Ioanna Zikakou

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The Authentic Greek 'Tsipouradika' of Volos

Tsipouro or raki is a pomace brandy produced in Greece and in particular Thessaly (Tsipouro Tyrnavou), Epirus, Macedonia, Mani, and the island of Crete....

Exceptional Greeks of Cretan Descent

Crete is the largest and most populous of the Greek islands and it is famous across the globe for its beaches, clear waters and exceptional cuisine. However,...

Spiegel: 'Greece, the Deceptive Calm of August'

German magazine Spiegel published an extensive article titled "Greece, the deceptive calm of August" - referring to the immediate challenges faced by Greek Prime...

Former ELSTAT Chief Andreas Georgiou Opposes Criminal Charges

“I don’t regret it one bit. I’d have done exactly the same again — in a heartbeat,” Andreas Georgiou, former ELSTAT chief said to...

Turkey Threatens to Flood the Aegean Sea With Refugees

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu accused the EU of "humiliating" Turkey and noted once again that the EU-Turkey agreement on migration as well as the...

Greek Gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias Wins Gold Medal in Rio (video)

Greek gymnast Eleftherios Petrounias won the gold medal in men's rings on August 15, in the Rio Olympic Games with a score of 16.000...

Greek National Arrested in Turkey for Carrying Drugs

A 31 year-old Greek national from the island of Rhodes was arrested in Turkey for transporting 50kg of heroin from the neighboring country to...

Dormition of Virgin Mary: When Was the Greatest Summer Celebration Established?

On August 15 the Greek Orthodox Church commemorates the Dormition of the Theotokos, a traditional and family-oriented feast of great significance. It is the...

Refugees on Greek Islands Slowly Overcome Fear of the Sea

The summer months have always been a time of excitement in Greece. Greek citizens, expats, and tourists take long vacations near coastal areas, having carefree...

Greek Products Steal the Spotlight in ‘Great Taste Awards 2016’

Every year, the heart of the international gastronomy scene beats in London, where the international culinary contest “Great Taste Awards” takes place. This year,...