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The Mystery of the Oldest Throne in Europe at the Palace of Knossos

In the palace of Knossos, a magnificent throne room built during the 15th century BC is considered the oldest such room in Europe.

Greek Salads Among Best in World

Two flavorful Greek salads have made the ten best salads in the world ranking, according to the latest survey from food website TasteAtlas. The Dakos salad from Crete landed at No. 3 on the list while the classic Greek salad...

The Greek Islands: How Were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors, including ancient Greek mythology and even the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of places were used...

Archaeologist Solves Mystery of the Phaistos Disc in Greece

The mystery of the Minoan Phaistos Disc has been "solved by 99 percent" says linguist and archaeologist Gareth Owens.

The Mysterious Lake of Agios Nikolaos, Crete

Lake Voulismeni (Greek: Λίμνη Βουλισμένη) is an ancient lake located in the center of the city of Agios Nikolaos on the Greek island of Crete.

Why Greek Olive Oil is the Best in the World

Greek olive oil is synonymous with Greek tradition, a healthy diet and its rich history, Called  “Liquid Gold," it epitomizes the country.

Greek Para Riders First Ever to Qualify for World Equestrian Games

Two para riders have made history for parasport in Greece by becoming the first athletes to qualify in Para Dressage at the upcoming 2022 ECCO FEI World Equestrian Games. By Phil Butler Michalis Kalarakis and Dimitra-Eleni Pantechaki will compete against the...

3 Greek Islands Named Among Best in World

The Greek islands of Milos, Paros, and Crete have all been named to Travel + Leisure's top 25 islands in the world for 2022. The volcanic Greek island of Milos was ranked No. 4 while Paros landed at No. 12,...

Fire in Athens Prompts Residents to Evacuate

A Friday morning fire in southeast Athens prompted calls for nearby residents to evacuate amid strong winds, as this year's fire season in Greece continues to test resources. Last week, there were more than fifty wildfires reported in the...

US State Department Responds to Provocative Turkish Map

The US State Department released a statement affirming Greek sovereignty in response to a map that showed many Greek islands, including all of Crete, as Turkish territory. "Our position on this issue is clear...the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Greece...