What Happens When Refugees Arrive in Your Tiny Village

The villagers of Idomeni were helping refugees long before the NGOs arrived.


The Sophisticated Smuggling Routes Bringing Refugees into Europe

Attempts to crack down on migration have created the perfect breeding ground for new smuggling ecosystems.


The Psychological Toll of Volunteering at a Refugee Camp

"I would cry very often. I couldn't control my emotions."


Child Refugees Share Their Hopes and Dreams for 2017

I've been teaching at a school for refugee children on the Greek island of Chios, and asked some of the kids what they're wishing for this year.


Inside the Forgotten Refugee Camp in Greece

The summer volunteers have gone and the world’s attention has moved onto Trump and Brexit. But in the Katsikas refugee camp, temperatures have hit below zero and people have little hope for a permanent home.


Athens Welcomed Obama with Molotov Bombs and Tear Gas

On Tuesday morning, Barack Obama arrived in Athens for his final foreign trip as president of the United States.


Oh Man, You've Got to Check Out this Dead Priest Parade

Weekend at Bernie's x Orthodox Christianity.


America In the Balkans

To someone living in the Balkans, America feels like a protest chant that has been sang so much, it's lost its meaning.


We Accompanied Refugee Children on Their First Day of School

This year, the bell also rung for the children of refugees living at the occupied City Plaza hotel in Athens.


Photos of Spartan Villagers Celebrating that Historic Battle from '300'

There was duelling, wrestling, traditional war dances and when it ended they all dined in hell together.


We Spent 24 Hours with Greece's Most Famous Pornstar Couple

"We haven't made a private sex tape since we got into pornography. These days, if we film it, we sell it."


Live Pythons and Inflatable Ducks: Photos of Ordinary Macedonians on Holiday

It's a far cry from the turquoise waters of neighbouring Greece, but who cares about murky water when it's hot?