Tombs of Vergina: 40 Years Since Andronikos Unearthed the Macedonian Gems

Forty years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia's Greek origin, was announced...

One Year Without Cohen: Leonard’s Bohemian Paradise on Hydra

It's hard to believe it's already been a year since Leonard Cohen's passing. A year without the great poet, writer, composer and performer whose...

Forty Years Without Maria Callas: The Diva Lives on

It's hard to think it's already been 40 years since her death of Maria Callas, mostly because her immortal voice lives on, along with...

Gyaros: The Forgotten Aegean ‘Island of the Devil’

During the military dictatorship Gyaros was a place of exile and torture. Today, the small Cycladic island exudes a sense of fear and complete...

Wine Tourism to be Included in Greece’s Travel Packages

The Federation of Tourist and Travel Agencies in Greece, FedHATTA, and the National Interprofessional Organisation of Vine and Wine held an event for the...

42nd Anniversary of the Turkish Invasion of Cyprus Remembered [photos]

On July 15, 1974, the Greek military junta known in Greece as "The Junta," attempted a coup by Greek Army officers in Cyprus to...

The Evolution of Greek Lover: From the Kamaki to Mr. Trendy

By playing in Greek movies, approaching strange women in bars or enjoying their coffee with friends, Greek men have become throughout the years something...

33rd Athens Authentic Marathon Attracts Record Number of Participants

On the occasion of the 33rd Athens Authentic Marathon, a big celebration took place in Athens. The event that took place in the Greek capital...

The Four Pillars of Greek Wine

By Susan Kostrzewa Greece is one of the oldest wine producing regions in the world.  It has been home to winemaking for more than 6,500 years—ample...

Greek Woman’s Marriage Turned to ‘Nightmares in the Saudi Arabian Desert’

It was in the 80's when a beautiful young Greek girl decided not to lead an ordinary life. She was in France studying in...

5 Most Talked About Greek Destinations in International Media

As summer approaches, tourism in Greece is booming with traditional and up-and-coming destinations featured in the international media. And while April tourism data points to a...

Magnificent Byzantine Churches in the Heart of Athens

A tour of the Byzantine churches in the historic centre of Athens offers history, unique architecture, a rare viewing experience and a knowledge boost....

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