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Stunning Photos Of The Oldest Bar In Athens

HuffPost Greece | Sara Elkamel | Posted 07.01.2016 | Taste

If you visit the Greek capital, you can’t miss the hundreds of colorful bottles that decorate the walls of the oldest bar and distillery in Athens, ...

CultureZohn: The Deste Foundation: As Greece Struggles, The Private Sector Steps Up

Patricia Zohn | Posted 06.28.2016 | Arts
Patricia Zohn

With its economy in free fall, Greece relies on the private sector to pick up the cultural slack.

Migrant And Refugee Children Find A Home In Greece's Intercultural Schools

HuffPost Greece | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.30.2016 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Behind the gate of the schoolyard in Athens’ Nea Ionia neighborhood, a group of children, dressed in colorful t-shirts and jackets...

Eating Out in Greece. 10 Ways to Eat Like a Local.

Elena Paravantes RD | Posted 04.19.2016 | Travel
Elena Paravantes RD

Every country has it own rules and considerations when it comes to food and Greece is no exception. You can eat like the locals and by knowing what to...

From Aleppo To Athens: Inside Two Syrian Families' Harrowing Journey To Europe

HuffPost Greece | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 04.12.2016 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Mazd and Rania got married about five months ago in their hometown of Aleppo, at around the same time Russian war planes started pou...

Sky Light Chasing - HRH Prince Nikolaos talks to Yatzer about Photography and Art for Tomorrow

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 03.07.2016 | Arts
Sara Panagiotopoulou

HRH Prince Nikolaos at Christies, November 2015 "Imagine photographing the Big Bang," HRH Prince Nikolaos jokingly tells me when I asked him to start...

The Refugee Crisis in the Neighborhoods of Athens

Kelly Fanarioti | Posted 03.02.2016 | World
Kelly Fanarioti

Facts reminding us of past centuries are taking place during the last months in Greece due to the refugee crisis.

The Harrowing Stories Of 5 Afghan Refugees Trapped In Greece

HuffPost Greece | Jesselyn Cook | Posted 03.02.2016 | World

ATHENS -- Victoria Square, in the center of the Greek capital Athens, has for months been a hub for Afghan refugees and migrants passing through Greec...

Migrants And Refugees Stuck In Greece Face Uncertain Future

The Huffington Post | Danae Leivada | Posted 02.19.2016 | World

Every week, we bring you one overlooked aspect of stories that made news in recent days. Did you notice the media forgot all about another story's bas...

The Future of the Past

Francis Levy | Posted 02.15.2016 | Arts
Francis Levy

The notion of free expression is almost quaint. Will the equivalent of history texts in the year 5000 record a period in civilization where people act...

In Greece of Misery

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 02.14.2016 | Politics
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

I have been in Athens over the course of the last week and, as I roam the city, from corner to corner, it is plain to see that there is very little traffic. Athens' onc- legendary vehicular hysteria is a thing of the past.

From San Francisco to Athens: Where Life Actually Started (Part I)

Maria Iotova | Posted 01.26.2016 | Women
Maria Iotova

There might be a drop of Europeanism in Lynn's heredity, extracted from the first four years of her life in Munich due to her father's work in the defense industry. But Lynn was raised American, and she certainly identifies herself as one.

From San Francisco to Athens: Where Life Actually Started (Part II)

Maria Iotova | Posted 01.25.2016 | Women
Maria Iotova

Gorgeous Greece (refugees and bureaucracy included) Like a typical enneagram type 7, Lynn loves Mykonos and dancing. And the biggest difference from ...

Foundation Launches Young Leadership Experience to Hellas (Greece)

Jim Luce | Posted 01.11.2016 | Impact
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Jim Luce

Much of science, medicine, mathematics, theater, music and art come to us from ancient Greece, representing the highest of human virtues. This fascinating world of Gods, majestic temples, and stunning antiquities will be the experience of a lifetime.

The New Cycladic Art Museum Shop & Cafe in Athens, Greece

Sara Panagiotopoulou | Posted 01.07.2016 | Travel
Sara Panagiotopoulou

Crystal-blue waters lapping against sun-kissed beaches. The dry, meltemi wind rustling through fuchsia-colored bougainvillea vines. White-washed cubic...

ISIS's Backwards 'Caliphate' Evokes Crusaders Over Caliphs

Michael Shammas | Posted 12.29.2015 | Religion
Michael Shammas

ISIS is a tragic foil. Despite its presumptuous claim to a "new caliphate," the group -- by punishing trifling deviation from its narrow Sunnism, by elevating theocracy over free thought -- exemplifies a mentality opposite that which fueled the caliphates of Islam's golden age.

Brief Reflections On The University of Georgia

Taylor Dibbert | Posted 12.19.2015 | College
Taylor Dibbert

I graduated from The University of Georgia (UGA) a decade ago; it's hard to believe it's been that long. I was actually supposed to finish in the summer of 2005, but ended up doing four and a half years, something that wasn't uncommon when I was attending UGA.

An Ancient Mystery Traveling in a Suitcase From Greece

Sandra Marinopoulos | Posted 11.27.2015 | Education
Sandra Marinopoulos

A few weeks ago, in the midst of the Greek crisis, a small team from a Greek Museum, the Museum of Cycladic Art, traveled from Athens to New York with a mission: to spread the story of a mystery.

A Lost Ancient Greek Island May Have Been Found

The Huffington Post | Elyse Wanshel | Posted 11.25.2015 | Science

The ancient Greek city of Kane was the site of the epic sea battle of Arginusae, which saw Athens crush Sparta in 406 BCE. Yet archaeologists weren’...

The Truth About Refugees From a U.S. Student Abroad

Jackie Montalvo | Posted 12.01.2015 | Politics
Jackie Montalvo

You will not know what it is like to be here through this article; you will not feel it in your heart until you hand a child a pair of socks or give an elderly woman sitting outside of the grocery store your spare change. Until you see dozens of them sitting on the ground of the metro station, soaked through and trying to escape the rain, you can't know how it feels to live alongside these people.

These Young Greeks Are Teaching City-Dwellers To Better Their Communities

HuffPost Greece | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.19.2015 | World

“What do you love most about Athens?” The most popular answer to that question is “the chaos.” Sometimes you’ll hear “the beautiful chaos,...

Striking Greeks Take To The Streets To Protest Austerity

Reuters | Eline Gordts | Posted 11.12.2015 | World

ATHENS, Nov 12 (Reuters) - Striking Greeks took to the streets on Thursday to protest austerity measures, setting Alexis Tsipras' government its bigge...

The Grace of Greece

Adriana Aristizábal | Posted 11.02.2015 | Travel
Adriana Aristizábal

I recently visited Greece, and found myself face to face with the marvelous place that attracted more than 26 million tourists this year from all over...

So Many in Need, It's Hopeless? Quandary of Assisting Youth in Greece

Jim Luce | Posted 10.28.2015 | Impact
Jim Luce

The needs of children and young adults in Greece are enormous. The problems there are so insurmountable that the Greek government alone cannot solve t...

Slaughter's 'PRETTY GIRLS' Requires a New Level of Praise

Jackie K. Cooper | Posted 09.27.2015 | Books
Jackie K. Cooper

PRETTY GIRLS is one of the year's most fascinating stories, told with the creatively inventive touch of a true master of suspense. It is also a story that will stay with you for a long time after you have closed its pages.