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Athens Among the Top Cities in the World to Move To

Athens is among the top cities in the world to move to in 2022, according to research carried out by Property Guides, a UK-based real estate company. The company which boasts offering a step-by-step resource to help people purchase a...

Mount Athos: A Monastic Community Where Time Stands Still

Mount Athos, referred to in Greek as the "Holy Mountain", is one of the most important centers of the Christian Orthodox world. Home to twenty monasteries under the direct jurisdiction of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople, it is governed as...

Epirus Trail: The Greek Mountain Adventure of Culture, History, and Beauty

The Epirus Trail which boasts an initial length of 370 km (230 miles), is a mountain adventure that crosses Epirus, from Mount Grammos to the Tzoumerka mountain range. The longest hiking trail in Greece started taking shape in 2015, thanks...

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

The isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnese, is like paradise.

Ten Reasons to Take a Winter Trip to Greece

Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...

Coronavirus Death Toll in Greece Among Highest in the World

Greece announced that a total of 20,507 new coronavirus cases had been diagnosed around the country on Friday, while 108 people suffering with the virus had passed away over the past 24 hours. The increased death rate per million in...

Tilos, Greece’s First Energy-Self-Sufficient Island

The Greek island of Tilos in the Dodecanese has become the first in the entire Mediterranean to become fully self-sufficient in energy.

Covid-19: 18,869 Cases Recorded in Greece Thursday

Greece announced that a total of 18,869 new Covid-19 cases had been diagnosed around the country on Thursday, while 81 people suffering with the virus had passed away over the past 24 hours. There had been a total of 88...

Spectacular Drone Video Captures Aitoliko, Greece’s “Little Venice”

It may be a slight exaggeration, but for many locals, the town of Aitoliko, situated on an island between two lagoons in western Greece is their own, smaller version of Venice. A new drone video captures the historic center of...

Greek Astronomers Capture Streaking Asteroid

A giant asteroid whizzed past Earth at a speed of nearly 50,000 miles per hour on Wednesday -- and it was observed firsthand by Greek astronomers. Asteroid 7482 (1994 PC1) was observed by the Institute of Astronomy, Astrophysics, Space...

Greece Raises $3.4 Billion From 10-Year Bond Issue

Greece raised 3.0 billion euros ($3.4 billion) at an interest rate of 1.8 percent from the new 10-year bond issue on Wednesday. Finance Minister Christos Staikouras said the country's first bond issue of the year was a success as it...

The Olympic Airways Plane that Almost Crashed into Central Athens

It was August 9, 1978 when an Olympic Airways Boeing 747 almost crashed into central Athens, with the pilot avoiding the disaster in the last second

Robert De Niro to Open Nobu Hotel on Santorini, Greece

Luxury hotel brand Nobu Hospitality will open its first hotel in Greece on the island of Santorini this Spring, thanks in part to Hollywood actor Robert De Niro. Nobu is a rising name in terms of luxury hotels, but it...

Coronavirus Measures Extended in Greece as 20,107 Cases Recorded

Greece announced that a total of 20,107 new coronavirus cases had been diagnosed around the country on Wednesday, while 88 people suffering with the virus had passed away over the past 24 hours. There had been a total of 106...

King Otto, the Bavarian Who Died Longing For His “Beloved Greece”

King Otto, the Bavarian prince who ruled as King of Greece from May 27, 1832 until he was deposed on October 23, 1862, was a polarizing figure who tried to bring Greece out of the chaos of revolution into...