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New Smartphone App Opens Famed Greek Monasteries to the World

Locked-down would-be tourists who are longing to visit Greece can still enjoy the magnificent views of the Meteora monasteries and even walk alongside the...

For 2500 Years Greeks – Even Alexander The Great – Have Loved Ice Cream

How long have the Greeks had a love affair with ice cream? How about since at least one hundred years before Alexander the Great? In...

Is Glamorous Camping About to Take Off in Greece?

Greece is taking steps to regulate “Glamping”, a popular term referring to  “glamorous camping”, as the concept continues to gain in popularity throughout the...

Greek Australians Lead Way in Demanding Return of Parthenon Sculptures

The nation of Australia has taken steps to intensify the international pressure placed on Great Britain to return the priceless Parthenon Sculptures back to...

Three New Athens Metro Line Stations to Open in July

Residents of Athens will see the completion of the extension of the Athens Metro Line 3 to Piraeus, and the opening of three more...

Discover the Unique Greek Tea Made of Olive Leafs

Since the times of Ancient Greece people used leaves of the Greek olive tree as a folk medicine, which was also brewed as a...

Eleni Kounalakis, California’s First Woman Lt. Governor, Endorses Democrat Joe Biden

California Lieutenant Governor Eleni Kounalakis endorsed Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Wednesday. “Vice President Biden will bring decency and honor back to the White...

Greek Filmmaker in Race to Win NY’s “Wear a Mask” Video Contest

A Greek filmmaker is currently in second place in her ongoing bid to win an award for the most popular public service announcement in...

Two Santorini Airbnb Properties Among Most Popular in the World

Two Greek Airbnb rentals were selected by members as among their most-wished for future rentals during voting that took place worldwide from May 7...

Greece To Prohibit Tall Buildings Blocking View Of Acropolis

A government decree is expected to prohibit the construction of buildings over five stories tall in the area surrounding Athens’ world-renowned Acropolis. In a bid...