Gorgeous Greece: Oh, the Places We’ll Go!

The Buttontapper Challenge is back! This month’s challenge is Seussily titled “Oh, the Places We’ll Go!” and will feature a new destination, daily, with inspiration from film and literature.

Today we’re traveling to Greece.

But first!

A foray into Florence…

Films featuring Greece

If you haven’t seen the original Clash of the Titans (a film I seem to recall watching as part of a Language Arts class in my youth), here’s a clip featuring Medusa in all her Claymation glory:

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  • 300
  • Captain Corelli’s Mandolin
  • Clash of the Titans (1981 and 2010)
  • The Guns of Navarone
  • Hercules
  • Mamma Mia!
  • Never on Sunday
  • The Trojan Women
  • Zorba the Greek


Books set in Greece

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  • Pretty much all of ancient Greek mythology (except, you know, for the parts set in Hades)
  • The Iliad by Homer
  • The Odyssey also by Homer
  • The Magus by John Fowles
  • An Octopus in My Ouzo by Jennifer Barclay
  • Truly, Madly, Greekly by Mandy Baggot
  • The Two Faces of January by Patricia Highsmith
  • Zorba the Greek by Nikos Kazantzakis


Have you ever been to Greece?

What did you most enjoy about visiting this lovely island country?