91-Year-Old Greek Runner Wins Gold at World Masters Championships (video)

Konstantinos Chatziemmanouil, a veteran athlete from the Greek island of Kos, won gold in the 60-meter race on Wednesday at the World Masters Indoor...

This Greek Village is an Oasis of Non-Smoking in a Nation of Smokers (video)

For the past forty years, no resident in the village of Skotino in the Hersonissos municipality of Heraklion, Crete, has taken a puff on...

Thousands Gather for Spectacular Display at Greece’s Patras Carnival (video)

Thousands of revelers thronged the streets of the western Greek town of Patras on Sunday, joining in on the colorful annual ritual of Carnival...

Grilled Meat on the Menu as Greece Marks Tsiknopempti

Thursday is not going to be a banner day for vegetarians in Greece. The country is currently indulging in the great annual feast of barbecued...

Tapping Into Greece’s Hidden Wealth: Our Ten Best Natural Hot Springs

Greece is gradually discovering the potential tourist goldmine of its plentiful, and in most cases little-known, natural hot springs. Due to Greece's unique geology,...

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 Man Completes Dubai Desert Ultramarathon

Marios Giannakou is a young runner from the city of Drama in Macedonia, Greece. His extraordinary story of perseverance, as he transformed himself from...

Greeks Have Increased Risk of Developing Type 2 Diabetes, Study Shows

A combination of being overweight, not engaging in enough physical activity and an unbalanced diet is the culprit for the growing number of Greeks who...

Athens Named European Capital of Innovation for 2018

In an announcement by Carlos Moedas, EU Commissioner for Research, Science and Innovation, Athens has been named the European Capital of Innovation for 2018. The...
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Here’s Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You

Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground...

Good News for Music Fans as Greece Prepares to Lower Taxes on Concert Tickets

According to Greece's Deputy Finance Minister, Katerina Papanatsiou, the country's Finance Ministry will reduce the VAT rate applicable on concerts and music events, where...

How The Financial Crisis Changed The Eating Habits of The Greeks

According to a survey conducted by Greece’s IELKA institute of research, during the last 8 years due greatly to the financial crisis that hit...

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