Greek Authorities Warn Another Lockdown May be Inevitable

Dr. Nikos Sypsas,a medical professor at the University of Athens, told interviewers on Greece's television channel ANT1 on Tuesday that new lockdowns, much like...

Is This What Alexander the Great Really Looked Like?

Dutch photographer and digital artist Bas Uterwijk has been shining a light on what iconic figures from history might have looked like in real...
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How Ancient Greeks Harnessed Wind Power to Win the Battle of Salamis

The Battle of Salamis, fought between the Persians and a vastly outnumbered Greek force in September of 480 BC, is considered by many historians...

Mykonos Welcomes First Cruise Ship in Six Months

Mykonos welcomed on Monday the "World Explorer", the first cruise-ship to dock at the cosmopolitan island after six months. The Portuguese-flagged ship, carrying 125 holiday-makers,...
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)

Hydra Offers History and Stunning Beauty in Complete Serenity

Nestled in the Argo Saronic Gulf, just under two hours away from Athens by ferry, Hydra has long been a destination for artists, musicians,...

Bestselling Author Victoria Hislop Sworn In as Greek Citizen

English author Victoria Hislop was on Thursday officially sworn-in as a Greek citizen during a special ceremony held at the interior ministry. Hislop was awarded...

New Covid Measures Regarding Foreign Flights into Greece

New coronavirus-fighting measures, as announced by the Hellenic Civil Aviation Authority on Wednesday, address how international arrivals into Greece will be tested for the...

The Massacre of Hundreds of Civilians at Viannos, Crete, Still Haunts Greece

The Viannos area massacres, known as the “Viannos Holocaust,” was a mass extermination campaign launched by Nazi forces against the civilian residents of around...

Europe’s Smallest School, on Greek Island of Arkioi, Honored in International Video Competition

Located on the remote island of Arkioi in the Dodecanese archipelago, Europe's smallest school -- which has only one student -- was honored for...

Marathon Swim Recreated After 2,500 Years in Greece

Exactly 2,500 years after it first happened, the epic marathon swim by Hydna and her father Scyllis, in 480 BC, was replicated recently by...

The Destruction of Smyrna: When Hellenism was Brutally Erased from Asia Minor

September 12, 1922 marks one of the darkest days of Hellenism as Smyrna, one of the most prosperous and beautiful cities on the Mediterranean...

“Learning Keeps Me Young”: 82-Year-Old Greek Earns University Place

An 82-year-old granddad from Corfu has successfully passed the university entry exams and is now preparing to enroll in the Physics department of the...

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