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What Did Ancient Greek Athletes Eat? The Diet of the Olympians

Ancient athletes accomplished many astonishing feats of sport in antiquity. But what diet fueled these ancient athletes and Olympians?

Aliki Vougiouklaki, “The National Star of Greece”

Aliki Vougiouklaki was one of the most popular stars in Greek cinematic history. The blonde stunner was so beloved that she was even given the title of "The National Star of Greece." Vougiouklaki was born in Marousi, a northern suburb...

The Fascinating History of Greek Loukoumia, or Turkish Delights

Greek loukoumia, or Turkish delights, hold an important place in the world of Greek sweets.

The Greek Diaspora Around the World

From ancient times to the modern day, Greeks of the diaspora have enriched the international community in across many fields.

Onassis’ Island of Skorpios Turns into European Resort for Billionaires

Skorpios, Aristotle Onassis' private island in the Ionian Sea, is to turn into an ultra luxury VIP resort, after the Greek government signed the permit

The Sword of Damocles: Why Great Power Comes with Great Danger

The story of the "Sword of Damocles" is one of the most well-known from ancient Greek history, and it perfectly illustrates the dangers that come with taking on a massive amount of power. The story, which may or may not...

The Best Thrift Stores and Vintage Shops in Athens

Fashion lovers have long hunted for special clothing items and accessories at vintage, secondhand, and thrift stores, but the practice has only recently become a trend.

The Poet Sandal Maker of Athens with the Celebrity Clientele

Greek sandal maker Pantelis Melissinos is not a man you meet every day. Few people live up to the title 'renaissance man' but Pantelis—craftsman, artist, poet, playwright, and musician—more than fits the bill. Based in a cozy workshop-cum-boutique near the...

Greek Diaspora Community Leader Petros Galatoulas Passes Away

Petros Galatoulas, former President of the Federation of Hellenic Societies of Greater New York, passed away on Saturday at the age of 66. The prominent figure in the Greek diaspora community had been facing a series of health problems before...

Horta: The Benefits of Greece’s Magical Greens

Everyone who has a friend or relative from Greece, has heard of the word ''horta.'' Literally translating into English as the humble ''weed,'

US Army Veteran Claims He was Told to “Keep Mouth Shut” About UFOs

A US Army veteran who witnessed a UFO shooting through the sky while serving in the Sinai Desert claims that he was told to "keep his mouth shut" by a superior in a report in The Daily Mail. The shocking...

The Brad Pitt Lookalike Who Fought Heroically in the Battle of Crete

This photograph of resistance fighters in Crete posing with German rifles and hand-grenades has been making the rounds of Greek social media

The History of Oligarchs, from Ancient Greece to Modern Russia

The term "oligarch" has become commonplace in the wake of the war in Ukraine, but its roots date all the way back to ancient Greece. Oligarchs are extremely wealthy people who hold a large amount of power in their countries....

Robert De Niro Set to Film “Tin Soldier” in Greece

Robert De Niro will soon be in Greece, as the Tin Soldier, a major motion picture featuring the Hollywood star will be shot in the northern Greek region of Drama starting in late May. De Niro, Jamie Foxx, Scott Eastwood,...

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.