Olive oils and other products on the shelf at the Pantopoleion tis Mesogiakis Diatrofis, with a tasting table and stools in front of them

Answers to Five Questions about Buying and Storing Olive Oil

What do Greek experts say about how to choose and store extra virgin olive oil so you can get the most out of its...

Horta: The Many Benefits of These Magical Greek Greens

Everyone -- absolutely everyone -- who has a friend or relative from Greece, has heard of the word ''horta.'' Literally translating into English as the...
Ergon House Agora (marketplace) from above, showing part of its vertical herb garden and produce section

Food Tourism in Athens: Exploring Greek Culinary Traditions

Greece is a culinary tourist’s paradise, with a surprising variety of traditional cuisine for such a small country. For visitors who want to start...

Greece’s Oldest Woman Celebrates Her 114th Birthday (video)

Ekaterini "Katerina" Karnarou, considered to be the oldest woman in Greece, celebrated the milestone of her 114th birthday among family and friends on Saturday. Kornarou...
Antonia Trichopoulou addressing the audience at the Food Expo in Athens

Greek Expert Discusses Olive Oil’s Central Role in the Best Diet for 2019

World-renowned Mediterranean diet expert Dr. Antonia Trichopoulou talked to a Greek audience about “Extra Virgin Olive Oil: The Secrets We All Know” at the...

Greece Loses Battle Over Lower Taxes for Tsipouro and Tsikoudia

The European Court rejected Greece's appeal on Thursday to set a lower excise tax for tsipouro and tsikoudia, two of the most traditional and...

Barn Turned into Home in Tinos

Apart from being an island with unparalleled beauty, hospitable residents and gastronomic delights, Tinos is full of ideas for design and architecture. After Xinara House,...

The 10 Most Famous Bars and Clubs on Mykonos

Mykonos is mostly known to international tourists as the Greek island of glitzy parties. Thousands of visitors arrive during the summer months knowing that they are going...

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...

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