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Tavuk Gogsu, Kazandibi and its Roman-Byzantine Origins

Tavuk gogsu literally means chicken breast in Turkish. This dessert, which very few people know about and even fewer know how to prepare, is the ancestor of the much more famous Kazandibi. A thick cream made from chicken, milk and...

Patmos: The Greek Island of John’s Revelation

Patmos island in the Aegean Sea is the location apostle John received the visions found in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament

How the Acropolis Parthenon Was Built to Withstand Anything

The Parthenon is one of the most iconic structures in the history of Western civilization. It stands in splendor on Acropolis Hill in Athens as it has for 2,500 years. Experts believe that the Parthenon's construction ingenuity has enabled...

Retsina – The 2,000-Year Old Wine Synonymous with Greek Summer

Retsina is a Greek wine with a distinctive pine and resin flavor that people usually either love or hate. It is a refreshing drink with a long history dating back to over 2,000 years and is linked to the...

Greece: The Summer Capital of The World

A favorite tourist destination, Greece has become known as the summer capital of the world, and not without good reason.

Ancient Greeks Used Lifting Device to Move Stones Before Cranes

Recent research shows that ancient Greeks had used a primitive type of lifting machine to move heavy stones before they began using cranes 2,500 years ago, according to the website Gizmodo.

When King Charles Visited Knossos Palace on Crete

The King of the United Kingdom, Charles, whose coronation takes place today, May 6, is a staunch Philhellene and has visited Greece several times. On one of his trips with Queen Consort Camilla, as she is now known, they...

Thanasis Veggos: Remembering the Best Greek Comedy Actor

When Thanasis Veggos passed away on May 3, 2011, Greek cinema lost one of its most talented actors, one who with a single facial expression could epitomize the poverty, misery, and resilience of post-war Greece. In his long career in...

Yannis Ritsos: The Greatest Greek Poet of His Time

When Yannis Ritsos passed away on November 11, 1990, the world of poetry lost one of the greatest poets of the 20th century.

The Greek Jeweler who Created the Bulgari Fashion Empire

Bulgari, also known as BVLGARI within fashion circles, is an iconic luxury brand thanks to its high quality jewelry, watches, and accessories