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4,000 Dogs Rescued from Animal Experimentation Facility

  Almost 4,000 dogs need new homes after being rescued from a facility in Virginia that sold them for drug experiments in laboratories. The facility has...

Lefkada Island: Where Lovers Jumped to Death in Ancient Greece

Lefkada, the Greek island in the Ionian sea, is known internationally for its breathtaking landscape and crystalline, turquoise waters. Yet Lefkada's mythic past holds many...

The Greek American CIA Spy Who Empowered the Taliban

Afghanistan's Taliban owe a lot to a Greek American CIA spy who ran the largest covert operation in the agency's history in arming the Mujahideen in the 1980s

The Japanese Ship that Saved Greeks During the Smyrna Catastrophe

The story of the Japanese ship that saved Armenians and Greeks from genocide after the Smyrna Catastrophe was the theme of a Tokyo lecture.

First Skyscraper To Be Built In Greece Secures Permit

The Riviera Tower in Elliniko is set to become the first skyscraper in Greece

Luis Fonsi Offers Impromptu Performance on Mykonos

Puerto-Rican music star Luis Fonsi is on vacation on the island of Mykonos, where he delivered an impromptu performance.

The Incredibly Diverse – And Healthy – Diet of the Ancient Greeks

The diet of the ancient Greeks is fascinating for so many reasons, and they had impressively varied eating habits.

Piles Of Litter Left By Tourists On Zakynthos Navagio Beach

A private company volunteered to clean up the litter from the famous Navagio Beach in Zakynthos, as authorities denied responsibility.

Greek-Americans Fund Reconstruction Of Fire-Stricken Greek Hospital In Istanbul

The Greek-American community have pledged 350,000 US dollars for the reconstruction of the fire-stricken Balikli Greek Hospital in Istanbul.

Cyprus Remembers Brutal Murder of Tassos Isaac by Turkish Nationalists

August 11 marks 25 years since the brutal murder of the Greek Cypriot demonstrator Tassos Isaac inside the United Nations Buffer Zone in 1996.

Jennifer Aniston’s Great-Grandfather Fought in Cretan Revolt of 1878

While most fans know that Jennifer Aniston has Greek roots, most would be surprised to discover that her Greek great-grandfather actually fought in the...

The Greek Designer of the Iconic British Mini Car

An English-Greek man had the distinction of being the designer of one of the two most emblematic cars in the world, the Mini Cooper.

‘All for Blue’ Environmental Group Keeps Greek Seas Blue

The environmental group All for Blue, active for 10 years, has removed 32 tons of waste from the Greek islands since 2018.

The Olympic Airways Plane that Almost Crashed into Central Athens

It was August 9, 1978 when an Olympic Airways Boeing 747 almost crashed into central Athens, with the pilot avoiding the disaster in the last second

The Architecture of Agia Triada Monastery on Crete

The Patriarchal Monastery of Agia Triada Tsagarolon (Holy Trinity) located in the Akrotiri Peninsula, on the island of Crete, was built back in the...

Crete’s Ghost Village of Aradena Hangs on the Edge of a Gorge

Aradena is an abandoned village in the region of Sfakia on the island of Crete sitting at the edge of a gorge.

Inside the Magnificent Minoan Palace of Knossos in Crete

The Palace of Knossos was the largest of the Minoan palaces in Crete. 

Working from Paradise: Crete Launches Campaign to Entice Digital Nomads

Some weeks ago, the Region of Crete launched the first website in Greece to attract and help digital nomads to live and work from paradise

Ten Must-Have Souvenirs From the Greek Island of Crete

Visitors to Crete always want to find just the right memories of Crete to take back home. Objects that tell a story of their...

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?

Patmos: The Aegean Island of the Revelation

Patmos island in the Aegean Sea is the location apostle John received the visions found in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament

Lichadonisia: Experience the Mythical, Little-known Exotic Greek Islets

There is history and mythology abounding throughout Greece, and the exotic Greek islands of Lichadonisia are no exception. The enticing, magical tales of the creation...

New UNESCO World Heritage Sites Include Greek Inscriptions in Saudi Arabia

Nine new sites, including Greek inscriptions on a cliff in Saudi Arabia, have now joined the list of UNESCO's World Heritage Sites.

Greeks of India: The Final Stand of Hellenism

Long ago, when countries were empires and separation of power was a relatively unknown theory, two ancient peoples were experimenting with democracy—or something very...

Ancient Greek Home Built with Recycled Glass

New research of a luxurious Ancient Greek home revealed it was built with recycled glass. Although this 5th century AD luxury villa was excavated and...

The Magic Sphere of Helios, Ancient Greek God of Sun

The magic sphere of Helios, which is covered with strange symbols and letters, is believed to somehow be related to magic rituals. The magic sphere...

Entire Ancient Greek City of Ephesus is UNESCO Heritage Site

Ephesus, an ancient Greek city on the coast of Ionia, is one of the greatest archaeological treasures on Earth, with the entire city listed...

Gate to Temple of Zeus Unearthed in Magnesia, Asia Minor

The ancient Greek city of Magnesia in Asia Minor, now part of Turkey's Aydin province, was home to a spectacular stadium, temples, and other...

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...

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...

Recipe for Kourabiedes, Greece’s Christmastime Shortbread Cookies

Kourabiedes are some of the most famous Greek Christmas cookies. They are a kind of shortbread cookie, perfectly sweet and satisfying, filled with almonds...

Loukoumades: Greek Fried Puffs Recipe

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