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Greek City of Klazomenai Was The Ceramic Center Of The Ancient World

Unique Ancient Greek ceramic figures along with a 2,500-year-old type of water-basin used for rituals (perirrhanterion-περιρραντήριο) have been discovered during excavations in the Ancient...

Cyprus Marks Independence Day with Military Parade

Cyprus marks October 1st, Independence Day with a traditional military parade in Nicosia. It has been 62 years since the republic was established after...

Coffee Culture in 1926 Athens

A striking image in at Athens' Syntagma Square, apparently taken during the late morning in the summer of 1926, has recently resurfaced

Erdogan Sues German Politician Over ‘Sewer Rat’ Slur

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is suing a senior German politician who called him a "sewer rat". Erdogan's lawyer confirmed on Friday that the Turkish...

Greek Singer Stamatis Kokotas Dies at 85

Legendary singer Stamatis Kokotas died at the Asklipio hospital in Athens, Greece according to an official announcement. He was 85. He was diagnosed with cancer...

Yianni Melas, the Greek Modern-Day Indiana Jones of Gems

World-acclaimed gems explorer and human rights activist Yianni Melas has been budded the modern-day Indiana Jones of gems.

Greece Condemns Russia’s Annexation of Eastern Ukraine

Greece joined the US and its NATO allies in strongly condemning the annexation of the eastern regions of Ukraine by Russia on Friday. Greece "will...

Memories of Pontus and Asia Minor Dominate Opening of AEK Athens Stadium

Memories of Pontus and Asia Minor dominated the spectacular opening of the new football station of Greek soccer club AEK on Friday in Athens. More...

Russia’s Decree for Greeks in Mariupol Vanished from Museum

A decree from Empress Catherine the Great of Russia ordering the Greeks of Ukraine to relocate from Crimea to Mariupol vanished after Russian troops...

Yiannis Kouros: The Greatest Ultramarathon Runner of All Time

Greek ultramarathon runner Yiannis Kouros holds many world records and has been dubbed "The Running God," "The Golden Greek," "Modern Pheidippides," "The Master of...

The Greek NASA Scientist Who Helped Save the Apollo 13 Crew

Kontaratos was one of the unsung heroes of NASA, as he was the engineer responsible for helping save the crew of the Apollo 13 mission

Kaimaktsalan: Greece’s Winter Mykonos

Palaios Agios Athanasios or Tsegani is a traditional village at the foot of Mount Vorras or Kaimaktsalan, on the Piperitsa summit, next to Lake Vegoritida in Western Macedonia.

The Miniature Therapy Horses of Greece

There are just 27 adorable miniature therapy horses in the entire world; six of them are in Greece, just off a quiet road in...

The Great Fighters of Greece’s War of Independence

The Greek War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire, which began in 1821, resembles the stuff of legend.

The Last Traditional Mailman of Amorgos, Greece

The last traditional mailman of the Greece's Amorgos, retired after 36 years walking everyday the steep alleys of the island.

Diogenes: Likely First Person to Give Someone the Finger

The ancient Greek philosopher, Diogenes the Cynic, was most likely the man who invented "the finger" as an insult. The historian of philosophy Diogenes Laertios...

Greece’s Milos: a Dazzling Cycladic Treasure

Milos is a volcanic island, and is the south-westernmost island in the Cyclades group.

Five of the Most Staggering Caves Worth Exploring on the Island of Crete

There are hundreds of caves scattered around the Greek island of Crete—and all of them are worth a visit, either for their natural features...

Travel to Greece’s Majestic Evia Island

Evia island is one of the most beautiful in Greece, yet it is not advertised like its more glamorous siblings in the Aegean

The Charming Winter Beauty of Samarina, Greece

Nature, local traditions, history, and the environment entwined — this is what can be found in the famous mountain village of Samarina, one of...

Autumn on Mainland Greece at Its Best: Must Do Trips

A Must To Do Trip Visit Mailand Greece during Autumn and experienced at its best, because its beauty nature is magical at this season!

Koufonisia Islands: The Hidden Greek Paradise

The islands of Koufonisia have often been described as the hidden paradise of Greece and they remain a top destination for both Greek and foreign tourists.

Mysterious Ancient Greek Stone Spheres Could Be Part of a Game

Archaeologists from the University of Bristol have discovered that mysterious stone spheres found at various ancient settlements across the Aegean could be playing pieces...

Football’s Real Home Was in Ancient Greece, Ancient Artifact Reveals

A relief exhibited at the National Archaeological Museum in Athens, Greece shows an ancient  Greek youth practicing by balancing a football on his thigh...

Vapheio Gold Cups are Masterpieces of Ancient Greek Art

The pair of stunning gold cups, called the "Vapheio Cups," are considered masterpieces of ancient Greek art. The expertly crafted gold objects were found...

The Ancient Greek Lexicon Published After 23 Years in the Making

Cambridge University Press has recently published the Cambridge Greek Lexicon after twenty-three years of work by the university's classics faculty. The group was led by...

The Ancient Greek Origins of Wreaths

Wreaths, now commonly used as home decorations, bohemian headpieces, or even Snapchat filters have their origins in ancient Greece and have had a symbolic...

Miracle Plant Used in Ancient Greece Rediscovered After 2,000 Years

A "miracle" plant consumed by Ancient Greeks, Romans, and Egyptians, which was thought to have become extinct two thousand years ago, has now been...

Melomakarona – The Quintessential Greek Christmas Cookie

Melomakarona are some of the most beloved of all Greek cookies. Made with olive oil, flour, honey, and citrus, melomakarona are much healthier than...

Vasilopita Recipe: Greek New Year’s Cake

The story of the Greek Orthodox custom of the Vasilopita with the lucky coin inside, begins in Asia Minor, and more specifically in the...

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...

Greek Dakos Cheesecake Recipe

Try this Dakos Greek Cheesecake recipe for a unique cheesecake that will pleasantly surprise you and your guests. Ingredients for the base; DAKOS RUSK (kritharokoulouro) 60gr/...