Life for women in most city states of Ancient Greece, was very difficult but ancient Greek priestesses had powers that gave them high status.
The Acropolis Museum located only 330 meters (1,000 feet) from the famed hill of the same name hosts some of the world's most important antiquities
Pierre Cardin, who passed away in late December, designed the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline.
Pythia's prophesies at Delphi may have been associated with fumes from the spring waters that flowed under the temple, ancient historians and modern scientists have been claiming. "...neither her face nor hue went untransformed; Her breast heaved; Her wild heart...
On December 1, 1913, the island of Crete was officially integrated into the Greek state after Sultan Mehmet V had finally relinquished all sovereignty over the island exactly a month earlier. Crete's liberation from Ottoman rule was the result of...
Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...
In winter, roasted chestnut street stalls are a common sight in Greek cities. The sellers have small, portable braziers, heaps of roasted chestnuts ready to sell in paper cornets, and yet more that are still roasting. Dimitris, a twenty-year-old selling...
Seven of the most important benefactors in Greece contributed massively to the birth of modern Greece after the fighting heroes kicked out the Ottomans through their generosity and philanthropy. These men were industrialists, shipping magnates, and rich aristocrats, who built...
Stylianos Kyriakides, was a Greek Cypriot marathon runner who won the Boston Marathon in 1946 with the goal of raising funds to provide food and shelter to Greeks suffering from severe poverty following the Second World War and the Greek...
Trachanas is a staple Greek recipe ready in minutes, filling, and full of vitamins. However, the process of making it actually takes months.
Hundreds of visitors flocked to the interior of the Agia Sofia metro station in Thessaloniki during an "Open House" event on Saturday.
Traditional handicrafts of Greece were initially born out of necessity. Still appreciated today is basket weaving.