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This Private Island for Rent in Greece is Heaven on Earth

A private island available to rent in Greece, named Pegassus Island, is one of the most luxurious holiday getaways in the world. 

Why Orthodox and Catholic Easter Are on Different Dates

Orthodox and Catholic Easter are usually set on different dates. Greece is slowly but surely coming closer to the great feast of Greek Orthodox Easter, or Pascha—a religious occasion celebrated here with more gusto than in many other Western...

20 Greek Islands with a Different Feel for Every Traveler

There is a Greek island for everyone, whether you want endless sandy beaches, magical villages, turquoise waters, or any combination!

Child With Unvaccinated Parents to Receive Transplant in Greece

A child from Cyprus who was refused a heart transplant in Germany because his parents are unvaccinated will have the procedure in Greece. Due to be transported by air ambulance to Germany for the procedure, the three year old was...

Greek Anti-Vax, Anti-Mask Parents May Lose Custody of Children

Anti-vax parents from Serres, Greece who are also against the use of self-tests for the coronavirus, as well as masks, may lose custody of their four children because they have refused to send them to school for two years. Their...

Greek Inferno: 154 Fires Currently Raging in Greece

Saturday found Greece fighting for the fifth consecutive day with tens of fires across the nation.

Greek Student Who Lost Parents to Covid Excels in University Entry Exams

A Greek student did extremely well in his Panhellenic exams despite losing both of his parents to the coronavirus earlier this year. 

Summer Rainstorm Causes Torrential Rains in Greece

A major summer storm hit Greece, particularly Attica, where Athens is located, on Friday afternoon, battering the country with heavy rains. The rainstorm seemed to come out of nowhere on Friday afternoon, as sunny, clear blue skies suddenly turned grey...

Greek Stray Dog Adopts Couple From UK as her Parents

A Greek stray dog chose its own parents when she began to follow a couple traveling from the UK everywhere they went.

Lonely Greek Parents Share Christmas Table with Childrens’ Portraits

Greek parents who were forced to spend Christmas alone due to the coronavirus lockdown made the best out of an awful situation by creating life-size portraits of their children to accompany them at the family table this year. Dimitris and...

Parents of Son Slain in Greece Say "He Never Met a Stranger"

In July of 2017, an atrocity took place on the idyllic Greek island of Zakynthos, when a young American fashion designer who had traveled there to shoot photos for his clothing line was brutally murdered in the street. Beaten by...

Waterspouts, Torrential Rains Hit Greek Islands

Heavy rains, waterspouts and other extreme weather phenomena, including flooding on Crete, were recorded around the Greek islands in the Aegean on Wednesday as much of the country experienced severe storms. Just past noon on Wednesday, a waterspout, also called...

Greek Airbnb Rentals Shift Business Model to Defy Covid Crisis

Short-term property rentals in Greece, already affected by market saturation and competition from new and cheaper nearby markets in 2019, saw their bookings devastated in the first half of 2020 as Covid-19 made its impact. However, looking at the results...

Almost 6 Out of 10 Young Greek Citizens Live with Parents

Recent data released by the European Statistical Agency, Eurostat, show that almost 6 out of 10 Greeks aged 25-34 lived with their parents in 2019. Greece is only behind Croatia on the corresponding chart among 30 European countries. The average...

Face Equality Day: Demanding Fair Treatment for Those Who Look Different

"Face Equality Day," marked annually on May 19, highlights the stigma attached to millions of people around the world toward those born with facial differences and serves as a reminder that everyone should be treated fairly, no matter what...