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LeBron James Breaks NBA’s All-time Scoring Record

LeBron James became the NBA’s all-time leading scorer on Tuesday, surpassing the record that six-time NBA MVP Kareem Abdul-Jabbar had held for 39 years. Los...

The Countries Hit by Most Earthquakes

Many parts of the word experience strong earthquakes from time to time, but for some countries earthquakes are far more common. Natural disasters are often...

Greek Athlete Konstantina Chrysopoulou Wins Gold at European Karate Championship

Greek athlete Konstantina Chrysopoulou has won the European Karate Championship for the second time in a row. Chrysopoulou claimed victory in the -61kg U21 KUMITE...

Can Earthquakes Be Predicted?

The recent earthquakes that have devastated parts of Turkey and Syria have brought increased attention to the scientific field of seismology - the study...

Rescuers Save Baby Trapped Down a Well in Thailand

On Tuesday, Feb 7, Thai rescuers pulled out a 19-month-old Myanmarese toddler from a 13-meter deep and 30-centimeter-wide well located at the cassava plantation...

Greek Cypriot Farmer Allegedly Shot by Turkish Soldiers

A Greek Cypriot farmer has alleged that he was shot by Turkish soldiers. According to Cypriot media sources, he was struck in the shoulder...

Race Against Time to Save Earthquake Survivors in Turkey, Syria

Rescuers are racing against time for survivors from the rubble of thousands of buildings brought down by a 7.8 magnitude earthquake and multiple aftershocks...

Greek Rescuers Pull Alive 6-Year-Old Girl from the Rubble in Turkey

Greek rescuers freed a 6-year-old girl from the rubble of her home in the city of Iskenderun, in Turkey's Hatay province on Tuesday. Using special...

Barbara Weather Front Pounds Greece for Third Day

The Barbara weather front continues to bring low temperatures, frost, and heavy snowfall in several parts of Greece for a third day on Tuesday. Residents...

Newborn Baby Rescued from Earthquake Rubble as Mother Dies

A newborn baby was rescued from the rubble of his home in northern Syria following the massive earthquake, but his mother died. Despite the most...

Samaria Gorge: Hiking on the Island of Crete

Hiking jaw-dropping Samaria gorge is extremely popular, and it is easy to see why as it takes visitors through a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades island group, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other idylls, it is...

Why Do Greeks Try to See Their Fortune in a Coffee Cup?

The reading of fortunes in the grinds of a Greek coffee cup is a centuries-long tradition, making coffee cup reading an act that ranges from...

Asteroid Psyche Has Enough Gold to Make Us All Billionaires

NASA is on a mission to explore a Greek-named asteroid called 16 Psyche that boasts enough gold to make every person on Earth a billionaire.

How Brave Greek Islanders Saved a Jewish Family During the Holocaust

The story of how locals at the Greek island of Erikousa joined forces to save a family of Jews from certain death in the Holocaust.

Maria and the Dormition of the Virgin Mary Honored on August 15th

As Greeks prepare to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, the nation is ready to honor those with the most popular female name, Maria.

Historic Dimitsana, The Pride of the Peloponnese in Greece

Dimitsana is a delightful medieval village, located in Arcadia, the Peloponnese in southern Greece, just three hours by car from Athens. The picturesque village is...

How You Can Do Mykonos on €60 a Day

Despite its reputation as a luxury spot, you can actually go to Mykonos and enjoy what the island has to offer for a mere 50-60 euros a day.

Exploring Nafplion, the First Capital of Modern Greece

Nafplion is a small city with thousands of years of eventful history and a unique character, full of style and beauty.

Methoni and Koroni: Two Majestic Greek Towns with Historic Castles

Methoni and Koroni, two quintessential Greek seaside towns, are home to Venetian castles, countless pristine sandy beaches, and lush landscapes. The two towns are intertwined...

Mount Pelion’s Beaches are A Top Family Destination

Mount Pelion is a mountain located in Central Greece. This hook-like peninsula has become a dream family vacation destination.

Amazing Places In Greece That You Won’t Believe Are Real

Greece, a land of gods and nymphs, has a number of exquisitely beautiful places that appear to have come out of a fairy tale,...

The Rod of Asclepius: The Symbol of Medicine from Ancient Greece

The Rod of Asclepius remains a symbol of health and medicine around the world to this day. Asclepius was a demi-god son of Apollo,...

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...

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....

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.

Shrimp And Gyros Skewers: Where The Mountains Meet The Sea

Next time that you are feeling indecisive about fish (well, seafood!) or meat for dinner, why not try the shrimp and gyros skewers.

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...