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Aristotle Onassis: Greece’s Larger Than Life Tycoon

Aristotle Onassis was one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world in the 20th century, a visionary and one of the richest men

The Olympic Airways Uniform Design That Made Fashion History

Pierre Cardin, who passed away in late December, designed the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline.

A Look Back at the Aristotle Onassis and Jackie Kennedy Wedding

In October 1968, the wedding of Greek shipping magnate Aristotle Onassis and former First Lady Jacquelyn Bouvier Kennedy took place on the island of Scorpios in the Ionian sea. It was the opposite of a "fairy tale wedding," and it...

Angelina Jolie to Play Maria Callas in New Biopic

Angelina Jolie will play the legendary Greek-American soprano Maria Callas in the biopic Maria. The film will be directed by Pablo Larraín and written by Steven Knight, who recently worked together on the film Spencer. Maria tells the tumultuous, beautiful,...

How Onassis Became the Richest Man in the World

The Suez Canal remains blocked by the container ship Ever Given, but it's not the first time a crisis has occurred at the waterway.

Life Aboard Onassis’ Legendary Yacht ‘Christina O’

The captain of Aristotle Onassis' legendary yacht Christina recently broke his long self-imposed silence, speaking about the celebrities the Greek tycoon once entertained onboard. In an extensive interview with Greek daily Espresso, eighty-year-old Giorgos Zacharias spoke about Onassis' kindness to...

The Great Greek Benefactor Stavros Niarchos

Stavros Niarchos, the great Greek benefactor, passed away on this day 25 years ago, leaving a foundation that continues his philanthropy

Manolis Chiotis: Star of Greek Music was Bouzouki Virtuoso

Manolis Chiotis is considered to be one of the greatest bouzouki players of all time. The musician, composer, and singer revolutionized Greek music with his four-course bouzouki and made music from Greece popular across the world, even in the...

Onassis’ Island of Skorpios Turns into European Resort for Billionaires

Skorpios, Aristotle Onassis' private island in the Ionian Sea, is to turn into an ultra luxury VIP resort, after the Greek government signed the permit

Trizonia: The Uknown Greek Island Onassis Almost Bought

Even today, travelers to Greece can still find many hidden treasure destinations which retain their almost unspoiled beauty, such as the island of Trizonia.