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Change Makers: Women Who Loomed Large in Greek History
Women in Greek history have persevered, protected, challenged and led in many realms over the centuries, including religion and the arts.
Five of the Most Staggering Caves Worth Exploring on the Island of Crete
There are hundreds of caves scattered around the Greek island of Crete—and all of them are worth a visit, either for their natural features...
The Story of “Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi” Masterpiece
Painted in 1826 by Eugène Delacroix, the leading French Romantic painter of the day, Greece on the Ruins of Missolonghi is one of the...
Top Five Greek Island Monasteries Perched on Rocks
In older times, Greek monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors.
Istanbul vs. Constantinople: Why Both Words are Greek
Istanbul is a name that the Greeks actually gave to the city. "Istanbul" derives from the Greek phrase "Is tin poli," meaning "into the city."
How the Battle of Crete Changed the Course of World War II
The Battle of Crete will remain forever in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II
Calabrian Greeks: Pocket of Hellenism in Italy has Survived Millennia
There exists today a tiny enclave of Calabrian Greeks, Greek-speaking people in Reggio Calabria that seem to have survived millennia.
Aristotelous Square, The Jewel of Thessaloniki
Aristotelous Square is the main city square of Thessaloniki, which is Greece’s second largest city and the capital of Macedonia.
Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods
Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades island group, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece's many other idylls, it is...
Chania: A Guide to the Stunningly Beautiful City of Crete
Chania is a breathtaking city on the island Crete, and a perfect vacation spot -- Chania has with something to offer any traveler!