The 16th Century Village on Crete That Was Transformed into a Hotel!

An Architect has recently taken on the task of converting a small religious village of the Monastery of Arkadi on Crete into a hotel. Located in...

5 Ancient Greek Herbs and How We Use Them Today

Greece is known today for its herbs as they are used in teas and homeopathic remedies world-wide. But did you know that there are many herbs that...

Battle of Crete: How Cretans Faced the Biggest Airborne Operation in WWII

The Battle of Crete will remain in military history as the scene of the largest German airborne operation of World War II. In Greek...

When Two 18-Year-Old Greek Boys Tore Down the Symbol of Nazi Occupation

On this day, May 30, 1941, the Nazi flag was torn down from the Acropolis by Manolis Glezos and Lakis Santas. The two 18-year-old...

Palaion Patron Germanos: A Misunderstood Hero of the Greek War of Independence

One of the most characteristic paintings of the Greek War of Independence is undoubtedly the one painted by Theodoros Vryzakis in 1865 depicting Metropolitan...

Explore the Medieval Village of Kampos with Fun Biking Tours and Cooking Lessons on...

While visiting the Aegean island of Chios, there are many different sights to take in, however, there is one place that still preserves the...

May 29, 1979: Greece Signs Accession to the European Economic Community

Greece was seeking its accession to the European Economic Community long before it signed the official accession agreement in May 29, 1979. The European...

564 Years Since the Fall of Constantinople: The End of an Empire (Video)

May 29 marks the 56th anniversary of the siege and capture of the magnificent Christian Orthodox city of Constantinople, the eastern capital of the...

May 28, 1952: Greek Women Earn the Right to be Elected

Women in Greece had to struggle for many years to vote and be elected in parliament. The woman who initiated the struggle of Greek women...

Researchers Trace 7.2-Million-Year-Old Pre-Human in Northern Greece, Balkans

Researchers have found evidence that the split of the great ape and human lineage took place in the Eastern Mediterranean and not in Africa...

Greek Presidential Guard Faints during Pontian Genocide Ceremony (video)

A man of the Greek Presidential Guard wearing Pontian traditional attire fainted during the ceremony to commemorate the Pontian Genocide (May 19) on Friday. The...

May 19th: National Memorial Day for Greeks of the Pontos Genocide (video)

Various events took place in Athens during the memory of the Greek Pontic genocide by the Ottoman Empire under Turkish leader Mustafa Kemal during...

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