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Anthony Bourdain's Love for Greece

Every time Bourdain was doing a show in Greece, his eyes sparkled with love and admiration for the country.

Byzantine Church on Greek Island Wins European Heritage Award

The Byzantine church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos is one of the winners of the 2018 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, an honor in the heritage field. The 8th century church was chosen for its unique frescoes that were...

Quad-Bike Renters Picket Mykonos, Naxos Ports in Road-Ban Protest

Mykonos police and port authority are braced for protests on Wednesday as owners of businesses which rent all-terrain vehicles to tourists are blocking the port over a traffic law banning ATVs from the island's roads. In a letter sent to the...

Taxman Busts Businesses on Greek Islands

Early revenue inspections on some popular Greek islands appear to have seen dozens of businesses fall foul of the taxman. After a raid by Independent Authority for Public Revenue (AADE) auditors on three islands on the 1 May weekend, a total...

Traveler's Choice Awards and the Top Ten Greek Destinations (photos)

Tripadvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards 2018 has presented the list of the top ten Greek destinations for 2018. These are the places that you need to visit in Greece according to the world-famous travel portal. 1. Crete The largest of the Greek...

Archaeological Sites to Visit in Naxos Island

Naxos is big a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea and part of the group of the Cycladic Islands. This favorite touristic destination is an ideal place to visit also during the low season. Its rich history has...

Bollywood Videoclip Shot on Naxos Reaches 120 Million Views in Less than a Month

It is not often that a Bollywood video is shot somewhere other than India, but then again, Naxos island is not just any other place. Makes one wonder if it is the song or the location that was the reason for...

Norwegian Divers Discover Roman-era Shipwrecks off Naxos Island

Divers exploring the reef off the coast of Naxos island, were in for a surprise when they discovered a cluster of ancient shipwrecks. The eight wrecks, which date to the Roman Empire era of around 2,000 years ago, were found...

Greek Island of Naxos Transformed for Bollywood Blockbuster Movie (photos)

Almost 200 people, singers, actors, dancers and production staff descended to the Aegean island of Naxos for the shooting of an upcoming Indian blockbuster movie. The picturesque Greek island was transformed for the needs of Bollywood production Tiger Zinda Hai....

Naxos Tavern Owner Finds Clever Way to Protest Against Heavy Taxes, Austerity

A tavern owner on Naxos found an inventive way to protest against the heavy taxes and overall austerity imposed upon Greek people in the past seven years. The businessman made his protest statement on the back of the menu, both...