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Derveni Krater: A Masterpiece of Metalwork in Ancient Greece

The Derveni Krater exhibited at the Archeological Museum of Thessaloniki is one of the most elaborate metal vessels from ancient Greece yet discovered. Found in 1962 in an undisturbed Macedonian tomb of the late 4th century B.C. at Derveni not...

The Ten Oldest Inhabited Cities in Greece

Many of the oldest inhabited cities in Greece are still standing against all odds. They have survived to this day to narrate the history of Ancient Greece and confirm its influence in Western civilization. In these cities, one finds...

The Greek Rivals Who United and Brought Souvlaki to Colombia

The story of two Greek immigrants in Colombia serves as a lesson of what the nation can achieve when united. Petros Gkrilis and George Sitaras come from Thessaloniki. They are fanatic supporters of the city's eternal rivals PAOK and Aris...

Top Seven Emerging Destinations in Greece

Though Greece is one of the most well-visited destinations in the world, tourists generally tend to congregate in just a few spots throughout the country: mostly Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. However, as more travelers venture off the beaten path,...

Greece Among Highest in Europe for Vacant Houses

Greece has one of the highest rates of vacant houses in Europe, according to a report by the Eteron Institute for Research and Social Change. Vacant houses in Greece are mostly concentrated in large urban centers, the research highlights, with...

The Fascinating History of Thessaloniki White Tower

Residents of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, often use its White Tower as a point of reference when giving directions in the city.

Greek Police Officer Killed in Thessaloniki Bar Stabbing

A Greek police officer was killed in the early hours of Thursday in an altercation at a bar in the northern port city of Thessaloniki. The unnamed police officer, aged 32, died after being stabbed with a knife for reprimanding...

Holocaust Museum of Thessaloniki Finally Gets Building Approval

The municipality of Thessaloniki finally approved the construction of the Holocaust Museum, a decade after the project was conceived. It took a legislative regulation and two Presidential Decrees to resolve a series of issues, from ownership to land uses...

Greek Woman Mauled to Death by Three Shepherd Dogs

Three shepherd dogs escaped from their yard and fatally mauled a 50-year-old Greek woman in her garden near Thessaloniki, northern Greece on Sunday. The woman was attacked at about midday in the village of Neochorouda - 10 miles (16km) northwest...

Chelly Wilson: New York’s Greek Queen of Adult Movies

The late Chelly Wilson was a New Yorker who epitomized the American Dream. She believed that the US it was the best country in the world because you were free to do whatever you wanted. What she wanted to...