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Philoxenia: The Roots of Greek Hospitality

An ancient Greek value which ranked at or near the top of the list of virtues, and still lives on today in modern Greece,...

Greece Embraces Culture Not as Luxury But as Investment in Progress

By Constantine E. Passaris* Since time immemorial, Greece has supported and promoted the arts and culture. Indeed, Greece has created a significant foot print and...

Tinos: How This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

As you leave on the ferry from Porto Rafti, begin to prepare yourself to be enchanted by Tinos - you'll be arriving there in...

Here Are 10 Must-See Greek Monasteries

Greece has many beautiful sights for you to check out while you are visiting the country. One thing you want to be sure to...

What is the National Dish of Greece?

This may or may not surprise you - there is more than one national dish of Greece. That's right, while many countries single in...

Six Things You Should Never Say to a Greek

It's tourist time in Greece again and you might find it difficult to understand some of the cultural etiquette to follow during your stay...

Acropolis Museum Marks ‘Inexhaustible’ Appeal of Ancient Greek Culture

As it gears up to celebrate the ninth anniversary of its official opening on June 20 the Acropolis Museum in Athens is making plans...

Exhibition Explores the Roman Emperor Who Loved Greek Culture

Greece and Italy are coming together to highlight the life of the Roman emperor Hadrian whose love for Athens and Greek culture left a...

Ouzo: Delicious and Oh So Greek

When Greeks say "Let's go for a little ouzo," this is not only an important social invitation but also a culinary pleasure that is...
The Greek Names of the Constellations

Greek Stars Lighting Up Our Night Skies

  Since the beginning of time, people have turned their eyes to the sky and seemed to be able to discern the shapes of animals...

President Pavlopoulos: Greece Cannot Think of its Future Outside the EU

"The destiny of anyone who relies on power without respecting international law and its ethics is predetermined," Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos said on Sunday...

‘Tsipourock’: Alexis Georgoulis Helps you Discover Authentic Greece on Social Media and Misirlou

Want to know where to go for a taste of authentic Greece? When in Athens, the place to visit is Misirlou, a new hangout...

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