Rebrand the Greeks, Says Advertising Guru Peter Economides

Peter Economides is a brand strategist born in South Africa. After many years of valuable experience around the world, this cosmopolitan Greek marketing guru vows...

September 18, 1834: Athens Becomes the Capital of Greece

When Athens was officially declared the capital of the newly established Greek State on September 18, 1834, it was a small village of 7,000...

8 Great Benefactors Who Shaped Modern Greece

From Aristotle to Theodoros Kolokotronis and from Alexander the Great to Ioannis Kapodistrias, Greek history has focused mainly on the emblematic ancient figures and...

Ancient Greeks were Gourmands with a Preference for Fish

Ancient Greeks were gourmands and particularly fond of large fresh fish and eel, according to research headed by zooarchaeologist Dr. Demetra Mylona. The zooarchaeologist, who...

Top Things to Do When Visiting the Greek Gods: Mount Olympus and Litohoro

Many people come to visit Greece with a mission in mind - visiting Litochoro and the surrounding sights. Whether you want to hike the trails...

August 15, 1940: Italians Torpedo Greek Cruiser ‘Elli’ as a Precursor to War

It was August 15, 1940 and thousands of Greek Orthodox faithful were gathered at the Church of Panagia on Tinos Island to worship the...
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Ten Greek Castles That Will Take Your Breath Away

There are about 800 castles scattered all over Greece, bringing to mind impressive tales of their epic past. Some have been classified as among...

Euro Working Group Head Blames Politicians for Greek Crisis, Supports Debt Relief

In an interview with the Athens News Agency, Austrian economist and outgoing chief of the Eurogroup Working Group (EWG) Thomas Wieser blames Greek politicians for...

Rebetiko Music Inscribed on UNESCO’s 2017 Intangible Cultural Heritage List

Rebetiko, a century-old Greek musical idiom which has influenced musicians around the world, has been inscribed on UNESCO's 2017 "Representative List of the Intangible...

The Ghosts of Athens Christmas Past in All their Vintage Glory

Nostalgia may be a way to avoid today's challenges and yes, perhaps glorification of the past is as fake as some of our memories,...

OECD Data Shows Greeks are the Hardest Working People in Europe

The idea that Greeks are lazy, laid-back people when it comes to work, has been a prejudice widely spread in northern Europe; and particularly...

BlackRock: Greek Economy is Resurgent, Investments Unlocked

Global investment management corporation BlackRock has issued an upbeat analysis on a series of the continent’s nations — including the one that has grappled...

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