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''Karavaki,'' The Old Greek Tradition of Decorating Boats — Not Trees — at Christmas

Christmas is linked all around the world to the ancient tradition of decorating a Christmas tree with countless ornaments and beautiful lights. However, an old traditional custom in Greece's islands and coastal regions dictates that people should decorate a...

Jennifer Aniston Teams Up With Ellen For Heartwarming Holiday Surprise

Jennifer Aniston teamed up with famed talk show host Ellen DeGeneres to give away an incredible holiday surprise to one lucky family. The Kimball children lost their mother to cancer when they were young. Their father took great care of...

Thessaloniki Has Finally Located its Santa for 2019

Authorities in Greece's great city of Thessaloniki announced on Thursday afternoon that they had finally found the Santa for whom they had been searching for weeks. Following weeks of casting, rehearsals, interviews and thorough ...Christmassy-type investigations, Greece's second-largest city has...

The 7 Best Christmas Destinations in Greece for 2019

Greece is globally-known for its warm, sunny summers, white sand beaches and crystal-clear waters, but the country offers much more than just those things, as lovely as they are. The surprisingly diverse landscape of Greece offers countless opportunities, all the...

Nineteen Companies and Institutions ''Adopt'' Athens' Streets for Public Christmas Decoration

A total of nineteen businesses, institutions and associations recently ''adopted'' avenues and streets in the Greek capital to sponsor the Christmas decorations for this year. Following an invitation issued by mayor of Athens Costas Bakoyannis, representatives of these companies and...

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 interest,...

Patmos, The Sacred Land of the Aegean

In ancient mythology, Patmos was known as an island under the sea. The goddess Artemis often visited the mainland across the shore from Patmos, at a place called Caria. There she met the moon goddess Selene, who shed her...

Christiano Ronaldo On Holiday at Favorite Greek Resort

Fresh after lifting the UEFA Nations League trophy for Portugal last weekend, footballer Christiano Ronaldo and his family arrived for a well-deserved holiday at an exclusive resort in the southern Peloponnese on Wednesday. This is the second summer in a...

Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire world, behind only the nation of Spain. Greece can now boast of having 515 total "Blue...

Greek Holiday Resort Turns Into a Swingers Paradise (video)

Hundreds of daring couples from all over the world have descended onto a holiday resort in Crete for what promises to be a six-day escape -- exclusively for swingers. People from Latin America, east Asia, the US and Europe are...