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Experts Reveal Weather Records of 2019 for Greece

The National Observatory of Athens' ''Meteo'' service revealed on Friday the weather extremes and records of 2019 from the Greece's dozens of meteorological stations. 2019 was a year of surprises since many abnormalities were recorded. The most striking one was that...

Meet the Greek Who Is 'The Most Traveled Person in the World'

Babis Bizas, the man who travels more than 300 days per year, each year and is the ''world’s most traveled person'' according to the Guinness Book of Records, is Greek. Bizas, born in 1954 in Greece’s Arta, is an explorer,...

Naxos Potato Growers Prepare to Enter Guinness Book of Records (video)

Naxos potato growers are preparing to enter the Guinness Book of Records for the largest quantity of potatoes served, during the 8th Potato Festival in July. The Cyclades island is famous for its delicious potatoes and the producers of the...

Botsis Foundation Honors 17 Greek Journalists

The “Athanassios Botsis” Foundation for the Promotion of Journalism presented its prestigious annual awards to 17 Greek journalists yesterday at the Old Parliament House in downtown Athens, Greece . The ceremony was attended amongst others by the President of the Hellenic...

Cyprus: Oldest Wine in the World

According to the Guinness Book of World Records, Cyprus is home to the oldest wine produced in the world. Commandaria is a dessert wine that tastes like a sweet liqueur, rich in flavor and history. It supposedly got its name...

Giant Kourabies wins place in Guinness Book of Records

The giant kourabies or Greek Christmas cookie taht was prepared by a team in Northern Greece eventually exceeded 300 kg. The giant cokie will be eaten on Sunday in the Asterokosmou park at the International Exhibition Center in Thessaloniki,...

Greek Baking Up Guinness Record

Tsoureki is a sweet, fluffy Greek bread associated with Easter traditions, when it is made and consumed in great quantities. Traditionally it is home-baked on Holy Thursday. This Easter, on the Greek island of Lesvos, confectioner Vassilis Pantazis will prepare...