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The History of Gyros, the Famous Greek Delicacy

The history of gyros, Greece's most popular fast food delicacy today, is lost in time. Recently it was named among four Greek delicacies that have...

Top 7 Christmas Destinations in Greece

Greece has amazing destinations for Christmas. Although it is globally known for its warm, sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal-clear waters, the country...

Ancient Greek City of Chersonesus in Crimea Founded 2,500 Years Ago

The UNESCO-listed city of Chersonesus (Greek: Χερσόνησος), located on the southwestern part of the Crimean peninsula—now part of Russia after its 2014 invasion of...

The Ancient Greek Sovereign Queen of India

An ancient Greek queen named Agathoclea Theotropus, who compared herself to the goddess Athena, and became the ruler of Punjab, India, set the precedence...

Blind Mole Rediscovered After Nearly 100 Years

A blind golden mole that can swim through sand has been discovered in South Africa after being thought to be extinct for 87 years. A...

International Day of Disabled: How Ancient Greeks Cared for Them

As the world marks the International Day of Disabled Persons on December 3, new evidence emerges on how the ancient Greeks had the disabled...

New DNA Findings on Alien Corpses in Mexico Perplex Scientists

New DNA findings on the two alleged alien corpses leave the scientists perplexed one more time regarding the origin of the skeletons. The two “alien...

Pablo Escobar “Hated” Cocaine, “Loved Greece,” Claims His Brother Roberto

Roberto Escobar Gaviria, the older brother of the infamous Colombian drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, opened up in an interview with the Greek Reporter.

World’s Largest Aircraft Carrier, USS Gerald R. Ford, Arrives in Greece

The World's largest aircraft carrier, the USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78), arrived in Souda Bay, Crete, Greece for a scheduled port visit

The Most Influential Cities of Bronze Age Greece

The Bronze Age in ancient Greece was a pivotal era that laid the foundation for the rich tapestry of Hellenic (Greek) civilization. A period...

Traditional Greek Easter Featured In Nostalgic 1960s “Tin Tin” Film

Sixty years ago, the French comic book hero Tin Tin, beloved by children around the world, celebrated Greek Easter alongside Greek actors.

Netflix Doc Tells Story of Miraculous Cat Sanctuary on Greek Island

The efforts of a British couple to rescue all the homeless cats on the Greek island of Syros are the subject of a new documentary on Netflix.

Holy Wednesday: Greek Orthodox Recall Christ’s Anointing with Myrrh

Observations of the Great and Holy Wednesday by Greek Orthodox Christians during the Great Lent and the different traditional practices.

Karpathos: The Greek Island Where Women Dominate

Karpathos, the second-largest island in the Dodecanese island chain, is a place where women dominate.

How Being Bilingual Affects Your Brain

Being bilingual or multilingual has been proven to have countless beneficial impacts on the brains of those who speak more than one language. According to...

The Story of Greeks in Panama

Panama is home to a significant Greek community whose members have strong ties in the Central American country.

Five Castles to Visit in Santorini

The most famous cliff all over the world, the Caldera of Santorini is a place worth seeing at least once. Nothing compares to the...

Tinos: This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

The Greek island of Tinos is steeped in history and beauty and home to sacred religious and historic sites, as well as to history...

Anafiotika, the Hidden Island of Athens

The tiny, scenic neighborhood of Anafiotika tucked above the Plaka, just below the Acropolis, is often overlooked by visitors to Athens

Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland

Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake...

Six “Must Visit” Archaeological Sites Near Athens

Greece is full of some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, such as the Acropolis, Mycenae, and Knossos. There are so...

Beaches in Greece Rank Among Top Secret Spots in Europe

Greece ranks twice on a list of the top "secret beaches" in Europe featured in the latest edition of Travel + Leisure, a top travel magazine.

Was the Parthenon of Acropolis Built With the Help of Slaves?

Generally speaking, the institution of slavery was an integral part of ancient Greece and the ancient world. In the strictly structured ancient Greek society,...

Priestesses Among Few Women With Status and Power in Ancient Greece

Life for women in most city states of Ancient Greece, was very difficult but ancient Greek priestesses had powers that gave them high status.

When Did Greek Mythology End and Greek History Begin?

There are countless myths and legends about ancient Greece. Of course, there are also countless historical records about it, too. So when did ancient...

The Human Soul Explained by Ancient Greek Philosopher Socrates

For ancient Greek philosopher Socrates, the soul lives in the ideal realm, as it is eternal, unchanging, and survives the death of the body. Plato,...

Tomb With Greek Mummy Unearthed in Aswan, Egypt

A Greco-Roman-era tomb with a Greek mummy was unearthed recently in Aswan, Egypt. In an extremely unusual discovery, the archaeologists found a copper plaque...

Did The Earth’s Fumes Drive Pythia’s Prophecies at Delphi?

Pythia's prophesies at Delphi may have been associated with fumes from the spring waters that flowed under the temple, ancient historians and modern scientists...

Loukoumades: Greek Fried Puffs Recipe

A traditional recipe for Loukoumades, the delicious Greek fried puffs with honey.

Greek Yogurt Pancakes: Favorite Breakfast Gets Healthy Makeover

Fluffy pancakes can switch high sugar - high cholesterol toppings such as butter, bacon or maple syrup for Greek style yogurt as a more balanced nutritious alternative.

Greek Rice Pudding

Here's a traditional recipe on how to make Greek Rice pudding aka rizogalo.

Recipe: Zuchini Fritters Filled with Halloumi Cheese

These Greek Zucchini Fritters recipe filled with halloumi cheese will be a hit on the table and a great appetiser for your special occasion...