Tourism Receipts in Greece Rise to Pre-Pandemic Levels
The Bank of Greece reported on Wednesday that receipts from tourism in 2022 surpassed initial forecasts by 2.6 billion euros, reaching 17.6 million. Total travel revenues in 2022 did not exceed those of the last full year before the pandemic,...
Athens’ Lycabettus Provides Stunning Views of Acropolis, Saronic Gulf
Located in the heart of Greece's bustling capital, Mount Lycabettus provides a serene, picturesque escape from the noise and hubbub of Athens.
Ten Reasons to Take a Winter Trip to Greece
Winter in Greece can be magical! Although Greece is most often thought of as a summer travel destination, the country is incredibly beautiful during the winter, and very few tourists know of its winter charms. The weather Greece enjoys up to...
Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland
Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake is surrounded by snow-capped mountains and verdant pine forests, captivating visitors at any time of...
Indonesia Bans Sex Outside Marriage, Including Bali
Indonesia's Parliament has passed a law banning extramarital sex. Any individual who has sex outside of marriage in Indonesia could now face a sentence of up to one year in jail. The new legal code, which includes over six hundred...
Newly Established Thessaloniki-Izmir Ferry Route Suspended
Levante Ferries Group has announced that its ferry route between Thessaloniki in northern Greece and the city of Izmir (Smyrna) on Turkey's western coast will be temporarily suspended until the Summer of 2023. The Smyrna di Levante's maiden voyage was...
How to Apply for a Digital Nomad Visa in Greece
The Greek Digital Nomad Visa was initially unveiled by the Greek government in the summer of 2021 and allows remote workers and online entrepreneurs to live and work in Greece for up to twenty-four months. According to the government, Greece...
Florina: The Winter Fairyland in Northern Greece
Florina, Greece's northwesternmost city, is known for its stunning architecture and beautiful views that make it the perfect destination for winter vacations. The city has a population of approximately twenty thousand people who live in the town itself with fifteen...
The Mosque of the Janissaries, a Landmark of Chania, Crete
The Mosque of the Janissaries in Chania, Crete is one of the most recognizable buildings on the entire island, which is the largest in Greece. Once ruled by the Ottomans for centuries, Crete is home to many reminders of that...
The Mystic Allure of the Space Observatory Atop a Greek Mountain
Up on the slopes of central Greece stands a planetarium and observatory of unparalleled educational value to the area and beyond.