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Leonidas Kestekides, The Greek Confectioner Who Conquered the World

The story of the world-famous Leonidas chocolates and pralines is as rich as the confections themselves. It all began with a Greek chocolatier Leonidas Kestekides, who created the great confections because he ultimately just "wanted to spread some happiness." The...

European Floods: Deadly Weather Front to Move Southeast 

The weather front that caused the latest European floods is moving slowly towards the southeast of Europe.

Euro 2020 Quarter-Finals: Italy Edges Belgium 2-1

Italy knocked out FIFA top ranked Belgium by two goals to one, continuing their spectacular performances in the Euro 2020. The Mediterraneans scored twice in the first half with Nicolo Barella (31') and Lorenzo Insigne (44') while Belgium found...

Hundreds of Ancient Artifacts Stolen from Italy Have Been Recovered

Almost 800 ancient artifacts have been brought back to Italy after they were discovered to have been illegally exported to Belgium. The antiquities are worth as much as 11 million euros, and were found in the possession of a...

Europe’s Different Approaches to Opening Up – How Greece Compares

Most countries in Europe have begun the process of opening up their economies following strict coronavirus lockdowns on different timelines.

Iconic Brussels Statue to Become a Greek Evzone on March 25

The iconic statuette of Brussels Manneken Pis will be dressed like an Evzone on the 200th anniversary of the Greek Revolution.

European Tourism Gets off to Rocky Start in Summer of 2020

  Tourism in this unsettling Summer of 2020 is experiencing some rocky patches just a month or so after most European countries opened their gates to travelers from abroad after the long coronavirus lockdowns. Thierry Breton, the EU's internal market commissioner,...

Greek Tourists No Longer Required to Quarantine When Arriving in Belgium

Greece was recently awarded "Green" status on Belgium's list of EU countries whose citizens are allowed to visit, meaning that tourists will not have to be subjected to Covid-19 testing or quarantines. The announcement came early Thursday, July 9, when...

Belgians' Interest in Greek Tourist Destinations Sees Huge Uptick

The positive course of early vacation reservations from the Belgian tourist market, as well as the increased interest of thousands of Belgian nationals in all Greek destinations, was reflected at the 62nd International Tourist Exhibition "Salon des Vacances," which...

Military Salute by Turkish Kids Condemned in Belgium

Belgian sport officials condemned on Tuesday the military salute given by young football players of Turkish descent apparently to honor the Turkish armed forces now waging war in northern Syria. Flemish Minister of Sport Ben Weyts said that "It is...