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Five Breathtaking Greek Island Monasteries Built on Cliffs

In older times, Greek monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors.

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...

Epirus Trail: The Greek Mountain Adventure of Culture, History and Beauty

The Epirus Trail which boasts an initial length of 370 km (230 miles), is a mountain adventure that crosses Epirus, from Mount Grammos to the Tzoumerka mountain range. The longest hiking trail in Greece started taking shape in 2015, thanks...

The Ten Most Beautiful Lakes in Greece

Lakes in Greece go under-appreciated because of the country's wealth of beaches and islands, but Greek lakes are surely enchanting and worth a visit!

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,...

The Ten Best Natural Hot Springs in Greece

Greece is gradually discovering the potential tourist goldmine of its plentiful, and in most cases little-known, natural hot springs. Due to Greece's unique geology, there are more than seven hundred natural hot springs throughout the country—and eighty-four of them are...

The ‘Switzerland of Greece’: Majestic Lake Doxa

Lake Doxa, which is located in the lesser-known corner of Corinthia, Peloponnese, is a place of astounding beauty that has been dubbed "the Switzerland of Greece." It is located at the Feneos Valley; a large, triangular-shaped valley that borders with...

Greece Among Best Places to Retire in 2024

Greece has been selected among the top 10 places to retire in 2024 by International Living, a global network of expert expats. According to the Annual Global Retirement Index, Greece is ranked seventh in the world as it aims to...

Top Seven Emerging Destinations in Greece

Though Greece is one of the most well-visited destinations in the world, tourists generally tend to congregate in just a few spots throughout the country: mostly Athens, Mykonos and Santorini. However, as more travelers venture off the beaten path,...

Why Don’t Airlines Fly Over Tibet?

When airlines plan their routes for long trips to Asia, they avoid flying over Tibet in China despite this autonomous region's vast size. It's a curious thing that catches people's attention and causes people to wonder about this. Tibet is...

Hunting for the Real Locations Behind Greek Myths

When it comes to Greek myths it seems that we are just as fascinated as ever. Not all myths are thought to be complete fabrications.

Greece Offers Free Holidays to Visitors Affected by Last Summer’s Wildfires

Greece offers a week-long free holiday to visitors who had been affected by wildfires on the island of Rhodes last summer. Thousands of tourists had to flee from their hotels and resorts as wildfires ravaged a big part of the...

Conde Nast Traveler’s Top 29 Greek Islands for 2024

Conde Nast Traveler has published a list of the top twenty nine Greek islands to visit in 2024, each with its own 'best for' category. With more than 200 inhabited Greek islands to choose from, Conde Nast Traveler - through...

Syros, Greece Voted Second Most Welcoming Destination in the World

The island of Syros in Greece has been voted the second most welcoming destination in the world, according to traveler reviews at Booking.com. The Brazilian city of Arraial d'Ajuda, famed for its azure blue beaches, was voted as the top...

Nonstop Flights to Greece From 7 US Cities This Summer

The 2024 season will be a great one for direct flights from the US to Greece, as seven different airports and cities in the US offer nonstop flights to Athens. This includes Atlanta, Boston, Chicago, Washington, Philadelphia, New York,...