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Dekemvriana: Ground Zero in the Greek Civil War

December 3, 1944 saw one of the bloodiest and most polarizing incidents in the history of the Greek civil war. Known as "Dekemvriana" (from...

Asteroid Impact Likely to Have Caused Mars Mega-tsunami

A major asteroid impact similar to the Chicxulub collision in a shallow ocean region is most likely to have led to a Mars mega-tsunami. The...

Greek-Colombian Director Spiros Stathoulopoulos Releases New Film ‘Cavewoman’

Greek-Colombian director and screenwriter Spiros Stathoulopoulos debuted his new film, Cavewoman, in Greece last month. Cavewoman is an adaptation of the play Electra, by Euripides....

The Fascinating History of Syntagma Square in Athens

Syntagma Square is the most historic in Athens and the central point for visitors for sightseeing in the Greek capital

Supermassive Black Hole Eats Star, Blasts Remains Toward Earth

A supermassive, distant black hole was observed by astronomers eating up a star and then blasting its remains from the catastrophe directly toward Earth. According...

The Greek Orthodox Church Where People From All Faiths Make a Wish

Panagia Vefa is a Greek Orthodox church in Istanbul when on the first day of each month people of all faiths go to make a wish

The Greeks of Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, the capital of Colombia and a sprawling mega-city of almost 10 million inhabitants, is home to a grand total of approximately 150 Greek...

The Magic of Snowcapped Mount Parnassus in Greece

A drone video has recently captured the mesmerizing magic of Mount Parnassus in central Greece after the November snows covered its craggy peaks. Parnassus, measuring...

NY Capital Link Forum to Address Economy, Investments in Greece

The prospects for the Greek economy and investments will be at the forefront of the discussions at the Capital Link Invest in Greece Forum which will...

Countdown to Christmas Kicks Off in Athens with Tree Lighting Ceremony

The festive season kicked off in Athens with the Christmas tree lighting at Syntagma Square opposite the Greek Parliament building on Thursday evening. Kostas Bakoyannis,...

The Fascinating Life of Greek Actress Irene Papas

Irene Papas is easily one of the most recognizable and talented Greek actresses of all time, with a successful career of more than 50 years.

”Una Faccia, Una Razza”: The Fascinating Story of Greco-Italian Bonds

Greeks and Italians have so much in common, that one would need years to itemize each aspect of the bonds they share.

The Amazing Works of Beloved Corfu Writer Lawrence Durrell

The family of Lawrence Durrell spent four important years on the idyllic Greek island, using his experiences there for the rest of his life.

Olympics on Screen: the Best Movies Inspired by the Games

The Olympics have long fascinated audiences and Hollywood alike, with a lot of movies about the games being produced over the years.

First Pre-Human Lived in Northern Greece Area, Researchers Say

Researchers have found evidence that the first pre-human, or hominin, walked in the Northern Greece-Balkans area, not Africa.

Folegandros: An Unspoiled Greek Island Paradise

Folegandros is for those who are looking to experience a more simple and unforgettable Greek island vacation

Top Five Beach Bars You Must Visit in Greece

When summer rolls around in Greece people beat the heat by flocking to beach bars to enjoy a "frappe" coffee next to the indigo blue sea. 

Lefkada: A Touch of the Caribbean in Greece

Located in the Ionian sea, Lefkada is a stunning island, even by Greek standards. It connects to the mainland by a small bridge and...

Top Greek Winter Destinations

Greece is known around the world for its sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal- clear waters, but there is another equally magical and...

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.

Fact or Fiction? Hunting for the Real Locations Behind Greek Myths

When it comes to Greek myths it seems that we are just as fascinated as ever. Not all myths are thought to be complete fabrications.

Best Beaches on Chios, Greece’s Island of a Thousand Faces

Chios is the fifth-largest island in Greece, and it is a hidden gem waiting to be unveiled. Its surrounded by the sparkling, deep sapphire waters of the Aegean Sea.

Ares vs. Mars: What Seperates the Greek and Roman Gods of War?

The ancient Greek and Roman gods are often virtually indistinguishable, but the two neighboring Mediterranean civilizations perceived their respective gods of war, Ares and...

The Ancient Greek Kingdoms of China

  Most are unaware that there were Ancient Greek kingdoms in China and that Hellenism spread all the way to Japan and Korea via India. However,...

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...

Wise Women: Six Female Philosophers from Ancient Greece

When we think about ancient philosophers we tend to imagine old men as deep thinkers. Women too have helped shape modern thought.

The Greek Origin of Zodiac Signs in Astrology

We all know our own astrological sign. However, you might not have known that the origins of astrology link back to ancient Greek mythology,...

Submerged Ancient Greek City Resurfaces in Turkey

The ruins of an ancient Greek city in Asia Minor have become visible for the first time in three decades due to a drought...

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...

Semolina Halva Recipe

Here's a traditional recipe fro the delicious Greek desert Halva with Semolina. Ingredients 250ml sunflower oil 14oz – 400gr semolina flour 5lb – 700gr sugar ...

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...

Humus Ntakos: Recipe

An original recipe for authentic Cretan ntakos with homemade humus