Shakira Blasts Spain Over Tax Fraud Case
Latin-American singer Shakira blasts Spanish authorities amid her ongoing tax fraud case, as she is accused of swindling $14 million. The Colombian singer, 45, told authorities that she was not a resident of Spain from 2012 to 2014 and is...
When the Heroic Greek Evzone Was Featured in Life Magazine
A Greek Evzone was featured on the cover of the American magazine Life, honoring the heroic battles of Greek soldiers against the invading Italians in 1940. The issue was published in mid-December 1940 approximately fifty days after Mussolini's forces attacked...
Greek Philosopher Socrates and the Life Worth Living
Socrates was notoriously annoying. He was likened to a gadfly buzzing around while one is trying to sleep. The Oracle of Delphi declared him the wisest of all human beings. His life and death would go on to shape...
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...
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...
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.
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