The story of how Athens, one of the oldest cities in the world, attained its current name is a foundational Greek myth. Unbeknownst to many,...
A British pensioner found a 2,300 year old ancient Greek crown packed with crumpled old newspapers in an old cardboard box under his bed.
Greek athletes Miltos Tentoglou and Manolis Karalis have made it to the final round of the long jump and pole vault events, respectively, at...
Greek loukoumia, or Turkish delights, hold an important place in the world of Greek sweets.
A large wildfire broke out in Achaia, a region of the Peloponnese, Greece on Saturday. Residents of Ziria and Ano Ziria have been evacuated.
In Greece, six women have been murdered by their husbands or boyfriends in just seven months.
"Satoshi Nakamoto" is universally credited as the founder of the now ubiquitous cryptocurrency Bitcoin, but who is Nakomoto?
It was July 31, 1801 when the 7th Earl of Elgin took down the first-ever Parthenon sculptures in Athens to take to Britain.
Nikos Kazantzakis is for many the best Greek writer of the 20th century and his books have been translated more than any of his contemporaries.
Philistines were very likely of Greek origin, as a new DNA study traces the origins of the ancient villains in the Eastern Mediterranean
Some biologists and ecologists think social media poses a risk to humanity-- to the extent that we need to act before further damage is done.
A Greek actor and photographer has been making a name for himself in Africa, where he has become a breakout star.
Greek scientist Konstantinos Giapis solved the mystery of the Hindenburg disaster in 1937, the largest aircraft ever built by mankind,
Sixty years ago, the French comic book hero Tin Tin, beloved by children around the world, celebrated Greek Easter alongside Greek actors.
The formation of the United States of the Ionian Islands under British rule in Greece is a little known period of the country's history.
Calypso's Canyon is a hidden treasure on mainland Greece which could make you forget that you're in one of the hottest countries of Europe.
Spending a day in the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime.
Halkidiki is an often overlooked peninsula in Northern Greece perfect for international tourists looking for a nature filled getaway.
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.
Anafi is a small Cycladic island near Santorini that rewards visitors with its natural beauty, serenity and warm hospitality.
The Greek island of Santorini was crowned recently by the travel website Bounce the destination with the most beautiful sunset in the world.
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.
As the world watches the gymnastics events at the Tokyo Olympics, we remember the ancient Greeks, who started the history of gymnastics.
In a time and place that offered few career opportunities for women, the role of priestess at the Oracle of Delphi was enormously influential....
Linguists and experts in the ancient world have long been puzzled by the absence of a distinct word for the color in Ancient Greek.
There is a Greek village in Mani, Peloponnese, called Neochori, where its residents boast they are true descendants of ancient Sparta.
Here's a traditional recipe for the Greek dessert galaktoboureko, aka Greek milk pie. Syrup SUGAR 2lb/900gr WATER 14fl oz/400ml HONEY 1tbsp Boil for 3 minutes and...
Greek gardoumbes, or gardoumbakia, are pieces of lamb organ meat wrapped in lamb intestines. It is a traditional Greek delicacy usually served on Easter....
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...
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...