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Greece Voted Best Beach Holiday Destination for 2019 by Russian National Geographic Traveler Magazine

Greece came first recently on the list of the best beach holiday destinations for 2019 in a vote of Russia's National Geographic Traveler magazine and website. According to the announcement made by the Greek National Tourism Organization, the nations of...

'The Greeks': National Geographic on the People Who Changed the World (video)

National Geographic released a documentary series on how Greeks changed the world, highlighting how much one nation has given to the rest of the globe. “On the culture that brought us democracy, the Olympics, Socrates, and Alexander the Great, this...

National Geographic Traveler: Greece among Best Fall Trips of 2017

Greece is one of the world's leading destinations with an estimated 30 million visitors this year. Coming off the heels of a record summer, Greece looks to position itself as a "365 Days Destination." According to National Geographic Traveler, which...

Athens Observatory Continuing Mars Observation in Collaboration With National Geographic

The National Observatory of Athens on Wednesday announced the continuation of its collaboration with the "National Geographic" for the observation of Mars through telescopes, which will be used in the "Mars" documentary series. It also announced that free tours...

James Cameron on a Documentary Mission to Find Lost City of Atlantis

James Cameron, director of Hollywood box office hits like Titanic and Avatar, is set to be the executive producer of a documentary about the mythical island of Atlantis. The famous filmmaker will work with National Geographic Channel to shoot...

Thessaloniki on National Geographic's Top 10 Nightlife Cities

When traveling to foreign cities, tourists visit all the beautiful monuments and sights, however, the best way to learn more about a city or a country is to explore its nightlife. National Geographic has published a guide to cities around...

Greek Luxury Hotel Makes It on National Geographic's List

The National Geographic recently announced its newest luxury travel list of “Unique Lodges of the World.” The list includes 24 hotels scattered around the six continents, which are committed to excellence, authenticity and sustainability. National Geographic has chosen the best...

National Geographic: Who Lies in Ancient Amphipolis Tomb?

“Who's Buried in Largest Tomb in Northern Greece? New Finds Raise Intrigue,” is the title of a National Geographic article on the excavations taking place in Ancient Amphipolis. “A relative of Alexander the Great may lie in the 2,300-year-old burial site,”...

The Greek Who Explored the “Door to Hell”

The first expedition to the "Door to Hell" in Turkmenistan, central Asia, had a Greek scent. More than four decades ago a crater opened up in the desert of northern Turkmenistan, likely the result of a drilling mishap. The Darvaza Crater,  known...