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Chania: A Guide to the Stunningly Beautiful Cretan City

Chania is a breathtaking city on the island Crete, and a perfect vacation spot -- Chania has with something to offer any traveler!

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...

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.

The Magnificent Church of Saint Nicholas on Syros, Greece

The Church of Saint Nicholas, a magnificent church in Ermoupolis, the capital of Syros, took twenty-two years to build. Overlooking the Cycladic island, Saint Nicholas'...

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...

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.

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."

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

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...

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