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Lena Platonos Concert in Athens to ‘Brighten Up’ Longest Night of the Year

The "bright sounds" of Lena Platonos' music, a magical moon and mirrored reflections, will help dispel the darkness for Athenians during the longest night...

Greeks Puzzled by Storm Drain Construction on Athens Street

This photograph of a storm drain on an Athens street, has left many Greeks scratching their heads. Apparently, someone in Ilioupoli had the bright idea...

Greek Woman Caught Kicking Young Girl Sentenced

The photograph of a middle-aged woman kicking a young Roma girl playing the accordion on the foothills of the Acropolis, made headlines in Greece...

Christmas Tree Lights Up in Athens

The Christmas season officially kicked off in Athens on Tuesday after city mayor Giorgos Kaminis lit up the Christmas tree in Syntagma square, shortly...

What to do in Athens at Night

  Every night, Athens changes outfit. While daylight in town usually brings a dose of culture, art, and archeological sites, after sunset the atmosphere is...
One of the best things to do while visiting Greece is jump on a ferry boat and visit the islands. Close to Athens, Hydra is the perfect getaway. (photo by Gabi Ancarola)

24 Hours in Hydra: Tips for Paradise

  One of the best things to do while visiting Greece is to jump on a ferry-boat and visit the islands. If you are short...

Clashes Erupt in Central Athens on Greek Student’s Killing Anniversary

Sporadic clashes between anarchists and the police broke out in central Athens on the occasion of the nine year-anniversary since the killing of high-school...

More than 220 Christmas Events Planned in Athens

More than 220 events have been planned in the City of Athens for the 2017 holiday season, starting with the lighting of the Christmas...

Vandals Desecrate Athens Holocaust Memorial (photos)

Vandals defaced the Holocuast Memorial in Athens commemorating the more than 60,000 Greek Jews who were murdered during World War II. Pictures from the small...

Large Quantity of Cocaine Found in Luxury Apartment in Greece

More than 130 kilos of cocaine was found in a luxury apartment in Varkiza, southern Athens, by the Drug Enforcement Department of Attica's Security...

Athens is Athens

Understandably, many creative artists in Athens and Greece are not only dismissive of the recent ‘Athens is the new Berlin’ mantra, but also, and...

Greeks Wait To See Action After Athens Floods

After the deadly Athens floods which claimed over 20 lives earlier this month, Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras told Greece’s parliament the disaster was “unprecedented”. He...

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