Why There Are as Many Chapels and Churches on Mykonos as There Are Families

When you think of Mykonos you think of one of the most popular party islands of the Greek islands, The truth of the matter...

Battle of the Grandmas: Greek Yiayia vs Italian Nonna

Italians and Greeks have a lot of cultural norms in common with some twists and if you happen to be a mixture of Greek...

Mykonos vs Santorini: The Ultimate Battle of the Greek Giants

Mykonos and Santorini are the absolute giants when it comes to a holiday on the Greek islands. Pictures of the two islands are often...

The Greek-American Couple Who Made US History

Nick and Mary Mathews, natives of Greece who emigrated to the United States and prospered, are symbols of the bond between Greece and the...

How Ancient Greece Inspired American Independence

Greek Americans have one more reason to be proud on the Fourth of July each year because they don't only celebrate America's Independence Day,...

Stavros Niarchos: The Greek Shipping Tycoon and His Enduring Legacy

Stavros Niarchos, 3 July 1909 – 16 April 1996, was a self-made businessman of immense wealth with an exceptional ability to make money. After his...

Top 5 Greek Investment Ideas for Santorini Holiday Businesses

The economic crisis that hit Greece in 2008 destroyed many businesses, big and small, leading hundreds of thousands of Greeks to bankruptcy and unemployment....

Why Did Ancient Greeks Recline to Eat and Drink?

Surviving images in potteries, frescos, wine cups and sculptures depict ancient Greeks reclining to one side to eat, drink and chat with friends. Reclining and...

When Turkey Banned the Teaching of Greek on Imbros and Tenedos Islands

July 1 marks the anniversary of the day Turkey banned the teaching of the Greek language on the islands of Imbros and Tenedos, (now...

6 Things You Should Never Say to a Greek

It's tourist time in Greece again and you might find it difficult to understand some of the cultural etiquette to follow during your stay...