Corfu Named Top European Film Location for 2018

The Greek island of Corfu has been named the top European film location amongst a field of twelve by the European Film Commissions Network...

Gyros: The History Behind the Famous Greek Delicacy

Gyros; one word, an endless variety of taste. Greece's most popular fast food delicacy, gyros (with the correct pronunciation being ''yee-ros'') are something that you...

Greek Man Creates New World with “Playmogreek” Figures

"Playmogreek" is the recent creation of Petros Kaminiotis, a young Greek man with plenty of imagination and patience. His unique figures are based on...
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The Spectacular Beauty of Crete’s Mt. Psiloritis (video)

Reaching the peak of Mount Psiloritis, the highest mountain in Crete, may not be an easy task but it is highly rewarding to those...

Greek Designer Creates Driverless Futuristic Car

A Greek scientist has designed a new electric autonomous car that he says will be ideal for tourists who want to explore beautiful places...

Tsipras Says Reparations “Moral Debt To All Peoples of Europe”

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras on Monday visited the town of Kalavryta, where the entire population of the town was executed by German occupation troops during...

Byzantine Monuments To Be Protected by New Global Charter

An agreement called "The Charter for the Protection of the Byzantine Heritage Monuments" was unanimously ratified this weekend after a three-day meeting held in the city...

Trikala Claims Highest Christmas Tree in Greece

The town of Trikala, in Thessaly, central Greece, has laid claim to the tallest natural Christmas tree this year in Greece. The fir tree grew...

Athenians Get Into the Christmas Spirit

The Stavros Niarchos Foundation Cultural Center (SNFCC), south of Athens, was transformed into a glittering Christmas destination for both children and adults over the...

How Kourabiedes and Melomakarona Got their Names

Melomakarona and kourabiedes are two words which, for Greek people, embody Christmas itself. They bring to mind the sweetness of the holiday season, both...

Dekemvriana: Ground Zero in the Greek Civil War

December 3, 1944 saw one of the bloodiest and most polarizing incidents in the history of the Greek civil war. Known as "Dekemvriana" (from...
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The Largest Scale Anti-Terror Exercise Ever in Greece Begins Today in Crete

Today in Crete, the largest anti-terror exercise of its kind to ever take place in Greece is underway at the ports of Souda and...

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