Unraveling the Mystery of Longevity on Ikaria, Greece (video)

Ikaria, a beautiful island located in the eastern Aegean, may look similar to any number of other Greek islands, but there is one vital...

Kalamata’s Théa Extra Virgin Olive Oil Eyes US Market

A newly-founded family business in Kalamata, in the Peloponnese, is hoping to make inroads into the ever-expanding market for high-quality, extra virgin oil in...

Greece to Offer Free Wifi in Public Places, Mass Transit and Tourist Hotspots

Greek authorities are planning over the next few months to install approximately 3,000 wireless access points in public areas, including buses and trolley buses,...

Ultra-luxurious Cruise Ship Sails in the Aegean

  One of the most beautiful and glamorous medium-sized cruise ships in the world, the French-flagged "Le Bougainville," on Wednesday docked at the port of...

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...

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