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China’s Plan for a Canal Trade Route from Greece to Europe

China is considering to build a canal trade route from Greece to Europe through the Balkans in order to expedite the shipping of goods

Athens Airport the Best in Europe According to User Ratings

Athens airport has been crowned the ultimate best in Europe according to rankings from user review ratings on Google compiled by Holidu, a British search engine for holiday rentals. Being Greece’s main and largest airport, the Eleftherios Venizelos - Athens...

Mount Etna Collapse “Could Trigger Tsunami” in Greece’s Ionian Sea

Mount Etna in Sicily, Europe’s biggest active volcano, is slipping eastwards into the sea, and scientists fear that it could trigger a catastrophic tsunami. Scientists are concerned that the slow movements that have been measured on Mount Etna’s southeastern flank...

Ancient Greeks Were Britain’s First Farmers

People from ancient Greece and the Aegean Sea region were the first farmers in Britain, according to a study published recently in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. According to the study, titled "Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early...

Visiting Europe Will Come With a Fee in 2023

All non-citizens of the European Union will be required to pay a small fee of €7 ($7.35) to visit the continent starting in 2023. This is due to the implementation of the long-expected ETIAS (European Travel Information and Authorization System). Although...

Turkey Opens “Gate to Hell” in Ancient Greek City of Hierapolis

The famed "Gate to Hell" at the ruins of the ancient Greek city of Hierapolis in western Turkey has opened to regular visitors for the first time on Monday. Known also as Pluto’s Gate—Ploutonion in Greek, Plutonium in Latin—the cave...

The Ancient Greek Fisherman and His Astonishing Villa Mosaics

Phainos was the most famous fisherman of his time who lived in the 2nd century AD in the ancient Greek city of Halicarnassus. His villa, adorned with astonishing mosaics depicting sea creatures, was accidentally discovered by property developers in 2018. Phainos...

Oldest Bridge in Europe Still in Use Found in Greece

Perhaps the oldest bridge in Europe that is still in use today can be found in Greece, and it is named the Arkadiko Bridge. 

Calabrian Greeks: Pocket of Hellenism in Italy has Survived Millennia

There exists today a tiny enclave of Calabrian Greeks, Greek-speaking people in Reggio Calabria that seem to have survived millennia.

Armenian Genocide: The Mass Murder of Christians in Turkey

The Armenian Genocide, the systematic mass murder, and expulsion of 1.5 million ethnic Armenians carried out in Turkey and adjoining regions by the Ottoman government between 1914 and 1923, is commemorated on April 24th every year. The Armenian Genocide was...