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“Chania: A Journey Through the Countryside” Wins Awards

There are many ways to advertise the beauty and culture of Greece. We just need a bit of patience and imagination! Proof of that is the video “Chania: A Journey through the Countryside,” that recently won three awards at...

Poor Greeks Flock to the Countryside to Become Farmers

Many newly poor people in Greece are turning to agriculture and Greek nature in search of a better life. More prospects and more hope can be found in farmland activities than in the city, where people are losing their...

Unique Stone Bridges Bring Character to Greek Countryside

The stone bridges found throughout the Greek countryside[...]

Greek Countryside Stone Bridges Remain an Asset

The stone bridges found throughout the Greek countryside are[...]

Boissonnas, the Photographer of the Greek Land and People

Photographer François-Frédéric Boissonnas took some of the most beautiful images ever captured of Greece during his travels throughout the country. By Eugenia Russell This October is the 76th anniversary of the death of the great Swiss landscape photographer François-Frédéric Boissonnas (June...

Twelve Labors of Hercules Exemplify Greek Mythology

The Twelve Labours of Hercules occupy a special place in the pantheon of Greek mythology, exemplifying the ancient beliefs of the Greeks.

Harsh Lessons from the Ancient Greek City-State of Sparta

The long and (mostly) illustrious history of the ancient Greek city-state of Sparta defines the word "legendary."

Greece’s Amazing Summer Fruits That You Must Try

When it comes to fruit, Greece has among the best fruit anywhere on the globe with an assortment of fresh fruits that is second to none, particularly during the summer. Fruit, full of antioxidants, vitamins, and fiber, not only helps...

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.

Lefkada: A Touch of the Caribbean in Greece

Located in the Ionian sea, Lefkada is a stunning island, even by Greek standards. It connects to the mainland by a small bridge and is easily accessed by car. With hospitable locals and many activities to offer, the island prides...

Agistri: The Greek Island Paradise Just a Stone’s Throw Away from Athens

Agistri is a green, lush island that includes many scenic and unspoiled charms despite its proximity to the Greek capital city of Athens.

Greece: The Summer Capital of The World

A favorite tourist destination, Greece has become known as the summer capital of the world, and not without good reason.

Antikristo: The Cretan Way to Barbeque Meat with Roots in Ancient Greece

You will find some of the finest grilled food anywhere in the world in Greece; Antikristo, grilled lamb from Crete, is no exception.

The First Beauty Pageant in the Ancient Greek World

The Judgement of Paris, which was likely the world's first beauty pageant, set off one of the most important narratives in ancient Greek mythology. While beauty contests such as Miss Universe and Miss America may seem like thoroughly modern inventions,...

Yannis Tsarouchis: The Voice of Modern Greek Art

Yannis Tsarouchis was one of the most prominent figures of Greek art.