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Edessa: The Greek City of Water and of the Five Senses

Get to know Edessa, the Northern Greek city referred to as the “City of Water and of the Five Senses,” which is home to thermal springs and the famed Edessa Waterfalls. Edessa is the capital of Pella, located in the...

Dutch Travelers’ Pilot Holiday on Rhodes Earns Rave Reviews

The Dutch vacationers who stayed in Rhodes in a safety trial holiday gained the best impressions of Greek hospitality.

Five Traditional Greek Treats to Sweeten Up Your Christmas

During the holiday season, Greece is filled with the delicious aroma of sugary-sweet traditional treats, floating out from houses and bakeries as people prepare for the holiday season. Featuring traditional Greek flavors like nuts, citrus, spices like cinnamon and clove,...

The Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is Celebrated Throughout Greece

Greece marks the Feast of the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, one of the most important days in Orthodox Christianity, in many different ways on August 15 every year. This day is a beloved public holiday which is also often referred...

One in Two Greeks Cannot Afford Even One Week of Vacation

Although Greece is one of the top tourist destinations in the entire world, breaking arrival records year after year, one in two Greek people cannot afford one week of vacation away from home. According to the EU's Eurostat statistical office, 51 percent of...

Greeks Go On Holiday Longer Than Any Other Europeans

Greeks go on vacation for almost double the amount of time for any other European Union citizen, according to an analysis of new Eurostat data by The Independent. Greeks spend an average of 9.9 days on vacation, which is almost...

Sharp Rise in Package Holiday Bookings to Greece from UK, Germany

Bookings from Germany and the United Kingdom for package holidays in Greece and other Mediterranean countries rose sharply in early 2017, according to a GFK survey unveiled. This is a strong indicator for total tourist arrivals in the summer,...

Giannis Antetokounmpo's NBA All-Star Performance Attracting Tourists to Greece

The first Greek participating in the NBA All-Star Game has not only benefited Greek basketball but the tourism sector too. Giannis Antetokounmpo was the focus of attention in the recent celebration in New Orleans, where the biggest stars of the NBA...

John Stamos Cheers Up Hospital Patient With Call to Ex

02 John Stamos made his annual visit to Long Beach Memorial Hospital with "Grandfathered" co-star Josh Peck during the holidays, and decided to cheer up one of the young patients with a little prank. The 53-year old actor met a hospital...

The Ultimate Guide to Mykonos in Pictures: More Than a Party Island!

Although the Greek island of Mykonos is known as the ultimate party destination, there is way more to enjoy on the famous Aegean island with the wonderful Crystal beaches, than just party your heart out!