When modernization is ‘out of order’

A pair of Australian tourists were astonished to hear that their cab ride from the port of Piraeus to the central Athens neighborhood of Pangrati was going to cost them a whopping 350 euros.

What do Greeks believe in 2024?

DiaNEOsis, which has been monitoring the attitudes and perceptions of Greek society for a decade, just published an all-encompassing three part survey looking at what Greeks believe on a variety of issues.

My name is Sulejman, but here I am Thanasis

When Sulejman secretly crossed the Greek-Albanian border in 1991 and reached Katerini, he didn’t speak a word of Greek. However, he was determined not to return home, at least not without having saved some money to help his family and to later build his life in the new Albanian reality.

Tackling climate change, the old-school way

Participants in a grassroots initiative on the eastern Aegean island of Lesvos rebuild a dry-stone wall in the village of Anemotia, in a photograph released on Saturday.

All for nothing

The victim of the latest femicide, which took place in the Athens suburb of Menidi on May 16, had not hesitated: She had reported her abusive partner to the police three times since 2013.

Shielding seniors from isolation

Alexandra Stasinopoulou, member of the Board of Directors of the Michael N. Stassinopoulos-Viohalco Public Benefit Foundation, and Antonis Politis, professor of psychiatry at the National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, stand outside the Mentor Healthy Ageing Center in Tegea, in southern Greece.

When it’s time to pay the bill

Most Greeks who reach the checkout and find themselves a couple of euros short of paying the bill will most likely mutter something about forgetting their debit card at home, right?

Out of tune with the stereotypes

After an admirable career abroad, multiple-award-winning violinist Katerina Chatzinikolau was recently appointed permanent concertmaster of the Athens State Orchestra – a first in the orchestra’s history.

Greek psychologist duo set up self-awareness retreat in Delphi

A new seminar developed by two Greek psychologists with significant professional experience abroad could be described in three words: “Awakening in Delphi.” This five-day program combines meditation and Greek philosophy with modern psychology and movement.

Directing ‘Antigone’ behind Korydallos’ high prison walls

The journey from central Athens to Korydallos is a daily routine for Aikaterini Papageorgiou. As the director and facilitator at the Korydallos Prison Theater Workshop, she and 26 inmates are now preparing Sophocles’ “Antigone,” following last year’s presentation of “The Persians.” The performance is scheduled for June 11 and 12 in […]