For anyone heading to Athens, the Acropolis is a definite must-see. We have put together some interesting facts to shine even more light on this monument which is a universal symbol of civilisation and one of the greatest architectural complexes to ever be built.
Contemporary Greek culture and traditions are very rich and diverse, reflecting Greece’s location at the crossing point where the West meets the East and the country’s great and turbulent history.
Around several thousand years old the Nymfopetres, or Nymphs Stones are a rare geological formation located about 50 kilometres from Thessaloniki. A number of mythological explanations exist for how this strange natural phenomenon came to be.
Dealing with an internal outcry unprecedented in the company’s history, and ahead of an employee walkout this week, Greek-American co-CEO of Netflix Ted Sarandos admits that he ‘screwed up’ over Dave Chappelle memos and his company-wide messages ‘lacked humanity’, but that his stance on the comic’s controversial material ‘hasn’t changed’.
Inspire Athens will construct Greece’s first Integrated Resort and Casino (IRC), as part of the pioneering multi-billion 6,200,000 square metre development, Hellinikon project.
Greek Halva (Χαλβάς σιμιγδαλένιος) is a semolina pudding that is sweetened with syrup and studded with nuts and raisins. Its semisweet, nutty flavour and crumbly, fluffy texture are what make it a uniquely delicious treat.
“I will be visiting Greece and Cyprus in the first weekend of December,” Pope Francis told Argentinian news agency Telam during an interview on Friday.
Microsoft founder and the world’s fourth-richest person, Bill Gates, visited the ancient Greek city of Ephesus and Christian pilgrimage sites on the southwestern shores of Turkey with his super-luxury yacht on Friday.
International rugby league football star Nathan Brown, who currently plays for the Parramatta Eels, has partnered with two Greek mates with the goal of bringing something truly different to the fitness industry – Fire Fit, the hottest boutique gym in town.
A woman has died and a man has been injured after actor Alec Baldwin fired a prop gun on the set for of the 19th Century western Rust, which was being filmed in New Mexico.