The Brad Pitt Lookalike Who Fought Heroically in the Battle of Crete
This photograph of resistance fighters in Crete posing with German rifles and hand-grenades has been making the rounds of Greek social media
Greece Invites German Retirees to Vacation in Greece this Winter
Greek Tourism Minister Vasilis Kikilias invited German retirees to come to Greece this winter to avoid the cold. "Beloved Germans, spend you winter with us, on the beach!" an article covering Greece as a winter holiday destination featuring an interview...
What Do Germans Think About Greeks?
Germans and Greeks have had an uneasy relationship since the foundation of modern Greece in the 19th century when the Bavarian king Otto was put on the throne of the newly created state. Often bitter and tumultuous, the hostility between...
The Greek Titanic: The Shipwreck that Cost More than 4,000 Lives
One of the worst maritime tragedies in history took place in Greece and cost almost four times as many lives as those taken in the Titanic disaster; yet the sinking of the "Oria" in the Saronic Gulf in February...
Tourism in Greece Might Go Up 70% in Summer, German Newspaper Says
"The Balearic Islands are consistently first in the preferences of German tourists. But Greece closes the gap with big steps," says the online version of German newspaper Die Welt. An article with the title "Greece stands before a record this...
Germans' Demand for Holidays in Greece at Its Peak
The demand for holidays in Greece is at its peak, Deutsche Welle said citing the largest German tourist agencies. More specifically, DER Touristik said that demand has doubled compared to last year, while All Tours said that demand is...
Germans Use Greek Dances from Crete as Therapy [video]
A group of German Cretan dancers cannot speak Greek but consider Greek dancing, especially from the island of Crete, an important form of therapy. The two organizers of the Cretan dance groups in Germany - Pavlos and Thalassini -...
Germans Blame Greeks for the Crisis, yet Feel Sorry for Them
One in two Germans feel sympathetic towards the Greek people, however, they believe that the country is responsible for its current financial situation, according to a survey published in the German newspaper Bild. The survey was published on the newspaper’s...
Greek Villages Recognized as Martyr Cities 73 Years After Nazi Occupation
Seventy-three years after the Nazi atrocities against Greece during the German occupation, the Council of State approved a presidential decree draft recognizing four Greek villages and one town as martyr cities. The Greek Supreme Court gave the green light for the...
A Greek Honored by Germans
The region of Dialekto in Trikala, Greece, is very proud of one of their citizens. Stergios Ntintis was honored for running a successful business for 40 consecutive years in the city of Bad Neustadt an der Saale, Germany Ntintis and...
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