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Russia Bombs Mariupol, Epicenter of Greek Presence in Ukraine

The city of Mariupol in eastern Ukraine, the epicenter of the Greek presence in the country, is under heavy bombardment from the Russian forces on Thursday. Greece also underlined on Thursday the need for the protection of the Greek community...

Pronunciation of Greek is Major Problem in Speaking the Language

Pronunciation of Greek is the major problem in learning the language, according to an English speaker living on the island of Crete. "My plea to the Greek people would be to please be patient with us and to try and...

Greek Among Hardest Languages for English Speakers to Learn

Despite the fact that Greek roots are found throughout English, Greek is among the hardest languages for English speakers to learn.

Should We Blame Ancient Greece for Today’s Search for Six-Pack Abs?

The cultural obsession with six-pack abdominal muscles shows no signs of abating. And if research into male body image is to be believed, it will likely only grow, thanks to social media. By Conor Heffernan Today, there’s an entire industry centered...

Artists Unite to Help Provide Earthquake Relief in Greece and Turkey

In a heart-warming act of compassion and solidarity, Nikos Nikolaidis, a Greek artist from Thessaloniki, and Mikail Akar, an eight-year-old art prodigy of Turkish descent, have collaborated on a large-scale painting in the wake of the disastrous earthquake that...

Stay in Ultimate Luxury on Mykonos, the Island that Has it All

Mykonos remains a hub of luxury tourism where international travelers can experience a slice of Grecian paradise.

Princeton Removes Greek, Latin for Classics Majors to Combat Racism

Princeton University decided recently to remove Greek and Latin for Classics majors to combat - what it called- institutional racism.

Casapueblo, The Santorini of Latin America

The Casapueblo, the magical sculptured hotel is often referred to as the “Greek island of Uruguay” or the “Santorini of Latin America.”

Two Popular Greek Islands During the Tough 2020 Tourist Season

The most popular Greek islands for the past summer weren't Mykonos or Santorini. The stunning Greek islands of Skyros and Serifos found themselves thriving through the difficult -- some would say brutal -- 2020 tourist season by appealing to...

The Greek Fisherman in Iceland who Never Forgot his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland.