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Everyday Life in Ancient Athens

Everyday life in Ancient Athens of the Hellenistic era was more intellectually stimulating, and exciting, than in most ancient cities

Kaimaktsalan: The Winter Mykonos of Greece

Palaios Agios Athanasios or Tsegani is a traditional village at the foot of Mount Vorras or Kaimaktsalan, on the Piperitsa summit, next to Lake Vegoritida in Western Macedonia.

Killing of Alexandros Grigoropoulos Still Haunts Greece

December 6th marks the anniversary of the murder of fifteen-year-old Alexandros Grigoropoulos by police officer Epaminondas Korkoneas in 2008, an act that stands as a landmark case of police brutality in Greece. In more peaceful times, Greek society would mourn...

The Greeks of Bogota, Colombia

Bogota, the capital of Colombia and a sprawling mega-city of almost ten million inhabitants, is home to a grand total of approximately 150 Greeks. However, most have become successful entrepreneurs in the food industry, adding a Greek touch to the...

Top 7 Christmas Destinations in Greece for 2022

Greece has amazing destinations for Christmas. Although it is globally known for its warm, sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal-clear waters, the country offers much more. The surprisingly diverse landscape of Greece provides countless opportunities, all the way from...

Top Baby Names Inspired by Greek Mythology

Baby names inspired by Greek history and mythology are gaining popularity in the United States. The cast of gods and goddesses of Roman and Greek myth offers a treasure trove of baby name ideas. From Athena to Zeus, you might...

The Electric Car Produced in Greece Decades Before Elon Musk’s Tesla

An electric car that was built on Greece's island of Syros in the 1970s was one of the world's first mass-produced electric cars. Decades before Elon Musk’s Tesla, the Enfield 8000, built at Neorio, Syros, was the brainchild of the...

Arachova: The Cosmopolitan Winter Destination of Greece

The cosmopolitan alpine town of Arachova is the perfect place to go to “see and be seen” during the winter season in Greece. An easy two-hour drive from Athens, Arachova is often dubbed the “Winter Mykonos," thanks to the wave...

Funeral Services Join Black Friday Hype in Greece

The business world's "Black Friday" hype has now begun to engulf consumers in Greece, who are eager to take advantage of the special sales offered annually by retailers. The Black Friday phenomenon began in the United States, as the day...

Seven Benefactors Who Shaped Modern Greece

Seven of the most important benefactors in Greece contributed massively to the birth of modern Greece after the fighting heroes kicked out the Ottomans through their generosity and philanthropy. These men were industrialists, shipping magnates, and rich aristocrats, who built...