Greece

Culture

Lindsay Lohan's Reality Show Is Bad, But Not Fun Bad

I'm sorry.
Kara Weisenstein
1.10.19
Cookbooks

'Displaced Dishes' Shares the Recipes of Refugees in Greece's Second Largest Camp

Sometimes, remembering favourite dishes, arguing over ingredients, and telling their stories is as close as the refugees get to home.
Ruby Lott-Lavigna
1.7.19
Munchies

How the Instant-Coffee Frappé Became a Beloved Greek Institution

It's literally just instant coffee shaken with water and sugar, but that doesn't stop it from being ubiquitous, iconic, and important to Greeks.
Sarah Souli
8.14.18
wildfires

Photos of the Destruction Caused By Wildfires in the Greek Town of Rafina

Twenty-six of the 60 people killed in the wildfires so far were found on a single plot of land in Rafina, just outside Athens.
Kostas Koukoumakas
7.24.18
Greece

Thousands of Greeks Protested the Fact That Macedonia Is Called Macedonia

For decades, Greece has been worried that its neighbour, Macedonia, will one day claim the Greek province of the same name.
Thodoris Chondrogiannos
2.5.18
Health

The Corruption I Saw Working for a Greek Public Hospital

Number one: giving money to a doctor before surgery is a no-no, but after the operation it's just a "thank you present".
Anna Nini
1.12.18
crime

Pricey Greek 'Olive Oil' Revealed to Be Dyed Sunflower Oil

Olive oil fraud is actually a pretty common thing.
Nick Rose
11.30.17
relationships

People Showed Us Stuff from Old Relationships They Couldn't Throw Away

It's important to cherish the memories, even if it means holding on to a record with the words "FUCK YOU" carved into it.
VICE Staff
11.23.17
beer

These Young Brewers Are Fighting Greece's Economic Crisis with Craft Beer

Amid financial turmoil, they're finding success with craft beers in wine-loving Greece.
Irene Plagianos
11.16.17
partying

Sex and Skinny Dipping: A Brief History of Mykonos

Welcome to Greece's hedonistic utopia.
Thodoris Chondrogiannos
10.9.17
Greece

Greece Called—It Wants Its Greek Yogurt Back

Think of it as the Champagne of yogurts.
Nick Rose
8.17.17
Greek crisis

An Unemployed Greek Family Opened their Home to a Family of Refugees

Stamatis and Katerina share the little they have with a family of refugees who have nothing.
Maria Louka
6.20.17
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