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People “Happier” When They Put Their Christmas Ornaments Up Earlier

As the Thanksgiving weekend passes, and with it the month of November, many are looking ahead to the next major holiday, Christmas. We all know that Christmas is a time of joy and, for many, deep spirituality. The holiday comes...

”Karavaki,” The Tradition of Decorating Boats — Not Trees — at Christmas

The tradition of the ''Karavaki,'' which is Greek for ''small boat,'' is deeply rooted in the folkways of a country with a symbiotic relationship with the sea.

Secrets to Hosting the Best Thanksgiving Ever

Some secrets which will allow you and your family to have the best Thanksgiving ever will help even seasoned cooks -- like many Greek-Americans are -- to be able to enjoy this wonderful holiday even more. As we look forward...

Countdown to Christmas: Athens Embraces the Festive Spirit

The City of Athens has entered the holiday season early this year, as Greece’s capital celebrated the lighting of the Syntagma Square Christmas Tree on the evening of Tuesday, November 23. “Athens’ neighborhoods have been decorated early this year, offering...

Ten of Greece’s Lesser-Known Villages and Towns That Will Blow Your Mind

Justly renowned for its seaside resorts and its endless beaches, Greece also hides some places which are either completely unknown or little known to the outside world. However, these gems definitely offer unique scenery and are of great cultural...

Patmos: The Aegean Island of the Apocalypse

Patmos island in the Aegean Sea is the location apostle John received the visions found in the Book of Revelation of the New Testament

The Isle of Malta, the Heart of the Ancient Mediterranean

The Isle of Malta is currently the smallest member state of the European Union, both in terms of territory and the size of its population.

Greece Reinstates Tourist Visas for Fully Vaccinated Qataris

Qatar Airways Holidays is offering an all-in-one vacation package to Greece strictly observing the current international travel restrictions

Greece Lifts Quarantine For Seven More Countries

Greece's quarantine requirement is lifted for travelers from seven more countries, provided they obtain proof of vaccination, immunity, or negative test results for Covid-19.

Greece Expects Hundreds Of Thousands Of Tourists From Russia

Greece expects hundreds of thousands of tourists to arrive from Russia this summer, as the result of joint efforts to resume tourism activity between the two countries. In conclusion of his 3-day stay in Moscow, the Greek Minister of Tourism,...