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...

Greece’s Presidential Guards Brave the Cold in Athens

Members of the Greek Presidential Guard performed their solemn duty by standing guard, stock-still, at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier on Tuesday as Athens was covered...

Paying it Forward: Woman on Tinos Cooks 100+ Meals a Week for the Poor...

On the island of Tinos, a place known for its miracles and where countless pilgrimages take place each year, there is another kind of...

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...

Winter Storm Causes Canceled and Redirected Flights at Macedonia Airport, Road Closures

On Saturday morning, Thessalonikis's International Airport, "Macedonia" Airport, saw falling snow and low temperatures that caused mayhem in the form of flight redirects and...
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Breathtaking Drone Video of Snow-Covered Meteora

The sandstone peaks and monasteries of Meteora in central Greece were blanketed by snow on Friday morning, creating a rare and stunning spectacle. Meteora is...

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...

Proud Grandparents Accompany Evzone Grandson on Duty

Photos of an elderly couple sitting near, and standing next to, a Presidential Guard soldier (Evzone) outside the Greek parliament building have gone viral. The photographs...

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",...

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