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...

Pomegranate Oil: Greece’s Golden Elixir the World Can’t Get Enough Of

A Greek exporter of pomegranate oil says that he cannot make enough product to satisfy the current world demand for the oil of this...

Kinds of Greek Pies: The Variety of Delicious ‘Pitas’

Greeks are known for their love of food; and why wouldn't they be, since they have one of the richest and most popular cuisines...

How Arkadi Became a Universal Symbol of Self Sacrifice for Freedom

To this day, the "Holocaust of Arkadi" remains a universal symbol of self-sacrifice for freedom in the face of barbarism, while filling another page...
Dr. Khalid El Sayed and his research group

Extra Virgin Olive Oil Compound Fights Breast Cancer in Lab

The groundbreaking discoveries of a research group based in the USA were presented at the Olympia Health & Nutrition Awards conference in Athens, Greece...

The Tombs of Vergina: When Definitive Proof of Macedonia’s Greek Origin Was Uncovered

Forty-two years ago today, one of the most important archaeological discoveries in the world, and the definitive proof of Macedonia’s Greek origin, was announced...

El Greco: The Greek Genius Who Changed the Art World

El Greco's "Portrait of an Old Man," believed to be a self-portrait, 1595 El Greco is one of the best known artists in the entire...

There’s More to Greek Cheese Than Just Feta

The first known mention of cheese in ancient Greece was in the epic poem the "Odyssey," where Homer describes in detail the shepherd and...

Greece 2021: Committee Begins Preparations to Mark Bicentennial of Independence

On Thursday, Greece officially opened the proceedings of a committee tasked with overseeing preparations to mark the bicentenary of the 19th-century War of Independence...

Acropolis in Central Greece Seven Times Larger Than Mycenae Reveals Its Secrets

Important architectural remains and movable finds dating back to the period of Mycenaean civilization were recently revealed during excavations at the Acropolis of Glas...

92-Year-Old Greek Heroine Meets Jewish Family She Helped Save During Holocaust

92-year-old Melpomeni Dina, from the town of Veria in northern Greece, met for the first time on Sunday in Jerusalem the descendants of a...

Greece, China Agree to Double Number of Flights, Add New Routes

Chinese airliner Juneyao Air Co. will launch direct flights connecting Shanghai to Athens in July, the Greek Tourism Ministry said on Monday. Juneyao and Greece...

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