“Islands of the Winds” Exhibition Opens New Archaeological Museum of Mesara

By Phil Butler, Editor of Argophilia Travel News Regional Governor Stavros Arnaoutakis unveiled the remarkable “Islands of the Winds” exhibition to mark the opening of...

Dutch Rank Greece Their Top Country to Visit in 2020

By Ola Goroveci Greece recently won the Netherlands' prestigious Reisgraag Travel Award for the best global destination to visit in 2020. Greece earned an overall review...

Sea Cucumbers: Greece’s Hidden Delicacy Soars in Popularity and Demand

We all know cucumbers, some of the simplest yet delicious and versatile vegetables in the world. But what about sea cucumbers? Increasing interest has been...

How to Boost Greek Tourism by Improving Ferry Travel and Ports

By Andrew Tzembelicos With recent news that the Greek government has committed to six new, broad tourism-related objectives, we see that there are some enhancements...

The Greek Jew Who Turned Torturer, Executioner Working for the Nazis

By Sarah Abrevaya Stein* I learned a lesson when conducting research for my recently published book, Family Papers: a Sephardic Journey Through the Twentieth Century. I...
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The Humility of a Giant: Kobe’s Efharisto to Greece

Legendary NBA player Kobe Bryant, who died with his daughter Gianna Maria Onore in a California helicopter crash on Sunday, won over Greeks with...

The Holocaust of Greek Jews

Once thriving communities in several Greek cities, about 59,000 Greek Jews were victims of the Holocaust or 83 percent of the total number living in...

The Unimaginable Bravery of the Men Who Saved the Greek Jews of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous all across the world for its splendid natural beauty and the incomparable hospitality...

Public Smoking Now Curbed, Greece Wages New War Against Draft Tsipouro

One of the many great traditions in Greece is the enjoyment of a couple of shot glasses of tsipouro liqueur accompanied by meze in...

World’s Largest Robotics Festival to Be Held in Athens in April 2020

Europe's largest festival and competition revolving around robotics, called the Robotex Festival, will be held in Athens on April 4-5, 2020, at Athens' Serafeio...

First-Ever Greek Film with Sound Rediscovered in France and Restored

An historic Greek film from 1930, thought for many decades to have been lost but which was recently found in France, has now been...

Learning to Speak Greek Without Studying Any Grammar

By Ada Leivada Learning Greek can admittedly be quite challenging. A new vocabulary, different syntax, unfamiliar sounds, and rules of grammar could result in a...

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