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Rock Inscriptions in Greek Discovered on Mountain in Central Asia

Ancient Greek letters carved on rocks were recently discovered on a mountain in Tajikistan, a country in Central Asia. The engravings in Greek writing in the Bactrian region of that area reads, "ΕΙΔΙΗΛΟ Υ…ϸΑΟΝΑΝϸΑΕ ΟΟΗ-ΜΟ ΤΑΚ-ΤΟΕ," which translates to “This...

The Charming Villages of Mount Pelion, Greece

Taking a trip to Mt. Pelion in Greece in autumn after the heat of summer is gone when the leaves change colors to beautiful shades of orange and red can be like a fairy tale. Mt. Pelion, located in the...

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...

Greek Mountain Climbers Summit Mt. Chimborazo

Greek mountain climbers Fotis Theocharis and Dimitris Petrakis recently reached the summit of Mt. Chimborazo, Ecuador's highest mountain, which is considered one of the most difficult to climb in the world. Chimborazo's peak is 6,263 meters (20,548 feet) high, and...

Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Arachova, Mainland Greece’s Wintertime Gem

If you are one of those who believe that all Greece has to offer is beautiful sandy beaches and crystal-clear salt waters under the hot Mediterranean sun, that could only mean that you have never been in the country...

25-Year Old Police Officer Found Dead in Greece's Zagori Gorge

A 25-year old police officer was found dead on Saturday morning in northwestern Greece's Zagori Gorge in the area of Astraka. The unfortunate man was mountaineering with a friend when he suddenly slipped and disappeared into the 300-meter deep gorge. A...

Greek Doctor Finally Reaches Top of the World on Everest

Greek doctor and super-athlete Georgios-Ioannis Tsianos topped the highest peak of the world, the summit of Mount Everest in the Himalayas, in the early hours of Friday. After two years of painful and difficult effort, Tsianos has finally managed to...

Two Greek Women Ready To Conquer Mount Everest

Two Greek women are poised for their attempt to conquer the world's highest mountain, Everest, on April 5, 2019. Vanessa Archontidou, a mother of two, and her teammate Christina Flambouri have already topped the summits of the highest mountains on...