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Greek Paradises Unknown to Tourists

Every year Greece attracts millions of tourists who prefer to visit specific popular islands such as Mykonos, Santorini, Crete, Corfu and Rhodes. However, Greece is a country with many beautiful destinations that remain unknown to tourists. Greek Reporter highlights...

5.6 Earthquake South of Athens

An earthquake with a preliminary magnitude of 5.6 was recorded at 11:08 p.m. local time in southern Greece. The vibration was felt particularly in Athens, but was so strong that that it reached Crete. There were no immediate reports...

First Greeks in Australia Pirates

August 28 was the 184th anniversary of the first arrival of Greeks in Australia, who were convicts of piracy according to the late historian Hugh Gilchrist. The occasion gives us the opportunity to make a reference to the story...

Greece To Close 14 Island Tax Offices

At the same time it's trying to step up the fight against tax evasion, Greece will close 14 tax offices on islands to save money as directed by its international lenders which wants 290 tax departments across the country...

Original Easter Traditions in Greece

Spending Easter time in Greece is probably as well advertised as summer holidays on a Aegean island. The colors and warm spring weather are already sweeping across the country, while people have begun preparing for the Holy Week and...

Austrian Media Laud Hydra’s Charm

Greece without a car, is the title of a full page tribute to the “wild, beautiful, idyllic and one of the most beautiful places in Greece, Hydra," cited in the Austrian newspaper Courier, accompanied by a series of photographs. The...

Fires Spread in Greece, State of Emergency on Rhodes

The plague of wildfires in Greece this summer has hit forested areas on the Greek islands of Hydra, Rhodes and Crete and in the northern city of Florina, the Athens News Agency reported. A state of emergency was declared in...

Der Spiegel Says Hydra Residents Besieged Tax Inspectors

After a crackdown on tax evasion on Greek islands showed as much as 100 percent in flagrant violations, a sweep by tax inspectors on the popular Hydra, which attracts many wealthy visitors, led to the arrest of a tavern...

The A to Z list of getting married in Greece (part one)

He popped the question and now it's up to you to make your ideal wedding into a real event. Wedding dress? Checked. Guest list? Checked. Honeymoon place? A really hard decision or not so? Nowdays, Greece is becoming a...

Island of Hydra Becomes Painting Exhibition Theme in Vienna

With a total of 60 paintings, mostly aquarelles, the Greek National Tourism Organization (GNTO) inaugurated the painting exhibition of 12 Austrian artists under the title “Impressions from Hydra” in its premises in Vienna. The inaugurating event of the exhibition was...