Check Out This Amazing Drone Video of Snow-Covered Acropolis!

Snow is something that Athenians do see from now and then, however, it usually doesn't stick around too long and melts before you know...

Greek Mythology: The Little-Known Sea Deities Who Stir Up the Seas

Next time you see the waves crashing into a picturesque shoreline, think of the goddesses of the oceans, rivers, lakes, fountains, streams, and underworld...

Serbian FM Says his Country was ‘Foolish’ to Recognize ‘Republic of Macedonia’

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said that his country "slapped Greece in the face" by recognizing the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) as...

Commonalities Between Greek and Indian Mythology Uncovered

The well-known Indian writer, columnist, illustrator and speaker Devdutt Pattanaik has recently published the book Olympus: An Indian Retelling of Greek Myths, which ties...

Wedding Demographics in Early 20th Century Athens

A book titled "The Citizens of Athens 1900-1960" by Athens University Professor Eugenia Bournova describes the wedding customs and demographics of Athenians in the...

Evangelistria Monastery, The Cradle of Modern Greece

The Evangelistria Monastery holds the story of Modern Greece in the walls, hallways and courtyards. This historical structure, on the Greek island of Skiathos...

The Most Popular New Year’s Traditions in Greece

Do you ever wonder what people in Greece are up to for the New Year's holiday? The country and its people are so passionate...

Greece in Review: 2016

Several of the events that marked Greece in 2016 are like the ones that marked 2015, showing that political powers prefer to maintain the old, corrupt order.

‘This Tomb Is Alive!’ Says Director of Holy Sepulchre Restoration Project [video]

"When we opened the tomb, we experienced a miracle. This tomb is alive! It sends the message of resurrection and hope," said Tonia Moropoulou,...

Knossos, the Capital of Minoan Civilization Still Has More Treasures to Reveal

The newest discoveries on Crete at the site of the ancient city of Knossos suggest that the capital of the Minoan Civilization was much...

Countless Christian Churches in Greece Mark the Omnipotent Presence of Orthodoxy

Countless churches, chapels and shrines built in town squares, on mountain tops, in vast fields, inside caves in the rocks and everywhere one imagines,...

Five Really Cool Christmas Traditions in Greece! [Videos and Photos]

There are tons of unique ways to spend your Christmas holiday in Greece, from visiting the small hillside villages to island hopping those sleepier-than-usual...

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