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St Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church at Ground Zero Consecrated

Early on Monday morning, Archbishop Elpidophoros of America, with the faithful and other members of the clergy present, consecrated the rebuilt St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church and National Shrine, the only place of worship destroyed in 9/11. After an extraordinarily...

Germans the Top Foreign Home Buyers in Greece

Germans have climbed to the top place among foreign home buyers in Greece, spending increasing amounts on beachside property in areas such as Crete and the Ionian islands. Data from Elxis, a leading provider of real estate services that specializes...

Donkey Milk: The Ancient Greek Secret for Health and Beauty

Humans have been using milk from donkeys for cosmetic and health purposes since antiquity, particularly the ancient Greeks and Egyptians. Today, dozens of new businesses in Greece are producing donkey milk for global markets. Hippocrates, the Greek physician who is...

Hydra Offers History and Stunning Beauty in Complete Serenity

Hydra has long been a destination for artists, musicians, and free spirits inspired by its stunning natural beauty and vibrant port town.

The Fascinating Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas

Alexis Zorbas in Zorba the Greek is one of the most memorable in all of film history, and the Nikos Kazantzakis book on which it is based is one of the best works of modern Greek literature. Yet, it is...

Flying on a Hot-Air Balloon Over Crete’s Stunning Lasithi Plateau

The amazing experience of flying with a hot-air balloon over the Lasithi Plateau in Crete. The Plateau is an ancient lake bed, surrounded on all sides by the huge mass of the majestic Dikti Mountains. By Tony Cross For someone who...

Destination Dream Weddings Soar in Santorini, Other Greek Islands

Couples from all over the world are flocking to the Greek island of Santorini for their destination dream wedding following the opening up of travel restrictions due to the pandemic. As couples tie the knot overlooking the traditional style houses of the famous...

Traditional Fava Festival on Schinoussa Unites Generations

The ninth-annual Fava Festival on the island of Schinoussa unites people—locals and visitors, neighbors and friends, and even generations. The Festival took place on the 24th and 25th of June on the tiny island of Schinoussa, which is located in...

What Happened at an Ancient Greek Symposium

The symposium was one of the most important aspects of ancient Greek culture, as it served as an essential setting for discussions, revelry, and debates among some of the most prominent figures in Greek antiquity. Symposium, or "συμπόσιον" in Greek,...

Diaporos: The Exotic Greek Island with Warm Waters All Year Round

Diaporos islet in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round.

How Sophia Loren Made Hollywood Fall in Love with Greece

Sophia Loren, the great Italian actress, was the star of the first Hollywood movie ever shot in Greece, on the majestic island of of Hydra.

Snapchat Launches Paid Version Hoping to Boost Profits

Snap Inc. launched on Wednesday a paid subscription version of the Snapchat app in the US priced at $3.99 dollars per month. It is dubbed Snapchat Plus and includes exclusive features that aren't available to standard users. This brings to market...

Hugh Grant to Star as Zeus in Upcoming Netflix Greek Myth Thriller “Kaos”

Hugh Grant will be starring as Zeus, king of the Greek gods, in an upcoming Netflix thriller based on Greek mythology called Kaos. The dark comedy series, which will be in production this summer, is a modern retelling of the...

‘Napalm Girl’ Receives Final Skin Treatment 50 Years After Iconic Image

In the photograph, she was burned and screaming in pain in the midst of the Vietnam War. Fifty years after an American bombing raid changed her life forever, the same woman has had her final skin treatment. In 1972, a...

Using Greek Honey for Beautiful Skin, Hair, and Anti-Aging

The Ancient Greeks likely hold claim to being the first people to use honey as an ingredient in beauty products. Today, you will find honey in an array of beauty products from face masks and shampoo to body cream...