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EU Firefighters Arrive in Greece for Summer Mission

Greece welcomed on Friday the first contingent of a total of 200 EU firefighters who started their mission to assist the work of their...

Authentic Marathon Swim Recreated in Honor of Ancient Greek Heroes

The authentic Marathon swim is taking place this weekend off the island of Evia in Greece with the participation of hundreds of swimmers from...

NASA to Reveal Deepest Image of the Universe Ever Taken

NASA will reveal the “deepest image of our Universe that has ever been taken,” on July 12th, Bill Nelson, a NASA administrator said earlier in...

Greek Macaroni & Cheese: The Perfect Summer Dish

Greek macaroni and cheese is an easy-to-make dish perfect for the summer months. Macaroni is the ultimate comfort food for many people across the...

How Ancient Greeks Nurtured Healthy, Glowing Skin

As admirers of beauty, ancient Greeks were putting great emphasis on healthy skin and they used natural substances to keep it clean and shiny

The Rich History of the Acropolis of Lindos

The history of the Acropolis of Lindos in Rhodes is as old as the history of Ancient Greece, as tradition has Lindos participating in the Trojan War

Traditional Fava Festival on Schinoussa Unites Generations

The ninth-annual Fava Festival on the island of Schinoussa unites people—locals and visitors, neighbors and friends, and even generations. The Festival took place on the...

What Happened at an Ancient Greek Symposium

The symposium was one of the most important aspects of ancient Greek culture, as it served as an essential setting for discussions, revelry, and...

Fr. Alex Karloutsos to be Awarded Presidential Medal of Freedom

Father Alex Karloutsos, former Vicar General for the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of America, will be receiving a Presidential Medal of Freedom for his work...

The Colossus of Rhodes: Six Facts About the Wonder of Ancient World

Most people today know of the Colossus of Rhodes as one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, but there are many little-known...

Oldest Bridge in Europe Still in Use Found in Greece

Perhaps the oldest bridge in Europe that is still in use today can be found in Greece, and it is named the Arkadiko Bridge. 

The Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli in 1915

  Thousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula in modern-day Turkey were victims of the ethnic cleansing and genocide of minorities, particularly Greeks, Armenians,...

White-tailed Deer Found to Be Huge Reservoir of Covid-19

In a recent sample of white-tailed deer, 80% were found to have an active COVID-19 infection. By Graeme Shannon, Amy Gresham & Owain Barton New research...

The Greek Who Brings Dinosaurs Back to Life in China

Vaios Panagiotou is a 45-year old Greek engineer based in China who has spent the last few years doing something incredibly unique--building and maintaining...

Catalca: The Turkish Town Full of Greek Speakers

There is a Turkish town called Catalca that is full of Greek speakers, many of whom have a distinct northern Greek accent.

Listed Buildings in Greece in Danger of Collapse as Owners Left in Limbo

A perennial concoction of legislative omissions, bureaucratic limitations, heavy taxation, and lack of financial state support is the reason why hundreds of historical listed...

20 Greek Islands with a Different Feel for Every Traveler

There is a Greek island for everyone, whether you want endless sandy beaches, magical villages, turquoise waters, or any combination!

The Best Greek Islands for a Quiet Vacation

A holiday to the Greek Islands can be so many different things: adventure, a beach break, a trip back in time, or a week-long party.

Six “Must Visit” Archaeological Sites Near Athens

Greece is full of some of the most famous archaeological sites in the world, such as the Acropolis, Mycenae, and Knossos. There are so...

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.

Ultimate Guide: What Are the Best Greek Islands to Visit in October?

Can you actually visit some of the most popular Greek islands, enjoy the last of the last golden days of the summer weather, and...

Beaches in Greece Rank Among Top Secret Spots in Europe

Greece ranks twice on a list of the top "secret beaches" in Europe featured in the latest edition of Travel + Leisure, a top travel magazine.

Ancient Greek Lyres Make a Comeback in Thessaloniki

The ancient Greek lyre is on display to be seen and played at a unique interactive exhibition of ancient musical instruments in the heart of Thessaloniki.

Ancient Monument on Greece’s Sikinos Receives European Award

The Monument of Episkopi, a Roman mausoleum converted to a Byzantine church on the island of Sikinos, Greece, was among the winners of the...

Treasure From the Sea: The Salt Flats of Messolonghi

Salt has played a crucial role in the history of civilization, enabling food to be preserved over the winters until the modern miracles of...

Liver: The Source of Emotions, According to Ancient Greeks

For the ancient Greeks the liver had an important role in divine and spiritual daily life: the liver was the center of the soul and the source of emotions.

Hugh Grant to Star as Zeus in Upcoming Netflix Greek Myth Thriller “Kaos”

Hugh Grant will be starring as Zeus, king of the Greek gods, in an upcoming Netflix thriller based on Greek mythology called Kaos. The dark...

2,200 Year Old Alexander the Great Statue Discovered in Alexandria

The Ministry of Antiquities in Cairo has recently discovered a statue of Alexander the Great within an ancient "residential and commercial zone" in Alexandria...

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 ...

Chocolate Dipped Melomakarona Recipe

A spin of the traditional Melomakarona, the chocolate filled Greek Christmas cookies are a great dessert for the holiday meals. In a bowl • WATER 17...

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...

Traditional Recipe for the Greek Sweet Bread Tsoureki

Tsoureki, or Greek sweet bread, is a favorite delicacy throughout the Christmas and Easter holidays in Greece. This traditional recipe for Tsoureki includes all...