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Newly Established Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Route Suspended

Levante Ferries Group has announced that its ferry route between Thessaloniki in northern Greece and the city of Izmir (Smyrna) on Turkey's western coast will be temporarily suspended until the Summer of 2023. The Smyrna di Levante's maiden voyage was...

Ancient Greek Mosaic Celebrates the Joy of Life

A magnificent ancient Greek mosaic discovered in Hatay, Turkey continues to amaze archaeologists and historians attempting to ascertain the exact meaning of its images and inscriptions. The floor mosaic, which was found in the Hatay Province, located on the Turkish-Syrian...

Top 7 Christmas Destinations in Greece for 2022

Greece has amazing destinations for Christmas. Although it is globally known for its warm, sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal-clear waters, the country offers much more. The surprisingly diverse landscape of Greece provides countless opportunities, all the way from...

Greece Vs Turkey: The Military Balance in the Aegean

The military balance between Greece and Turkey is of great importance as relations between the two countries have deteriorated so sharply that a conflict in the Aegean has become a conceivable possibility. As a result, the military balance between Athens...

18-Million-Year Old Petrified Trees Unearthed on Lesvos, Greece

Excavations for rainwater drainage pipes brought to light fourteen more petrified trees in the Petrified Forest on the island of Lesvos. "The trunks were in a very good state of preservation—they are impressive logs laid on successive strata, one above...

Top Baby Names Inspired by Greek Mythology

Baby names inspired by Greek history and mythology are gaining popularity in the United States. The cast of gods and goddesses of Roman and Greek myth offers a treasure trove of baby name ideas. From Athena to Zeus, you might...

The Electric Car Produced in Greece Decades Before Elon Musk’s Tesla

An electric car that was built on Greece's island of Syros in the 1970s was one of the world's first mass-produced electric cars. Decades before Elon Musk’s Tesla, the Enfield 8000, built at Neorio, Syros, was the brainchild of the...

Arachova: The Cosmopolitan Winter Destination of Greece

The cosmopolitan alpine town of Arachova is the perfect place to go to “see and be seen” during the winter season in Greece. An easy two-hour drive from Athens, Arachova is often dubbed the “Winter Mykonos," thanks to the wave...

Thespis of Icaria: The Ancient Greek That Invented Acting

Aristotle of Ancient Greece gave much to human history. Yet, that legacy includes far more than just philosophy, for the famed polymath gifted us Thespis of Icaria as well, a name that might otherwise have been forgotten. Two hundred years...

Funeral Services Join Black Friday Hype in Greece

The business world's "Black Friday" hype has now begun to engulf consumers in Greece, who are eager to take advantage of the special sales offered annually by retailers. The Black Friday phenomenon began in the United States, as the day...