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Hong Kong to Give Away 500,000 Free Airline Tickets to Boost Tourism

The government in Hong Kong has unveiled plans to give away 500,000 free airline tickets as part of an initiative to boost tourism and draw visitors back to the city. The "Hello Hong Kong" initiative was revealed for the first...

The Ancient Greek Settlements of South Asia

South Asia was once the eastern part of the Hellenistic world, a pivotal yet little explored part of the Greek empire and cultural sphere. The Indian subcontinent is where the Orient meets the Occident and where Sanskrit meets Greek. Where...

Boeing Delivers Last 747, the Jumbo Jet that Ruled the Skies

Boeing delivered the last-ever 747 on Tuesday marking the end of an era dominated by the plane dubbed "Queen of the Skies." In a ceremony that was broadcast live online, the aircraft was handed over to its new owner, US...

Skopelos: The Tranquility of Greece’s Mamma Mia Island

The island of Skopelos has enchanted visitors over the years and has even reached international fame as the setting for the movie "Mamma Mia!"

Winter Wonderland Along a Road in Greece Captured on Video

This stunning view of a winter wonderland along a road near Florina in northern Greece has recently gone viral thanks to a photographer who posted the video. Stefanos Addimando uploaded the short video on Instagram and called it "the magic...

HACC Forum on Tourism and Study Opportunities in Greece

The Hellenic-American Chamber of Commerce (HACC) organizes a virtual forum on Saturday, January 28 on Greek tourism and opportunities to study in "sunny" Greece. Titled "Greek Tourism for all seasons and in many forms," the forum will explore the favorite...

NASA’s Nuclear Thermal Rocket Engine Could Send Humans to Mars

Nasa has announced that it plans to conduct tests of nuclear-powered rockets that might transport astronauts to Mars at incredible speeds. Together with the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (Darpa) of the United States government, the agency stated on Tuesday...

Epirus in Greece Second Most Welcoming Region in the World

The region of Epirus in northwestern Greece was voted the number two more hospitable in the world for 2023 according to the Booking.com platform. According to Booking's Traveler Review Awards 2023, the region of La Rioja in Spain occupies the...

Tripadvisor Ranks Greece Among Best Places to Visit in 2023

Tripadvisor has ranked Greece as one of the best places to visit in 2023. Several locations in Greece have appeared in rankings compiled by the travel website. Tripadvisor lauded Greece for its culture, cuisine, and natural beauty. Many locations in...

The Pyramid-like Peak of Mount Taygetus in Greece

The pyramid-like peak of Mount Taygetus (or Taygetos) in southern Peloponnese Greece has been captured in all its glory by a drone video. The name of the mountain is one of the oldest recorded in Europe, appearing in the Odyssey....

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.

Travel to Greece’s Majestic Evia Island

Evia island is one of the most beautiful in Greece, yet it is not advertised like its more glamorous siblings in the Aegean

World’s Largest Aircraft, Stratolaunch Roc, Makes Test Flight

The Roc, the largest plane in the world, took off Friday morning from the Mojave Air and Space Port in southern California, U.S. and flew for a record-setting six hours before returning to the same airfield. The American carrier plane...

Holiday Prices to Greece Soar by 30% Compared to 2022

Holiday prices to Greece, including package holidays and flights, have increased by an average of thirty percent compared to 2022, according to new research. The UK magazine Which? found that those booking a summer 2023 package holiday between November 1,...

Aitoliko: The ‘Little Venice’ of Greece Caught in Spectacular Drone Video

It may be a slight exaggeration, but for many locals, the town of Aitoliko, situated on an island between two lagoons in western Greece is their own, smaller version of Venice. A new drone video captures the historic center of...