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St Pancras New Church: Where Ancient Greece Meets Anglicanism

The St Pancras New Church is a Greek Revival church in Bloomsbury/St Pancras, London. Even though its name suggests otherwise, it was built between 1819 and 1922 And was designed by William Inwood and his son Henry William Inwood. If...

Pythagorean Cup From Ancient Greece Pranks Greedy Drinkers

The Pythagorean Cup, an invention of the ancient Greeks, shows that their heads weren't in the intellectual clouds all the time. They were down to earth enough to make people laugh a bit at themselves -- particularly if they...

Mama Jo: The Greek Whose Breakfast Cart Conquered New York City

The story of Mama Jo and her iconic breakfast cart in New York City is an inspiring tale, in which an immigrant, driven by a desire to succeed and live well, managed not only to make it through years...

Greek Artist Presents Innovative, Eco-Friendly Origami Fashion

A paper dress may not be the right outfit choice for rainy weather, but Greek artist Mirto Dimitriou's signature origami fashion, which includes clothes, jewelry and paper accessories, is not only original but also eco-friendly. The young artist from Thessaloniki...

Meet the Woman Who Builds Bridges Between Greece and Catalonia

By Ola Goroveci Nafsika Tomara, a Greek woman originally from Athens, has been living in Barcelona, Spain for the last twenty years. Approximately five years ago, she created an agency called "Agora – Grecat," or "The Greek Marketplace," aiming to...

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

The isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnese, is like paradise.

What a Mars Colony Would Look Like

Elon Musk has long championed the campaign for bringing human beings to Mars, claiming that a colony will be established as early as five years from now, with ten years being a "worst-case scenario." While many scientists disagree with Musk's...

Ten Reasons to Take a Winter Trip to Greece

Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...

Tilos, Greece’s First Energy-Self-Sufficient Island

The Greek island of Tilos in the Dodecanese has become the first in the entire Mediterranean to become fully self-sufficient in energy.

The Ten Most Iconic Flowers of Greece

A list of the ten most iconic flowers of Greece is not difficult to create, since Greece is home to some of the most spectacular flowers anywhere. One of the most striking things one notices as soon as they...