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Skopelos: The Tranquility of Greece’s Mamma Mia Island

The island of Skopelos has enchanted visitors over the years and has even reached international fame as the setting for the movie "Mamma Mia!"

Tripadvisor Ranks Greece Among Best Places to Visit in 2023

Tripadvisor has ranked Greece as one of the best places to visit in 2023. Several locations in Greece have appeared in rankings compiled by the travel website. Tripadvisor lauded Greece for its culture, cuisine, and natural beauty. Many locations in...

The Ancient Art of Marble Sculpture Lives on at Greece’s Tinos

When one thinks of white, marble art and clear, cerulean waters of Tinos island, Greece comes to mind. The two are synonymous.

Aitoliko: The ‘Little Venice’ of Greece Caught in Spectacular Drone Video

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...

Methana, Greece Listed Among New York Times 52 Best Places for 2023

Methana, a volcanic peninsula in the Peloponnese, has been listed by The New York Times as one of the best places to visit in 2023. It was ranked thirty-ninth on a list of fifty-two destinations. Methana is just thirty miles,...

Aristotle Onassis: Greece’s Larger Than Life Tycoon

Aristotle Onassis was one of the most famous Greeks in the entire world in the 20th century, a visionary and one of the richest men

Alexandros Iolas: The Rise and Tragic Fall of Greece’s Greatest Art Collector

The story of Alexandros Iolas, Greece's greatest art collector, reads, appropriately, like a Greek tragedy.

400 New Border Guards to be Deployed to Evros, Greece

The Citizen Protection Ministry has decided to hire 400 more border guards to patrol in Evros starting in February. Takis Theodorikakos, head of the ministry, made the announcement this past Friday, January 13th. Greece, he said, “is not prepared to...

Greece’s Miracle Church: 17 Oak Trees Sprout From Its Roof and Walls

A tiny church in Greece's Peloponnese dating back to the 11th or the 12th century is a miracle of nature, and for the faithful, a sign of God’s power. Religious pilgrims and sightseers alike come to visit Saint Theodora near...

China Honors Greece at 18th International Beverages Expo

China will honor Greece in April at its 18th China International Beverages Expo (CIIE) held in the city of Luzhou. It will be the second time they have done so, the first being in 2019. Greece is a comprehensive strategic...

The Shortest Flight in Greece Takes Less Than 5 Minutes

Greece was the country that held the title for having the shortest flight in the world up until a few years ago. The flight between the islands of Kasos and Karpathos in the Dodecanese is significantly less than five...

Glass Onion, Netflix’s Movie Set in Greece, Tops Movie Charts

Netflix has had a rolling series of chart-topping successes recently, with many of them featuring Greek actors as well as locations. Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery is the latest of them. The film was set in Porto Heli, a...

United States of the Ionian Islands: The History of British Rule in Greece

The formation of the United States of the Ionian Islands under British rule in Greece is a little known period of the country's history.

Breathtaking Ruins of Mystras Mark Center of Byzantine Power in Greece

Mystras which lies in the southeastern Peloponnesian Peninsula, was once the center of Byzantine power in southern Greece.

The Best Ancient Greece Comedies Still Funny Today

Some things never change--and humor, luckily, is one thing that hasn't changed a great deal over time, as we can see today by the comedies of ancient Greece. The ancient Greeks were known for exploring a wide range of...