These maps show the etymology of various words around Europe and the cultural background and…
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.
“I have a lot of family in Greece and I could speak fluent Greek when I was little until my grandfather, who was Greek, died. Afterwards, I stopped speaking the language, which I’m a little disappointed about, although hopefully I can pick it back up again.
Seventy-six years after the liberation of Auschwitz, Greece remembers the victims of the Nazi-perpetrated Holocaust, including tens of thousands of Greek Jews who were victim to the horrific brutality.
The recent declassification of Soviet-era documents from the Russian state archives brings to light unknown…
Kapesovo, a green, picturesque, stone village of just 51 residents, that belongs to the Municipality of Zagori, is known not just for its beauty but for another, very unique reason; almost all its residents have ancient Greek names.
The oldest restaurant in Greece is located in Plaka, Athens, and it is called “The Old Tavern of Psarras” (Η Παλιά Ταβέρνα του Ψαρά), which translates to “The Old Tavern of the Fisherman” remains one of the country’s most beloved restaurants over 100 years after it first opened its doors.