At Last, A Woman for President of the Hellenic Republic

The decision by Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on Wednesday to propose a female candidate for the President of the Hellenic Republic sent shock waves...

Turkey Escalates Provocations Against Greece, Fueling Aegean Tensions

The previous decade has been marked by a barrage of Turkish provocations in the Aegean Sea, escalating steeply in late 2019, according to new...

Athens Takes Emergency Security Measures Amid Rising US-Iran Tensions

Greek authorities have strengthened security measures in American and Israeli-related places in the country, following the dramatic escalation of tensions between Washington and Tehran. This...

Ten Greeks Who Left Their Mark in 2019

Many Greek citizens and members of the Greek diaspora who live in every corner of the world excelled in their fields in 2019, be it...

Kids from Around the World Learning Greek Online Host Unique Christmas Party

By Ada Leivada Christmas is the biggest celebration around the world; a joyous affair for families and communities where its members get together to create...

The Three Gifts of the Magi: The Most Precious Relics on Mount Athos

Among the innumerable treasures and holy relics preserved at the Holy Monastery of St. Paul on Mount Athos (in Greek Άγιον Όρος, meaning "Holy...

Uniquely Greek Christmas Customs

Christmas holiday customs have become globalized in the past few decades, with Santa Claus or the Christmas tree appearing in unusual places, and even...

The Touching Story of Two Long Lost Friends Reconnecting Through Greek Lessons

By Ada Leivada A touching story of how two long lost friends were reunited after 20 years through learning Greek online has recently come to...

Thinking of Smoking in Public Places in Greece? Better Think Again

A Joint Ministerial Decision published in Greece's Government Gazette on Friday enforces new, much tougher fines for those who violate the smoking ban in...

”Una Faccia, Una Razza”: The Fascinating Story of Greco-Italian Bonds

From cuisine, physical appearance, and, linguistic similarities to their massive cultural interrelationships, Greeks and Italians have so much in common, that one would need...

Sparta, Greece Plans Huge Global Events for 2500th Anniversary of Battle of Thermopylae

The mayor of the city of Sparta announced recently that his city council is organizing a series of huge events next year to commemorate...

Will Downtown Athens Soon Become Just One Enormous Airbnb?

The real estate map in Athens has turned upside down in the past few years, due to the growth of Airbnb and other short-stay...

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