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Top Greek Winter Destinations

Greece is known around the world for its sunny summers, white sand beaches, and crystal- clear waters, but there is another equally magical and exciting side to the country. There are many winter destinations that will make anyone drop...

Chelly Wilson: New York’s Greek Queen of Porn

The late Chelly Wilson was a New Yorker who epitomized the American Dream. She believed that it was the best country in the world because you were free to do whatever you wanted. What she wanted to do was run...

New Hollywood Productions to Be Filmed in Thessaloniki, Greece

Two new Hollywood films will be shot in Thessaloniki, Greece's cultural capital, creating job opportunities for Greek professionals in the industry. The movies are Red Sonja, a science fiction and action remake of its already existing comic book and 1985...

The Ten Oldest Inhabited Cities in Greece

Many of the oldest inhabited cities in Greece are still standing against all odds. They have survived to this day to narrate the history of Ancient Greece and confirm its influence in Western civilization. In these cities, one finds...

Greek Restaurant Will Pay You to Eat a Giant Pizza

A gigantic pizza challenge in Thessaloniki has gone viral. The second biggest city in Greece is known for its cuisine. It is, for example, particularly famous for its sweets. That, however, is not the reason. Rather, it’s the pizza’s gigantic...

Thessaloniki Marks Anniversary of Liberation From Ottomans

It was October 26, 1912 when freedom bells rang in Thessaloniki, as the Greek army liberated the city from Ottoman rule. The city was freed only twenty days after the declaration of the First Balkan War. At the start of...

Saint Demetrios: The History of Thessaloniki’s Beloved Patron Saint

Saint Demetrios (or Dimitrios) of Thessaloniki is one of the most popular Christian saints not only in Greece but across the Orthodox Christian world, with millions of people bearing his name, in all of its many beautiful variations. Saint Demetrios...

Spielberg Drama To Open Thessaloniki Film Festival

Steven Spielberg's latest film "The Fabelmans" will be the opening film of this year's Thessaloniki International Film Festival on November 3. "The Fabelmans" is the most personal and confessional film of Steven Spielberg's entire career. Critics consider it a touching...

Suspected Cat Killer Arrested; Fined 30,000 Euros in Greece

A suspected cat killer was arrested on Thursday in Thessaloniki and charged with intentionally killing a kitten in the center of the city back in August. The 39-year-old man was identified by CCTV footage. The case file on animal abuse will...

First Thessaloniki-Smyrna Ferry Starts Service on Monday

On Monday, October 10th, the passenger ferry Smyrna di Levante of Levante Ferries starts its maiden voyage to Smyrna (İzmir) from Thessaloniki. This is the first time in recent memory that a ferry link from Thessaloniki to Smyrna has...