included a day in Olympia Greece, site of the first Olympic Games in 776 B.C. I thoroughly enjoyed my tour of the original...

When I saw scenes like this one in Mykonos, the answer to the question, "Is Mykonos overrated?" was easy. No. It's not. It's spectacular.

I turned my nose up at the offer of a map. The narrow, stone-paved streets of Mykonos begged to be explored randomly. I wasn’t quite sure what to expect. So far,...

Lion Gate, the fabled and fearsone entrance to the ancient citadel of Mycenae, Greece

In the middle of the second century, the scholar Pausanius published his landmark Description of Greece. Among the many civilizations he documented was the kingdom of Mycenae, which reached its zenith...