Category Archives: Greece

The Magnificence of Melissa Leaf

Melissa Leaf, more commonly known as Lemon Balm, is a unique herb though to have originated from Southern Europe and the Mediterranean, with over 2000 years’ worth of medicinal history. Folklore Theophastus of Greece, a student of Aristotle who was considered by some as the ‘Father of Botany’ provided early documentation of this astonishing plant […]

Introducing: The Temple of Hephaestus

The Temple of Hephaestus, or Hephaisteion, is an ancient Greek temple built entirely out of marble, dated to the 5th century BCE. This temple is located on the highest point of Kolonos Agoraios, a hill to the West of the Agora of Athens. Today, It is the most well-preserved temple in Athens due to it’s […]