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Acrokorinthos ancient city of Greece
The most beautiful cities of Ancient Greece

In almost every Greek city you will find ancient monuments, sculptures or building remains that are evidence of the grand historical past of the country. Many of these monuments are UNESCO World Heritage Sites, not just because of their majestic architecture or their antiquity, but also because of their contribution to modern civilization, society, art and sciences.

Nikos Dendias & Sameh Shoukry
Dendias in Cairo and Nicosia on Monday

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias will go to Cairo and Nicosia on Monday. This visit will come days after Ankara announced it was ready to start talks with Cairo on Mediterranean zones. A…

Rafael Nadal outlasts Stefanos Tsitsipas to reach Australian Open semifinals
Stefanos Tsitsipas battles into the Rotterdam semifinals

Stefanos Tsitsipas has done it to reach the Rotterdam semifinals. Greece’s star secured a 4-6, 6-3, 7-5 victory over Russia’s Karen Khachanov. Stefanos Tsitsipas pledges to donate €3,000 for every doubles win with…

Geir O. Pedersen and Nikos Dendias
Dendias: Greece is ready to help UN efforts in Syria

Foreign Minister Nikos Dendias announced Greece’s readiness to assist United Nations efforts in Syria. Following a phone conversation with Geir Pedersen, the United Nations Special Envoy for Syria, Dendias went to Twitter…

Call for submissions - Athens Photo World Award 2021
Call for submissions – Athens Photo World Award 2021

Entries are open for the Athens Photo World (APW) Award 2021. Photographers living and working in Greece and/or Cyprus can submit their ongoing or complete project of photojournalism or documentary photography, created…

Ferries given the green light
Ferries given the green light

Ferries at the port city of Thessaloniki will sail to north Aegean islands from March 6 until June 5. Starting on Saturday March 6, “Blue Star Mykonos” will sail off from Thessaloniki…

Greek President fighting for gender equality
Greek President fighting for gender equality (VIDEO)

The President of the Hellenic Republic Katerina Sakellaropoulou on Thursday addressed the European Parliament on gender equality and women’s key role in the fight against Covid-19. During the debate, held with the participation of MEPs…

bougiourdi feta pasta tiktok
Global Feta Shortage: Thank Tiktok

Last month, TikTok users celebrated International ‘Uunifetapasta Day’, cooking for their families and boosting feta cheese sales all around the world.

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Christos Delantonis
Christos Delantonis: The Greek car designer responsible for McLaren’s supercars

From Thessaloniki, Greece, Christos Delantonis is a name synonymous with success and luxurious design in the global automotive industry.
As Vehicle Line Manager, Christos has been responsible for the lavish, ergonomic and aerodynamic designs of the McLaren Automotive supercars.

Greek Revolution

The Greek Revolution Through American Eyes

Hellenic College Holy Cross and Stockton University Commemorate the 200th Anniversary of the Greek Revolution: The Greek Revolution (1821-29) Through American Eyes

Parthenon Athens
History of the magnificent Parthenon

The celebrated Greek statesman Pericles is credited with ordering the design and construction of the Parthenon between 447 and 432 BC as a temple for Athena—the goddess of wisdom, arts and literature and war. Still dominating the modern city of Athens, the Parthenon is a magnificent testimony to the glory and renown the city enjoyed throughout antiquity. Pericles had made no idle boast then when he emphatically stated that ‘…we shall be the marvel of the present day and of ages yet to come.

bougiourdi feta pasta tiktok
Global Feta Shortage: Thank Tiktok

Last month, TikTok users celebrated International ‘Uunifetapasta Day’, cooking for their families and boosting feta cheese sales all around the world.

Athens Wine Bars
Wine Situation in Athens

In Greece we know our wine. Winemaking in Greece’s fertile lands dates back to over 4,000 years, with some of the currently most popular producing regions being Aegean Islands (namely Rhodes, Crete, Santorini, Lemnos, Samos), the Ionian Islands, Peloponnese, Sterea Ellada, Epirus, Thessalia and Macedonia – more or less everywhere. Read on to learn about six of the best varieties and the top five wine bars in Athens according to our personal experience and research!

Thesauri Greek caviar
Thesauri Greek Caviar: available in Australia for the very first time

Thesauri is one of the world’s precious few companies involved in sturgeon farming and caviar production and the only such enterprise in Greece. An exclusive handcrafted delicacy that has been recognised by leading luxury brands over the globe including Moet & Chandon and La Prairie, Thesauri Greek caviar is now available in Australia for the very first time. Greek City Times finds out about the history of caviar that dates back to Ancient Greek times and what makes this Greek brand so special.

Kastellorizo
Kastellorizian Jewellery: A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture

Inspired by the recognition that Kastellorizio’s once thriving culture was being lost and scattered, Nick Bogiatzis’ latest book ‘Kastellorizian Jewellery. A Dispersed Archive of a Past Culture’ provides an absorbing and informative insight into the island’s jewellery.

Patmos

Dream home lists for $3.9M on Patmos, the Holy Island of Revelation

Recognised as a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Aegean Sea’s ‘holy island’ Patmos is one of the most peaceful and majestic destinations in Greece, where Saint John the Theologian wrote both his Gospel and the Apocalypse around 95AD.

Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House
Steve Tsoukalas’ enduring love for the iconic Sydney Opera House

When Steve (Skevos) Tsoukalas arrived in Sydney in 1964 at the young age of 19, he was filled with awe when he first saw the Opera House. Little did he know that his incredible connection with the Opera House would still be enduring over 50 years later.

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