September 18, 1834: Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000...

First Underwater Gallery on Greek Island of Amorgos (video)

A unique art exhibition that takes place entirely underwater will be held September 19-22 in the deep, blue waters of the Greek island of...

Athens Railway Turns 150: Flashback to When History Was Made (Photos)

The Piraeus-Kifissia Electric Railway, known to most as the "Ilektrikos" has been in operation for almost 150 years, during which time it has significantly...

Greek Opposition Leader Slams SYRIZA from Thessaloniki Fair

The President of the center-right New Democracy Party and Leader of the Opposition in Greece, Mr. Kyriakos Mitsotakis gave a speech on Saturday in...

Quench Your Thirst with These Healthy Infused Water Drinks with a Greek Twist!

The craze of infused water has taken the world by storm, and we have the perfect way to add a Greek twist to your...

8 Great Benefactors Who Shaped Modern Greece

From Aristotle to Theodoros Kolokotronis and from Alexander the Great to Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek history has focused mainly on the emblematic ancient figures and...

96 Years Since the Catastrophe of Smyrna (Photos and Video)

Today marks 96 years since the Catastrophe of Smyrna, modern-day Izmir in the Turkish coast on the Aegean sea. It was a cataclysmic event of...

Cyprus President Anastasiades to Visit Athens Next Week

The President of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Nicos Anastasiades, will visit Athens on Monday to have talks with the Greek Prime Minister Alexis...

U.S. Marks 9/11 Anniversary; Greek-Americans Remember Those Who Lost Their Lives

Americans are commemorating Sept. 11 with somber tributes and a new monument to the victims 17 years on from the horrific events. Thousands of Sept....

Hippocrates on Obesity and the Sedentary Life

Hippocrate of Kos (c. 460 – c. 370 BC), also known as Hippocrates II, was a physician of Greece's Classical era who is considered to be...