Remembering the “Greek Titanic”, the Worst Naval Disaster in Modern Greek History

The sinking of the Greek passenger steamer "Himara" on January 19, 1947 near South Evia, with a loss of at least 383 people, has...

Hike and Mountainbike Across Greece with Alexander the Great

A series of new hiking and mountainbiking tours were presented by Greek tourist agencies as part of the "Cities of Alexander the Great" initiative...

When Princess Diana Flew to Greece For Her “Dear Friend” (video)

On September 18, 1996, Diana, the Princess of Wales, made a surprise trip to the Greek island of Evia to pay last respects to...

Greece on List of Most Hospitable Places on the Planet

Seemingly everyone around the world dreams of taking a vacation in Greece, and apparently they are on to something. Greece has just been named...

Six of the Best Greek Comfort Foods for Winter Days

It's even snowing in Greece right now, so that makes us turn our thoughts and appetites to some warm and wonderful comfort food. Not...

Archaeological Society of Greece Celebrates 180th Anniversary

The Archaeological Society of Greece is celebrating 180 years of glorious history with a once-in-a-lifetime-exhibit of black and white photographs. An exhibit titled “Chronography...

Epiphany: From Epirus, to Crete, the Blessing of the Waters

The Greek Orthodox feast of the Epiphany is celebrated on January 6th each year across the globe. This Epiphany, Greece found itself in the...

Greek National Opera Receives 20 Million Euro Grant from Niarchos Foundation

  The Stavros Niarchos Foundation (SNF) announced that it will grant 20 million euros to the Greek National Opera (GNO) this past week. The Opera organization...

Greek Archaeological Sites’ Hours of Operation Changing

According to a decision made by the Greek Ministry of Culture, the majority of Greek archaeological sites, museums and exhibitions will change their hours...

Oregano: The Quintessential Ancient Greek Herb

Ancient Greeks knew a thing or two when it came to herbs. One that they simply could not do without is oregano. They cherished the...

Greek Student Invents Online Braille Transcription System

  A brilliant young Greek postgraduate student Apostolos Garoufos, and his professor, Telemachus Goudas, have created a new, revolutionary software for the blind. Named "MinaDot",...

Missing Ancient Artifact ‘Stone of Nikouria’ Rediscovered on Amorgos

An ancient stone tablet bearing a historic inscription of the Resolution of Nikouria, dating back to the 3rd century BC, has resurfaced on the...

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