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How the Parthenon Was Built to Withstand Anything

The Parthenon is one of the most iconic structures in the history of Western civilization. It stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens...

Fisherman on a Mission to Save the Kaiki, Greece’s Iconic Fishing Boat

In 2007, the European Union announced a new policy to bring a balance between fishing resources and all the related activities surrounding it, including...

The Top Archaeological Sites You Absolutely Must See in Greece

With a history as rich and expansive as that of Greece, it is no surprise that there are countless archaeological sites that you should...

Cleopatra: The Greek Queen of Ancient Egypt

The ethnic background of Cleopatra, the famed queen of Ancient Egypt, has been a persistent topic of conversation for years. Despite the fact that...

Why Greek Yogurt Is Considered the Best in the World

There has been an astronomic rise in the demand for Greek yogurt outside of its home country due to its taste and health benefits.

What Did Ancient Greek Athletes Eat? The Diet of the Olympians

Ancient athletes accomplished many astonishing feats of sport in antiquity. But what diet fueled these ancient athletes and Olympians?

Aliki Vougiouklaki, “The National Star of Greece”

Aliki Vougiouklaki was one of the most popular stars in Greek cinematic history. The blonde stunner was so beloved that she was even given...

Iran Seizes Control of Two Greek Ships in Persian Gulf

Iran took control of two Greek ships in the Persian Gulf on Friday one day after Greece aided the US in seizing a cargo...

Microsoft Founder Bill Gates Has Arrived in Athens, Greece

Microsoft founder Bill Gates has arrived in Athens, Greece on Friday, according to reports from Greek news network SKAI. Gates, who is known for his...

Fire in Downtown Thessaloniki Leaves 11 People in Hospital

A fire that broke out in the Chamber of Handicrafts building in Thessaloniki on Friday afternoon has left eleven people hospitalized. The building, located in...

Meet the Only Greek Coffee Grower in the World

Greek Coffee grower Dimitrios Christopoulos arrived in Colombia a few years ago, without knowing anything about coffee. Today, on the top of a mountain deep...

The Guardian Angels Helping Greek Children in Need this Holiday Season

The NGO "Mazi gia to Paidi," or "Together for Children," has been supporting Greek children facing all forms of difficulty, including bullying, disease, poverty,...

George Jarvis Commemorated for Role in Greek War of Independence

A churchyard in Argos, Mycenae was where the life of one of the most notable philhellenes, George Jarvis, was commemorated on July 27.

Lost Sphinxes of King Tut’s Grandfather Found in Luxor, Egypt

Two gigantic sphinxes of Amenhotep II, the Egyptian pharaoh who was King Tut's grandfather, were recently unearthed, according to a statement released by the...

River Cave Aggitis in Greece Among the Most Spectacular in Europe

The Aggitis river cave, is one of the largest and most spectacular river caves in all of Europe, it is located in northern Greece, near the city of Drama.

The Greek National Anthem and its Meaning

The Greek National Anthem is one of the most recognizable and longest of all, written by the country's "National Poet" Dionysios Solomos

The Most Stunning Ancient Villages in Greece

Greece has some true hidden gems when it comes to its ancient villages. Tourism has yet to spoil these towns that are steeped in history.

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.

Epirus Riviera: Crystal Clear Waters and Secret Coves of the Ionian Sea

The coasts of the Greek mainland hide a multitude of mesmerizing locations which promise to offer unforgettable moments to fortunate travelers. The Epirus Riviera,...

The Awe-Inspiring Natural Landscape of Greece’s Zagori

Zagori is an awe-inspiring natural landscape with an incredibly well-preserved network of 46 villages and features national parks, rivers and waterfalls.

The Most Beautiful Beaches in Cyprus

The island of Cyprus has long been known for the exquisite beaches which line the country's shores.

The Unparalleled Beauty of Tzoumerka Cave

The cave in Tzoumerka, Epirus is one of the most impressive and most visited natural wonders of Greece and an ideal destination all year round.

Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes

Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo.

The Glorious History of the Hellenistic City of Antioch

Antioch on the Orontes, an ancient Greek city on the eastern side of the Orontes River, was one of the most glorious of all...

Akrotiri, Santorini—The Bronze Age City Preserved in Volcanic Ash

Akrotiri, the 3,600-year-old city on the island of Santorini buried by ash from a gigantic volcanic eruption in 1650 BC, frozen in its Bronze...

Secret Plato Code Discovered and Solved Claims Historian

Did Plato hide a secret code in his writings? Dr. Jay Kennedy, a historian and a member of the University of Manchester’s Faculty of...

Palace of Aigai: The Biggest Building of Ancient Greece

The palace of Aigai, known today as Vergina, is considered not only the biggest but, together with the Parthenon, the most significant building of...

The Sword of Damocles: Why Great Power Comes with Great Danger

The story of the "Sword of Damocles" is one of the most well-known from ancient Greek history, and it perfectly illustrates the dangers that...

Loukoumades: Greek Fried Puffs Recipe

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

Recipe: Imam Baildi aka Greek Stuffed Eggplants

Here's a traditional recipe of Imam baildi, aka Greek stuffed eggplants, a Greek favorite dish. Try it with our favorite olive oil: https://goo.gl/AJgSH2 from...

Homemade Authentic Greek Baklava Recipe

Here's an easy and authentic recipe to make the Greeks' all-time favorite dessert, Baklava. Baklavas, or baklava, is likely one of the most famous, yet...

Greek Rice Pudding

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