In the realm of Greek folklore, it’s not the Grinch but the Kalikantzaroi that stir trouble during the holidays. Emerging between December 25 (Christmas Day) and January 6 (the Feast of Epiphany), these mischievous goblins wreak havoc by destroying furniture and, at times, making off with Christmas treats and gifts!
Iceland warmly embraces more than 1.7 million international visitors annually, presenting an array of unique and beautiful accommodations. If you’re seeking a retreat from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, you can’t go wrong with Torfhús Retreat.
Born Jean-Baptiste Poquelin in 1622, Molière was a renowned French playwright and actor, still celebrated today as one of the greatest French comedy writers of all time. Despite his relatively short life, living only to the age of 51, Molière had a fascinating career that included the creation of celebrated works—all written after his 35th birthday.
Kythnos Island isn’t just conveniently located near Athens, Greece; it boasts a rich history and a plethora of exciting attractions, ranging from stunning beaches and delectable restaurants to a variety of local festivals.
You might be surprised to discover that the beloved teddy bear owes its name to President Theodore “Teddy” Roosevelt. During a hunting trip in Mississippi in 1902, the 26th President of the United States refused to shoot a bear that guides had clubbed and tied to a tree.
“Moments in Time” is more than just art on display; it’s an entrancing symphony of technology, imagination, and architectural wonder, gracefully situated at the vibrant core of Science Park Towers in Jönköping, Sweden. In this exclusive interview with Ronen Tanchum, the Creative Wizard from Phenomena Labs spearheading this groundbreaking project, we embark on an exciting journey to uncover the origins, inspiration, and the enchanting impact of this immersive wonder.
Over 500 years ago, a strange sickness afflicted the citizens of Strasbourg, an area that would eventually become a part of modern-day France. Hundreds of people found themselves dancing until they literally dropped to the ground, yet no clear explanation has emerged.
While Kythnos, Greece, boasts numerous beautiful beaches, one stands out above all the rest: Kolona Beach. Located in Kolona Bay, just seven kilometers west of Hora, this sandy strip of land stretches for about 240 meters. It connects Kythnos to the island of Agios Loukos (St. Luke) and offers a unique beach experience with waves lapping at both sides.
Halloween sparks thoughts of costumes and candy, ghosts and ghouls, but have you ever wondered about its origins? You might be surprised to learn that this festive holiday has its roots in Irish culture.
You’re familiar with the guillotine as an 18th-century beheading device, maybe from history books. But do you know who invented it or how long it was used? If not, get ready to discover 10 fascinating facts about the guillotine.