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Greece’s Soufli Among “Best Tourism Villages” for 2021

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) General Assembly in Madrid named the traditional Greek village of Soufli as one of the best tourism villages of 2021. Soufli, located in the Evros region, is notable for the silk industry that flourished there...

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...

Nations Close Borders as Omicron Spreads; Variant’s Severity Unclear

A South African physician who was one of the first people worldwide to recognize the existence of the new coronavirus strain, now called Omicron, among her own patients said on Sunday that their symptoms had been so mild that...

Edessa: The Greek City of Water and of the Five Senses

Get to know Edessa, the Northern Greek city referred to as the “City of Water and of the Five Senses,” which is home to thermal springs and the famed Edessa Waterfalls. Edessa is the capital of Pella, located in the...

The Greek Ghost Village of Epirus and its History of Resistance to Tyranny

Paleo Mavronoros, an abandoned village in the Greek province of Epirus, has a long history of valiant resistance to tyrannical overlords -- and unique beauty all its own. Epirus, in the north-western corner of Greece is One of the country’s best-kept...

Greece Vows to Provide Faster Internet to Attract Digital Nomads

Earlier this week, Greece launched a new initiative to attract digital nomads by partnering with internet providers to offer new and better services for people who choose the country as a base for remote working. Tourism Minister Vassilis Kikilias announced...

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...

The Most Stunning Ancient Villages in Greece

Greece has some true hidden gems when it comes to its ancient villages. Tourism has yet to spoil these towns that are steeped in history.

Swimming Among the Ruins of a Glorious Ancient Greek Military Harbor

Island Aegina with its magestic beaches, is also the house of the fascinating story of an ancient military harbor open to bathers to enjoy!

Ten Must-Have Souvenirs From the Greek Island of Crete

Visitors to Crete always want to find just the right memories of Crete to take back home. Objects that tell a story of their own, that are characteristic of the land and that - sometimes - cannot be obtained...

The Charming Winter Beauty of Samarina, Greece

Nature, local traditions, history, and the environment entwined — this is what can be found in the famous mountain village of Samarina, one of Greece’s gems. It is located at an altitude of 1,600 meters (5,250 feet), on the slopes...

Nymphaio, The Fairy-Tale Village of Northern Greece

Nymphaio is a stunning village, often ranked amongst the most beautiful, located just outside Florina in West Macedonia, Greece.

Theodoriana: The Fairy Tale Greek Village with the Double Waterfall

The breathtaking village of Theodoriana, nestled in the Tzoumerka mountain range in Greece, looks like something out of a fairy tale.

A Medieval Labyrinth: The Village of Mesta on the Greek Island of Chios

Featuring medieval architecture, Mesta is one of the most beautiful and well-preserved villages on the island of Chios.

Papingo: One of the Most Picturesque Villages in Greece

Perched very near the end of Vikos Gorge, picturesque Papingo consists of two villages, Megalo Papingo and Mikro Papingo, or Greater Papingo and Lesser Papingo