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...

Large Anti-Terror Operation Underway in Athens; 3 Arrested So Far

A large anti-terror police operation has been underway in Greece since Friday, it was made public on Saturday afternoon. Thus far, two men and a...

American Gaming Giants Battle for Athens Casino Rights

American gaming giants Mohegan and Hard Rock International will battle for the rights to build a casino on the site of the former Athens...

What if the Greeks Did Not Say “Oxi” on October 28, 1940?

October 28 is a Greek national holiday, but not without its share of criticism, as there are those who argue that it commemorates the...

Greek Philotimo Could Save the Life of Toddler With Deadly Disease

Greeks throughout the world have rallied to the cause of 18-month-old Panagiotis-Rafael Glossiotis, who suffers from spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). His parents announced on Wednesday...

What Might Turkish Offensive in Syria Mean for Greece?

The agreement between the United States and Turkey allowing the Turkish Army to advance in northern Syria and create a safety zone to supposedly...

Will Santorini’s Volcano Erupt in Our Lifetime? Scientists Search for Answers

One of the most common questions people ask about the idyllic Greek island of Santorini is whether its active volcano is expected to erupt...

Greece to Push for Action on Protecting Cultural Heritage at UN Climate Summit

Greece will present a proposal for coordinated action to protect cultural and natural heritage from the impact of climate change on Monday at...

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