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Athenians Head Out of Capital Before Second Lockdown Begins

As many most likely expected, there was a bit of a coronavirus exodus out of the Greek capital on Friday, with a great deal of the public apparently desiring to head back to the family village to wait out...

Greece to Celebrate Easter Under Coronavirus Lockdown

Greece will celebrate Easter on Sunday, the most important religious holiday of the Orthodox Church, behind closed doors this year after the authorities strictly forbade the traditional spirited celebrations involving mass church attendance, firecrackers and large family gatherings. Authorities are...

Mass Exodus from Athens Raises Concerns About Coronavirus Spread

Thousands of Athenians have left the Greek capital for the countryside, their second homes in nearby resorts, villages and the Aegean islands as Greece shuts down to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. The mass exodus, however, raises concerns that...

Mass August Exodus of Athenians Begins in the Midst of Heatwave

Thousands of Athenians are deserting the Greek capital for their annual August holidays this weekend, while temperatures soared in many parts of the country. The mass exodus is expected to culminate on Saturday, despite the heatwave, as thousands flock to...

Mass Eastertime Exodus of Athenians Begins

Athenians have begun to deserting the Greek capital as they head to their families' ancestral villages and holiday destinations for the annual Easter break. The mass exodus is expected to culminate on Holy Friday, as thousands flock to ports, bus...

Greece Honors Heroic Exodus of Missolonghi

The historic Greek city of Missolonghi on Sunday marked the 193rd anniversary of the Exodus of 1826 with a parade and church liturgy in the presence of the President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos. The siege of the town...

The Big Exodus: Athenians Desert the City En Masse for August Holiday

Athens is starting to look like a deserted city as the last remaining Athenians flock to ports, bus and train terminals for the traditional mid-August exodus around the August 15, Assumption Day Holiday. One of the largest exits in recent...

A Taste of Greece in London: Top Greek Restaurants to Check Out

Craving a taste of Greek goodness but don't know where to go? There are so many choices of great Greek restaurants in London that offer mouthwatering food and have exceptional service. Here are some top picks that you must check out...