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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...

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

Prince Philip was seen as a "Greek god" when he was young, Queen Elizabeth's bridesmaid said during a panel discussion. Lady Pamela Hicks, 93, who was also Her Majesty's lady-in-waiting and Philip's cousin as well,  has now opened up about...

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

Paxos: The Greek Island of Serene Beauty in the Ionian Sea

Paxos, also called Paxoi and Antipaxoi, offers another side of Greek culture, full of art, history, and stunning landscapes.

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!

Seven Greek Islands Voted Among Europe’s Favorites

Greek islands have topped Condé Nast's list of Europe’s best. The islands were chosen according to the votes of Condé Nast Traveller readers for this year. Seven Greek destinations rank specifically among the top twenty in Europe, according to the...

Local Bands and Orchestras Make Corfu the Music Capital of Greece

Corfu is the most musical island in Greece with hundreds of music associations and dozens of orchestras and bands. Even the way its natives speak is musical, as their speech often sounds like singing. Corfu is also the third most...

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...

Old Town of Corfu to Undergo Restoration

The Ministry of Culture and Sports announced this week that it aims to upgrade the cultural environment and the quality of life of the residents of the Old Town of Corfu through a new strategic plan. This goal will be...

Greece Announces Preferred Investor For Igoumenitsa Port

On Thursday, Greece's privatizations agency named an Italian-led consortium as the preferred bidder in the sale of a majority stake in the port of Igoumenitsa, situated in the northwestern part of the country. Italy's Grimaldi Euromed S.p.A. along with Greece's...