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Greece’s Beautiful Mount Ziria, Birthplace of God Hermes

According to the legend, the Pleiad known as Maia gave birth to Zeus' son Hermes in a cave near the lake Dasios on Mount Ziria near the village of Trikala. Also known as Mount Kyllini or Mount Cyllene, this mountain...

Greek Island Sees Massive Spike in Airbnb Bookings After Netflix Series

Airbnb has seen a 32 percent increase in vacations booked to one Greek island thanks to the Netflix drama One Day, which tells the twenty-year love story of two friends over fourteen episodes. Scenes were shot in Rome, Greece,...

Greece Ranked Among Top Countries for Digital Nomads

Greece has been listed in the top 38 countries that are best suited for digital nomads, according to the Digital Nomad Visa Index. Greece has been ranked 28th out of the 38 countries considered the best places for digital nomads...

The Untold Ancient Greek Saga of South Asia

South Asia was once the easternmost part of the Ancient Greek world, an important but little-explored region of the Greek empire and cultural sphere. The Indian subcontinent is where the Orient meets the Occident and where Sanskrit meets Greek. Where...

Greek Passport Among Top 5 Most Powerful in World

The Greek passport has jumped up two places and is now the fifth most powerful in the world, according to the latest Henley Passport Index. This year saw a strong reshuffle in the list, announced annually by the London-based migration...

Ioannina: The Magical Capital of Epirus, Greece

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.

Greece Introduces Climate Tax for Tourists in 2024

A new accommodation tax enacted by the Greek government came into force this month as part of plans to finance reconstruction efforts following severe forest fires and floods. Greece Introduces Climate Tax to Fund Reconstruction Greece has introduced a climate resilience...

Greece Tops List of Most Googled Countries to Travel

Greece has topped the Conde Nast Traveler list of most Googled countries to travel in 2023, along with Rhodes topping the most-searched island list. Greece Tops List of Most Googled Countries 2023 Google annually publishes its 'year in search' data, a...

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...

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,"...