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Are Greek Air Passengers the Applause-on-Arrival Champs of Europe?

We've all been there. The plane touches down in Athens or Thessaloniki or one of the Greek islands and some passengers break out into spontaneous applause. Air travel has become a part of everyday life and for some, nothing to...

What to Do in Rethymno, on the Greek Island of Crete

Although it is the third largest town on the island, Rethymno still keeps a provincial flair rather distant from the larger towns of Heraklion and Chania. Rethymno is one of the best places one can see much of Crete's...

Santorini Dominates Greek Travel Survey

The Spring tourist season is well underway and a new survey reveals that visitor-favorite Santorini is in as much demand as ever. Travel firm Trivago has released new research showing that out of visitors' top ten Greek destinations, five are...

Romantic Couples Eye Greece for Valentine's Day

Two Greek cities have made it onto a list of the most-affordable destinations for romantic trips -- coming in handy as St. Valentine's Day gets closer. According to a survey by the travel website Hoppa, Chania on the island of Crete...

Forbes Praises Karpathos for Budget Travel

Karpathos -- a remote Greek island famed for preserving its traditions and dialect -- has won a place on Forbes Magazine's list of the best 33 budget destinations for 2018. An army of independent travel journalists, bloggers and writers specialized...

Best Traditional Destinations in Chania, Crete

Chania is one of the largest cities of Crete, second only to the capital of the island, Heraklion. Busy and full of life; Chania is also an eclectic old town and a favorite of many returning visitors. The traditional...

New 360 Video Project Offers a Unique Mount Olympus Experience!

  Greek photographer Babis Giritziotis has started a unique project that offers a unique virtual tour of Mount Olympus' highest summits. The Mount Olympus Summits 360° project records videos above the altitude of 2.000m (55 recorded to date) creating a unique virtual tour...

Discover Thessaloniki This Summer

If you've only visited Athens and the islands on your travels through Greece, you're missing  out on one of the most beautiful destinations of the country: Greece's second-biggest city, Thessaloniki. Singers and poets have written about the city's beauty for...

"Odyssey" Trireme Travels you Around Lefkada [video]

Photo-journalist Petros Nazos visited the beautiful island of Lefkada and met Captain Gerasimos and his unique ship, "Odyssey". Odyssey is tourist boat, which is a representation of the Athenian trireme and travels around from Nydri to Meganisi, to Skorpios (Aristotle...