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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.

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...

Greek Adventurer Opens Safari Company in Uganda

Greek adventurer Panos Karakitsos hopes to put the beauty of Uganda on the map with his new travel agency Adroa Travels. Karakitsos, who is originally from the Greek city of Ioannina, moved to Uganda five years ago after falling in...

The Mesmerizing Magic of Snowcapped Mount Parnassus

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...

Greece Proposes Booster Shot for Over 60s as “Condition” for Travel

Greece proposed to the European Union on Wednesday that the Covid-19 booster shot be made "a condition of safe travel within the European Union for European citizens above 60 years old." The proposal was included in a letter sent by...

Discover Centuries of Greek History in Veria

Built at the foot of Mount Vermion, the Greek city of Veria was the second most-important town, after Aigai, in the ancient Macedonian era. It was also the third most-important city of the Byzantine empire, from the 11th to the...

Perfect Spots for Walking in Downtown Athens

The many fascinating views of the Greek capital, Athens, are better appreciated and enjoyed if walking down its streets at a relaxed pace rather than trying to navigate it by car or other vehicle. A stroll or two in the...

The City of Florina: Northern Greece’s Hidden Winter Fairyland

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 20,000 people who live in the town itself and 15,000 more...

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...

Kumquat Liqueur, the Iconic Local Drink of Corfu

The Greek island of Corfu is known internationally for its unique kumquat liqueur. When visiting the Greek island of Corfu and wandering around the picturesque little roads of the old town, you are likely to see a variety of bottles...