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The Shortest Flight in Greece Takes Less Than 5 Minutes

Greece was the country that held the title for having the shortest flight in the world up until a few years ago. The flight between the islands of Kasos and Karpathos in the Dodecanese is significantly less than five...

20 Greek Islands With a Different Feel for Every Traveler

There is a Greek island for everyone, whether you want endless sandy beaches, magical villages, turquoise waters, or any combination!

Ioannina: A Romantic Weekend Getaway to the Magical Capital of Epirus

Visiting Athens is the perfect excuse to take a short drive to Ioannina, the capital of Epirus. Is the perfect place for a romantic getaway.

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...

Odontotos: Greece’s Amazing Cog Railway of the Peloponnese

The "Odontotos" railway in Greece, one of the few surviving cog railways in Europe, travels across the country and over and through its spectacular mountains. People in many mountainous countries in Europe and beyond are used to cog, or "rack,"...

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...

Greece Voted Best Tourism Destination by Global Traveler Readers

Voters selected Greece as the "Best Tourism Destination" of 2022 in the magazine Global Traveler. It was the second consecutive year that Greece won the accolade in the prestigious American publication for business and luxury tourism. Tourism is a major...

The Magic of Snowcapped Mount Parnassus in Greece

A drone video has recently captured the mesmerizing magic of Mount Parnassus in central Greece after the November snows covered its craggy peaks. Parnassus, measuring 2,457 meters (8,061 feet), is one of the highest mountains in Greece, towering above the...

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...