Moses Elisaf, First Ever Jewish Mayor in Greece Dies
Moses Elisaf, the first ever Jewish mayor in Greece, died on Friday, February 17. He was 68 years old when he passed away. Elisaf served as mayor of Ioannina from September 2019 until the day of his death. In addition...
Ioannina: A Romantic Weekend Getaway to the Magical Capital of Epirus
Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.
The Greek Monument Honoring the Brave Women of Pindos
There is a relatively unknown monument, among the many from World War II, that praises the brave women of Pindos who contributed to the great victory against the Italian army. The unsung heroines of October 28, 1940 are definitely the...
The Fascinating History of Romaniote Jews in Greece’s Ioannina
“The Romaniote Jewish Community of Ioannina: A Journey Through Time and Two Nations” was the subject of a fascinating webinar recently.
Hunting for Truffles in Greece
Hunting for truffles in Greece has been a trend for over 15 years now, as more and more Greeks seek the delicious underground mushroom
Greek Man Kills American Wife in Yet Another Femicide in Greece
Police arrested a 69-year-old man in the city of Ioannina, Greece for beating his American wife to death on Sunday in yet another femicide recorded in Greece. The ambulance service received a call late on Sunday night and rushed to...
Historic City of Ioannina, Greece Marks Anniversary of Liberation
Τhe historic city of Ioannina, the capital of Epirus in north-western Greece marks February 21 as the day of liberation from the Ottoman Empire. The city, which endured centuries of Ottoman rule until 1913, celebrates the union with Greece every...
Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing
Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village in Greece that has managed to remain unknown to the majority of travellers. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline...
Top Ten Places You Should Visit in Mainland Greece
Mainland Greece is undoubtedly the top destination for those who are drawn to ancient ruins and other symbolic places of Greek classicism.
Greek Embassy Commemorates Holocaust Remembrance Day
The Ambassador of Greece to the USA, Her Excellency Alexandra Papadopoulou, hosted a commemoration of International Holocaust Remembrance Day in the presence of His Eminence Archbishop Elpidophoros of America last Thursday evening. Holocaust Remembrance Day is commemorated annually worldwide on...