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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[...]

Dassault: The Greek Connection of One of Europe’s Wealthiest Families

Dassault Aviation is the company behind the Rafale aircraft that Greece has acquired to help protect its borders.

The Ethnic Cleansing of Greeks from Gallipoli in 1915

Thousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula in modern-day Turkey were victims of the ethnic cleansing and genocide of minorities, particularly Greeks, Armenians, and Assyrians, in Asia Minor. Credit: Public DomainThousands of Greeks living on the Gallipoli peninsula...

Heraklion: Discover the Capital of Crete

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, is an ancient city that perhaps is under-appreciated for its many attractions.

Autumn on Mainland Greece at Its Best: Must Do Trips

A Must To Do Trip Visit Mailand Greece during Autumn and experienced at its best, because its beauty nature is magical at this season!

Grape Harvesting Season in Full Swing in Greece

Grape harvesting in late August and September is one of the oldest and most beloved traditions in the Greek countryside. Family, neighbors, and friends all get together to harvest the precious bunches of green and purple pearls which will...

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...