The Athletes Behind Greece’s 120 Years of Olympic Medals

Greece is the birthplace of the Olympics and ever since the revival of the Olympic Games in 1896, Greece has participated in all of the...

Spyros Louis: The Original Olympic Marathon Hero Who Did it All to Impress a...

How did a young man born into a poor peasant family who helped his father make a living as a water carrier plot to...

‘Myths in Our Hands’ Exhibit at Archaeological Museum of Delphi

The Archaeological Museum of Delphi hosts a sculpture exhibition "Myths in Our Hands" with works by Aphrodite Liti. Through a collection of eighteen ring-sculptures, the...

Starstruck: Full Moon Fever Hits Greece [pictures]

Thousands of Greeks paid heed to the Ministry of Culture's 116 free events at archaeological sites and museums around the country for some mystical...

Picture of Drakolimni Wins Top Spot in ‘Wiki Loves Earth Greece 2016’ Competition

A stunning picture of Drakolimni (Dragon Lake) on Mt Tymfi, located in the northern Pindus mountain range, northwestern Greece, won first place at the...

Ancient Tower of Winds in Athens Opens to Visitors

After decades of being closed off to the public, the Greek Culture Ministry announced on Wednesday that the Tower of Winds, or the Horologion...

Visit Traditional, Unspoiled Islands in Greece

Want to experience the authentic spirit of Greece and the Greek people? When you are looking for the perfect place to vacation in Greece,...

The Rhodian Village Where the Locals Speak Cypriot

Have you ever wondered why Rhodians appear to have a slight Cypriot twang when they speak? Greeks on the island of Cyprus date back to...

Another Clay Amphora With Human Bones at Ierapetra, Crete

A clay amphora containing human bones was found in the area of Gra Lygia, Ierapetra, in Crete. This is the second clay amphora with...

Free Full Moon Events Commence Around Greece on August 17

A series of events are planned in sites and museums throughout the country on five nights around the August full moon, which falls on...

Michael Phelps Breaks 2,168-Year-Old Olympic Record Held by Leonidas of Rhodes

Michael Phelps made Olympic history by breaking an ancient, 2,168-year old Olympic record for 12 individual titles; the record was held by a Greek,...

Olympic Games in Ancient Greece were Not Free of Corruption

Bribery, cheating and overall corruption have often tarnished the image of the Olympic Games in the past few decades. However, the famous "Olympic Spirit"...