Add Some Spice to Your Love Life With 5 Ancient Greek Aphrodisiacs!

Let's talk about ancient love potions...from Ancient Greece! That's right, Greeks were (and many still are) big believers in aphrodisiacs. Here are some of...

What Do Greeks Have Against Tuesday the 13th?

Like the Anglo-Saxons consider Friday the 13th a bad luck day, Greeks have branded Tuesday the 13th as a day you'd rather stay home...

Germany Rules Out Discussion on Greek WWII War Reparations

Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras made an effort to bring the matter of German war reparations to the fore during his press conference at the...

Exhibits Reveal Underwater Archeology at Phylos’ Castle

While in Greece you can visit the compound of the Ottoman Fortress of Pylos (Niokastro), where you will see Greece's first museum of underwater...

The German Soldier Who Saved a Greek Town from Destruction

Josef H. Blechinger was a German soldier who turned out to be one of the greatest heroes of the Greek resistance, who literally saved...

Tartufo (Truffles) in Greece: It All Started With a Thunderbolt from Zeus…

The history of truffles or as many call the fungi, tartufo, is one of folklore and intrigue. The pricey truffle has played a prominent role...

Pavlopoulos: Ancient Greek Spirit Can Help Defend Our Culture

"The ancient Greek spirit can help the people today defend our endangered culture," said Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Monday in his address at...

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...

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"...

Who Are the Most Famous Women Named “Maria”?

There are many famous people who have "Maria" for their first name. It's no wonder since Maria is a female name in many diverse cultures spanning...

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