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Speaking English Using Only Greek Words: Zolotas’ Historic Speech

Many Greeks recall the speeches in English — peppered with Greek-origin words and phrases — given by economist and politician Xenophon Zolotas in the...

US Aircraft Carrier George W. Bush Docks Off Piraeus, Greece

US aircraft carrier George W. Bush docked off the port of Piraeus in Greece on Friday and will remain there at least until Monday. The...

Greek Pilot Efstathios Tsitlakidis Killed in F-4 Crash Laid to Rest

The funeral of Captain Efstathios Tsitlakidis was held Friday in the village of Granitis, near the northern Greek town of Drama. The F-4E Phantom II...

Pentagon Tracks Chinese Spy Balloon Over US Airspace

The US Department of Defense (DoD) has said that it is tracking a Chinese spy balloon caught flying over American airspace. The high-altitude surveillance balloon...

Scholar Untangles Racial Identity of Early Greek Immigrants to America

Greek-American scholar Kathryn Vaggalis has untangled the complex racial identity of early Greek immigrants to America in her research of Greek "picture brides." Picture brides,...

Nick Kyrgios Pleads Guilty to Assault of Ex-girlfriend

Greek-Australian tennis star Nick Kyrgios has pleaded guilty to the assault of his ex-girlfriend, Chiara Passari, but has ultimately avoided a criminal conviction. The court...

Hong Kong to Give Away 500,000 Free Airline Tickets to Boost Tourism

The government in Hong Kong has unveiled plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of an initiative to boost tourism and...

U.S. Senators Appeal to President Biden to Delay F-16 Sale to Turkey

U.S. Senators sent on Thursday a letter to President Biden expressing concern about Turkey’s continued delays around ratifying the NATO accession protocols for Sweden...

Greece Seeks to Ban Neo-Nazi Party from Running in Elections

The Parliament in Greece will debate an amendment to the law aimed at banning a neo-Nazi party from running in the elections expected to...

Chemical Analysis Reveals Ancient Egyptian Mummy-Making Mixtures

The ancient Egyptians employed embalming procedures to preserve carcasses, and researchers have recently uncovered previously unknown data about these practices. Analyses of chemical residue found...

What a Mars Colony Would Look Like

Elon Musk has long championed the campaign for bringing human beings to Mars, claiming that a colony will be established as early as five...

The Astonishing Story of the First Female Greek Immigrant to Australia

Ekaterini Plessou-Crummer, the first female Greek immigrant to Australia in the mid-1800s, has an incredible personal story that is filled with encounters with historical...

The Five Best Crowd-Free Tourist Destinations of Greece

Greece is well known for its thousands of beaches that are tourist magnets, bringing millions of travelers every year to the country.

Secrets of Greece’s Hanging Rocks of Meteora Revealed

How could anyone describe Meteora, this astonishing geological phenomenon, the breathtaking landscape, the inspiration and spirituality felt

Time Crystals Made of Light May Become Part of Everyday Life

Time crystals made of light may soon be part of our everyday lives, thanks to a team of scientists who created these scientific wonders...

The Ring of Legendary King Minos: A Tale of Intrigue and Deception

The story of the ring known as the "Ring of King Minos" sounds like a tale made in Hollywood. It is a mix of...

Lousios Gorge: A Hike in Arcadia, Greece

Lousios Gorge has been inhabited for centuries in Greece, mainly by hermits and monks who lived in caves. Two monasteries located near the gorge...

Top Three Greek Islands Not to be Missed

There are many smaller, lesser known greek islands that are the perfect escape from the crowds of tourists

Halkidiki: The Top Ten Best Beaches on Greece’s Spectacular Peninsula

Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece.

How Mykonos Changed from Sleepy Island to Superstars’ Paradise

The idyllic island of Mykonos was one of the first Greek isles to become an international travel destination.

Hydra Offers History and Stunning Beauty in Complete Serenity

Hydra has long been a destination for artists, musicians, and free spirits inspired by its stunning natural beauty and vibrant port town.

Greek X-Files: Top Mysteries and Strange Phenomena in Greece

If Mulder and Scully, investigators from the "The X-Files," were to visit Greece, would there be strange destinations for them to examine?

The Ancient Greek Settlements of South Asia

South Asia was once the eastern part of the Hellenistic world, a pivotal yet little explored part of the Greek empire and cultural sphere. The...

Goddess Aphrodite is the Everlasting Role Model for Greek Mothers

The Greek goddess Aphrodite threatening her unruly child, Eros, with the back of her sandal appears to have started a tradition that is still...

Description of Alexandria’s Lighthouse found in Ancient Chinese Writings

Contact between the Mediterranean and China was practically non-existent in the ancient and medieval periods; however, in the 13th century, a Chinese official described...

Canadian Students Feast on Ancient Greek and Roman Food

Students at the University of Toronto in Canada recently had the chance to dine on ancient Greek and Roman food during an "Ancient Food...

Greece Reopens Stadium of Ancient Nemea

The 4th century BC stadium of Ancient Nemea in the northeastern part of the Peloponnese, in Greece, reopened on Wednesday to visitors after years...

The Longest Greek Word is Actually an Ancient Recipe

When one hears about "the longest word," whatever language it is, absurd adjectives or ancient names of forgotten princes come to mind. Surely not...

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...

Recipe: Galaktoboureko, the Most Beloved Greek Dessert

Here's a traditional recipe for the Greek dessert galaktoboureko, aka Greek milk, or custard, pie. Greece is known around the world for its delicious cuisine,...

Pastitsio Recipe, aka Greek Oven-Baked Pasta

Pastitsio is a traditional and famous Greek pasta dish topped with ground beef and bechamel sauce. Ingredients For the minced meat 21 oz / 600 gr ground...

Greek Gardoumbakia: Mini Kokoretsi Recipe

Greek gardoumbes, or gardoumbakia, are pieces of lamb organ meat wrapped in lamb intestines. It is a traditional Greek delicacy usually served on Easter....