‘Sympossio’ Greek Gourmet Touring to Visit 15 European Countries

The Aldemar Resorts 'Sympossio' Greek Gourmet Touring- which promotes Greece's gastronomy and culinary heritage throughout the world - will tour 37 cities in 15...

Tourists from Turkey, Balkans Flood Thessaloniki for Carnival Weekend

Turkish and Balkan tourists flooded Thessaloniki for the last Carnival weekend, while at the same time trips to Turkey from Greeks resumed reluctantly. A slight...
International Olive Oil Competition to Take Place in Delphi

Delphi to Host International Olive Oil Competition

A world leader in extra virgin olive oil production, as well as the world’s third largest olive oil producer, Greece is also a leader in...

Greek Man Speaks 32 Languages

Yiannis Economou is not an average polyglot who speaks four or five major languages; he speaks 32 -- 16 of them fluently -- and...
Greek coffee traditions

Greek Coffee Rituals Remain at the Heart of Everyday Life

  Greeks consume 5.5 kilos of coffee annually per capita, putting the country into 15th position in a global list of top coffee drinkers. Probably one...

Clean Monday Customs Turn Greece into Giant Party (videos)

    Clean Monday, the day that brings the carnival season to a close was full of celebrations all across Greece, turning the country into one...
Beach and Village of Lindos, Ten things to do in Rhodes.

Ten Things to do in Rhodes

Rhodes is one of the most visited places in Greece. It is the biggest island of the Dodecanese, best known for the Colossus of...

Greek Father of the ‘Pap Smear’ Saved Countless Lives (video)

It is low-cost, effective and may have saved the lives of countless women since it was invented in 1943. The 'Pap smear' -- named after...

Amazing Circular Rainbow Dazzles Greek Island

The Greek island of Mykonos is famous for its stunning views, but it raised its game recently with a spectacular circular rainbow. Petros Nazos, an...

70-Year-Old Greek Widow Battles Bureaucrats

One could say that the story of Rinio Katsotourhi could be compared to that of the brave women of Pindos in the Greek-Italian War,...

Patras Parties on Last Weekend of Greek Carnivals

Events for this year's Patras Carnival in western Greece are coming to a climax this weekend, when the celebration season ends with the Grand...

Thessaloniki Displays Rare 17th-Century Aegean Maps (photos)

An exhibition of a previously unseen map collection of the Aegean archipelago has opened in the northern Greek city of Thessaloniki. The rare 333-year-old maps...

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