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Top Seven Emerging Destinations in Greece

Though Greece is one of the most well-visited destinations in the world, tourists generally tend to congregate in just a few spots throughout the country: mostly Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. However, as more travelers venture off the beaten path,...

Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 29 Greek Islands for 2024

Conde Nast Traveler has published a list of the top twenty nine Greek islands to visit in 2024, each with its own 'best for' category. With more than 200 inhabited Greek islands to choose from, Conde Nast Traveler - through...

Prince Philip: The Homeless “Greek God” Shunned by Palace and Churchill

Prince Philip, the husband of Queen Elizabeth II, was seen as a "Greek god" when he was young, Queen Elizabeth's bridesmaid said during a recent panel discussion. Lady Pamela Hicks, 94, who was also Her Majesty's lady-in-waiting and Philip's cousin as...

How Brave Greek Islanders Saved a Jewish Family During the Holocaust

The story of how locals at the Greek island of Erikousa joined forces to save a family of Jews from certain death in the Holocaust.

Top 7 Honeymoon Destinations in Greece Beyond Santorini

Greece, with its 6,000 islands and islets scattered in the Aegean and Ionian Seas, is full of honeymoon destinations. There are destinations that are ideal for honeymoon retreats where you can choose to explore the history, sunbathe on beautiful beaches,...

When Casanova Fell in Love With Corfu and Caused a Scandal

When Giacomo Casanova fell in love with Corfu he was only 16 years old, but his first visit was enough to make him go back and leave his mark on the Greek island

Corfu, Homer’s Odyssey and Odysseus’ Petrified Ship

Odysseus' ship, which took him home from Corfu to Ithaka, turned to rock according to legend. Where might Odysseus have washed ashore in Corfu during his Odyssey? By Mike Millard Long before moving to Corfu, when I was a child growing...

The Mon Repos Villa in Corfu, Greece, Where Prince Philip Was Born

Prince Philip was born at dining room table of Mon Repos, which means "my rest," and is situated on the coast of the Greek island of Corfu.

Othonoi Island: The Beautiful Westernmost Point of Greece

At the junction of two seas, the Ionian and the Adriatic, there is a beautiful island that is known as the westernmost point of Greece. It was also famous for being Calypso's island in Greek mythology. Located northwest of...

The Times Names Best Greek Islands to Visit

The Times published its list of the best Greek islands to visit, highlighting destinations beyond the famous Mykonos and Santorini. From the stunning beaches of Skiathos to the historical richness of Rhodes, each island offers a unique experience for the...