CULTURE & LIFESTYLE

Greece Is Gastronomy Issue To Be Released This Weekend

The latest print issue of Greece Is explores the extraordinary diversity of Greek food, its deep history, top quality ingredients and exciting future.

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Exhibitions

Puppets of the World Come Alive at Workshop Mairivi

Greece’s first puppet museum opens on Friday, October 12th.

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Archaeology

Intact Mycenaean Tomb Unearthed in Nemea

The tomb belonged to a noble family and contained ceramics, jewelry and weapons from the early Mycenaean era.

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History

New Archaeological Discoveries Made at Minoan Zominthos Palace

The Cretan multi-story complex with over 150 rooms was used from Minoan times through to the Roman era and continues to stun archaeologists.

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Books

Mystical Patmos Island Cast in New Light in Attractive Photo Book

A new book by photographer Penelope Matsouka and Anne McCabe, the daughter of Robert McCabe, reveals the magic of Patmos as seen from the sky.

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People

Matthew McConaughey Talks About His Greek Vacation with Jimmy Fallon

The actor visited the country with his family, and with his longtime friend, Woody Harrelson. Here's what he had to say about it.

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History

On This Day in 1834 Athens Became the Greek Capital

At the time Athens was little more than a large village surrounded by ruins, as shown by the earliest photographs of the Greek state's new capital.

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Museums

Acropolis Museum Exhibition: The Forbidden City Comes to Athens

As part of the year of cultural exchange between Greece and China, the Acropolis Museum is hosting an exhibition of rare artifacts from the Forbidden City.

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