Astronaut Tweets Image of Potidea Canal in Chalkidiki, Greece

Last week, while gazing down at the magnificent Earth from space, astronaut Jeff Williams snapped a photo of the Potidea isthmus and canal in...

Panagia Soumela Holy Icon Worship at Greek Defense Ministry

Defense Minister Panos Kammenos is opening the doors of the ministry to those who want to worship the holy icon of Panagia Soumela held...

Words vs. Debt: Save Greece By Using Greek Words [Video]

The Greek language, one of the oldest European languages, has an oral tradition of 4,000 years and a written tradition of 3,000 years. Naturally,...

Pontic Greeks Graveyard Picnic, a St. Thomas Day Tradition [video]

The Plight of The Pontic Greeks Most people are not aware of the group of ethnic Greeks called Pontic Greeks. They are ethnical Greeks who...

From Ancient Mines to Healing Stones: The Evolution of the Stone Market in Greece

The importance of geology in Greece dates back to the Classical Era when mines filled with silver, gold, iron and other natural ores contributed...

Destination Evia: The Perfect Escape

When you want to experience true Greek culture and the country’s natural beauty, you go to an island that Greeks themselves vacation on, Evia....

Greece Looks to UN, International Courts to Win Back Parthenon Sculptures

As the 200th anniversary of the Parthenon marbles "captivity" in the British Museum approaches, Greece is looking to international justice for their repatriation. Greece's Ministry...

Navagio Beach “Shipwreck” to Get Restoration Work Done

The breathtakingly-beautiful Navagio (Shipwreck) Bay on the Ionian island of Zakynthos has suffered from deterioration and decay over the last 36 years. Work to...

5 Best Traditional Coffee Houses in Greece

There are still several coffee houses in Greece, hidden in picturesque squares and narrow streets, that have remained intact in time, generously offering locals and...

Why Queen Elizabeth II Has Never Visited Greece

Queen Elizabeth II has made official visits to 120 countries but has never visited Greece, homeland of her husband, Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh. Upon...

Olympic Flame for the Rio Games has been Lit in Olympia, Greece

The Olympic flame for the 2016 Rio Games has been lit in ancient Olympia in Greece on Thursday, launching the torch relay for the...

The Greek Taxi Drivers’ Fixation With the 1967 Junta

If you use taxis in Athens, it is impossible not to get at least one taxi driver who will strike a conversation with you...