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The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise in Santorini

There is a frenzy of articles about abuse of donkeys and mules on Santorini, but we need a historical perspective to understand.

Airbnb Bookings in Greece Rise a Whopping 232% This Summer

Airbnb bookings for the summer in Greece have sky-rocketed by a whopping 232% compared to the corresponding bookings of last year in the same period, recently released data show. According to a report by AirDNA, one of the world's most...

Mykonos vs Santorini: The Ultimate Battle of the Greek Giants

Mykonos and Santorini are the absolute giants when it comes to a holiday on the Greek islands. Pictures of the two islands are often on the cover of tourist guides to Greece, while  the names of famous people who...

Santorini Boasts First Painting of Nature Scene in European Art History

The Spring Fresco found at the Late Bronze Age site of Akrotiri in Santorini is considered to be the first painting of a nature scene in European art history

Why Greek Island Houses Are Blue and White

World famous destinations like Mykonos and Santorini are immediately recognizable in photos thanks in part to their distinct architecture. Influencers love taking pictures in front of the islands' whitewashed homes and blue accents and doors. But why are Greek...

Fossilized Olive Leaves are Reminder of Prehistoric Volcano on Santorini

Fossilized olive leaves from a tree that was alive 60,000 years ago on the island of Thira (the modern Santorini) are immortalized in the volcanic ash that encased them after an eruption. The exquisite fossils were discovered at an old...

How To Stay On The Cheap in Majestic Santorini

Santorini is notoriously expensive, but it doesn't have to be! We have gathered the best ways to find cheap hotels in Santorini for your stay.

Robert De Niro Opens Nobu Hotel on Santorini, Greece

Robert De Niro's luxury hotel brand Nobu Hospitality will open its first hotel in Greece on the island of Santorini this Spring. Nobu is a rising name in terms of luxury hotels, but it is already well known in the...

Ten Greek Wines That Everyone Must Try

Ancient Greeks loved wine and it was an integral part of their lives. Dionysus was the god of wine and they organized festivals in his honor

Hail Storm Hits Santorini

A hail storm followed by extensive flooding hit Santorini on Thursday as severe weather is once again sweeping through Greece. Videos and photos uploaded on social media show a thick layer of hail on the streets of the island. In villages...