There are many souvenirs you can bring back from your travels. A uniquely colored shell from the beach can be a great souvenir, equally a funny fridge magnet, but also an artistic object of great value. But why do we buy souvenirs and mementos at all?
Your girlfriend loves archaeology, maybe she is an archaeologist herself and you are looking for a gift for her? Then, you should consider a few things. What you should NOT buy and some cool gift suggestions full of meaning and soul.
This guide explains the different types of souvenir stores you will find in Greece. It is not a product heavy guide, but it shows you what to expect and what to search for when you are in shopping mode while in Greece.
What was the role of the goddess of hygiene and health Hygeia (Hygieia) in the 5th century BC pandemic that hit Athens, known as "the Attic plague"? The "father of historiography" Thucydides (around 450-400BC) wrote about it. The details sound familiar!