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Is Coronavirus Lockdown Changing Our Culinary Preferences For Good?

The lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic is gradually bringing new culinary and dietary habits to the Greek society, according to market trends observed over the last few weeks. The fact that millions of us are either working from home,...

Meet the Greek Couple that Rounds the World on a Tiny Vespa Scooter

Alexandra Fefopoulos and Stergios Gkogkos are a Greek couple that decided to leave everything behind and go on a trip around the world using their tiny Vespa scooter. "One year, 14,697 kilometers, two new pistons, 118 liters of beer, 590 liters...

Evzone Featured in Iconic Photo in Historic LIFE Magazine 79 Years Ago

It was mid-December 1940, approximately fifty days after the outbreak of the Greco-Italian war, when the American magazine ''LIFE'' featured a Greek Evzone on its cover. At that time, ''LIFE'' magazine was the leading American publication in photojournalism. At a time...

Two Athens Bars Make It Into the World's Best 50 For Yet Another Year

"The World’s 50 Best Bars,'' the annual list that celebrates the best bars in the world, has included for yet another year two Athens bars which are well-known for their quality services to the Athenian public. The website publishes an...

2 Athenian Bars Among the World's Best 50

The World’s 50 Best Bars is a list published every year that celebrates the best bars in the world. In its 10th year, The World’s 50 Best Bars provides an annual ranking of bars that have been voted on by more...

The Tragic Story of the Fall of Icarus

The story of Icarus is one of those legends of Greek mythology that fascinates audiences especially because of the character's desire to go beyond human boundaries as well as for the tragic consequences this brought about. The myth of Daedalus...

Survey: 53% of Greeks Believe Life was Better 50 Years Ago

More than half of Greeks (53%) believe that the standard of living in Greece today is worse than it was 50 years ago, according to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center. The global survey conducted by the non-partisan,...

The Complete (Greek) Guide to Travel in Istanbul

Istanbul is a great city to experience, but for Greeks it has a special meaning as the Byzantine and Greek foundations of what was once the known world’s largest metropolis can be seen everywhere.

5+1 Must See Hotspots in Chalkida, Greece

Chalkida, the capital of Euboea Island in Greece provides an island paradise close to Athens that is perfect for a Greek summer getaway, without breaking the bank.

OECD Report: Life Expectancy Rises in Greece

Life expectancy at birth has risen in Greece reaching 80.7 years, while the EU28 average is 79.2 years, according to a new OECD report. Published in “Health at a Glance: Europe 2014,” the figure puts Greece at 13th place among...