When Americans Looked to Ancient Greece and Rome for Inspiration
The ancient world of Greece and Rome has long permeated America, in everything from museum collections to home furnishings. The design of the nation’s public monuments, buildings and universities, as well as its legal system and form of government,...
When the American Dream Became a Greek Summer
The Greek Summer has become the American dream for thousands, including the rich and famous, who have been flying over the Atlantic for a vacation on the majestic Greek islands. Since the lifting of coronavirus restrictions, dozens of famous Americans...
Americans Looking to Move to Greece and Europe on the Rise
Many Americans are looking to relocate to Greece and Europe driven by the rising cost of living, inflated house prices, and a surging dollar says a report in Bloomberg. It notes that, according to Sotheby’s International Realty, requests from Americans...
American Tourist Charged Fortune for Crab in Mykonos Going to Court
An American tourist in Mykonos who was charged 600 euros for two drinks and a plate of crab legs is taking the restaurant to court. Brenda Moulton and her daughter Kaylea went to the DK Oyster Bear on Platis Gialos...
Greece in Top Three International Travel Destinations for Americans
Greece is in the top-3 travel destinations for Americans for 2022, a survey released by the United States Tour Operators Association shows
When Will Americans Be Allowed to Travel to Greece This Year?
Americans have been a major part of summer tourism in Greece. Although they may not make up the largest contingent of visitors, they spend more.
Summer 2020: The Death of the American Tourist in Greece?
The news, it seems, is rather bleak at this point for Americans planning to spend their holidays in Greece and the rest of Europe this summer, as the EU announced plans to gradually re-open travel --- but only between...
US Embassy Urges Americans in Greece to Request Extension of Visa-Free Status
The consular section of the US Embassy in Greece issued a statement on Friday urging American citizens who are currently in Greece to apply for an extension if they cannot leave the country due to the ban on certain...
The Naval Base at Souda, Crete: Strategic Asset or Source of Danger for Greece?
At a time when tensions between the United States and Iran are escalating dangerously, the strategic importance of Souda Naval Base on Crete is coming under the spotlight once again. Formally known as ''Naval Support Activity, Souda Bay,'' this facility, located...
Tourists in Greece Leave 100 Million in Tips
A new survey conducted by the travel website Tripadvisor has shown that tourists visiting Greece spend about 100 million euros per year in tips only. Employees in restaurants, bars, hotels, and other tourist services enjoy the benefits of tipping,...