Spectacular Sighting of Comet NEOWISE Over Athens

Comet NEOWISE put on a spectacular show for skywatchers over Athens early on Thursday morning. Alexandros Maragos, an Athens-based, award-winning filmmaker and photographer, captured the...
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Pink Floyd Legend David Gilmour Showcases Greek Island of Hydra in Video

Legendary Pink Floyd guitarist and vocalist David Gilmour of the UK showcased the beautiful Greek island of Hydra and its stunning scenery in his...

The Story of the Real-Life Alexis Zorbas Unfolds in New Greek Museum

The Alexis Zorbas character in "Zorba the Greek" is one of the most memorable in all of film history and the Nikos Kazantzakis book...

Romanian Tourist Tests Positive for Covid-19; Travels 72 Hours Around Crete

A tourist from Romania who tested positive for Covid-19 blatantly disregarded safety protocols after reportedly traveling around the island of Crete for at least...

The Legend of the Last Byzantine Emperor, Constantine Palaiologos

On May 29, 1453, the Ottoman army, led by Mehmed the Conqueror, seized Constantinople, putting a violent end to one of the longest-lasting empires...

Early Travelers to Athens Featured in CYA’s Virtual Lecture Series

College Year in Athens (CYA), a study abroad program focusing upon the history and civilization of Greece and the Mediterranean region, is launching a...

Methoni and Koroni, Two Majestic Seaside Castle Towns in Greece

Two Venetian castles, countless pristine sandy beaches, and lush landscapes are only a few of the many attractions of the southwestern tip of the...

Young Greek Teen Wins International Poetry Competition

A young student from Greece recently won a prestigious international poetry prize in a competition between hundreds of youngsters all around the world. Dimosthenis-Dimitrios Despotidis,...

Greece to Open Its Airports to British Tourists on July 15

Greece announced on Monday that it will open its airports to direct flights from the United Kingdom on July 15. In announcing the decision, government...

Why We Moved Back to Greece

By Katherine Ziogas Moving back to Greece is most Greek Americans dream. Especially if you had spent your childhood there. Memories of blue skies, blue...

Pink Floyd Legend David Gilmour Live Streams New Song from Greek Island

Legendary former Pink Floyd guitar player David Gilmour did a live streaming including a brand new song of his from a grocery store/tavern of...

Olympic Airways Museum to be Housed Inside Ellinikon Development Project

An Olympic Airways Museum will be built inside the site of the former Athens airport at Hellinikon, housed inside the airline hangar, as part of...

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