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Flying to Greece? Here are the Updated Conditions of Entry

If you are flying to Greece until Monday, February 7, 2022, you need to adhere to the updated conditions of entry issued by the Civil Aviation Authority on Saturday. Overseas flight directives aimed at halting the pandemic and limiting the...

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 gone viral thanks to a photographer who posted the video on January 14. Stefanos Addimando uploaded the short video on Instagram and called it...

Matt Barrett: The Greek-American Who Devotes His Life Writing About Greece

Greek-American Matt Barrett has written millions of words about Greece. Spending his time between Greece and the USA he has over the years created travel pages on the internet that have become a unique resource not only for tourists...

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...

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

The isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnese, is like paradise.

Spectacular Drone Video Captures Aitoliko, Greece’s “Little Venice”

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...

US Airlines Warn 5G at Airports Could Cause Chaos

The U.S's largest airlines warned on Monday of "chaos" to their operations if telecommunication companies proceed with rolling out 5G technology without restricting the technology near airports. The airlines want some 5G implementation, set to start on Wednesday, delayed near...

High Speed Train Runs One Year Late in Greece

The first high-speed train in Greece originally scheduled to begin service in March 2021 on the Athens-Thessaloniki route is almost one year late. On Monday, rail operator Trainose announced that the fourth train is on its way to Greece from...

The Magnificent Church of Saint Nicholas at Syros Island, Greece

The Church of Saint Nicholas, a magnificent church in Ermoupolis, the capital of Syros island, took 22 years to build. Overlooking the Cycladic island, Saint Nicholas' construction began in 1848, according to the designs of a Greek architect named G. Metaxas....

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Greece This Summer

Greece is the perfect summer destination, and not just because of its famous beaches and countless islands, but also because of its rich culture, tasty food, and fascinating history. Whether you are a history buff, or prefer a quiet vacation...

Marriott Set to Open Beachfront Hotel in Costa Navarino, Greece

Marriott is set to open an impressive beachfront hotel in Costa Navarino, Greece, which will be a new luxury destination in the Peloponnese. The "W Costa Navarino," the company's latest foray into the European market, will open this Summer. The...

New Covid-19 Measures for Ferry Travel in Greece

In the wake of increased transmission of Covid-19 in the country due to Omicron, Greece has announced new measures for traveling by ferry on Wednesday. According to the new rules, which apply to ferries on all routes, the unvaccinated must...

Shipwreck in Lefkada, Greece a Monument to the Tragedy of Migration

A shipwreck on the Greek island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea has become a poignant monument to the human tragedy of migration. The wreck of an old rusty trawler that locals believe had sailed from Tunisia, lies abandoned on Gaidaros...

Prasonisi, Rhodes: Greek Island in Winter, Peninsula in Summer

Prasonisi in Rhodes, the biggest Greek island of the Dodecanese, is a stunning beach that surprises visitors depending on when they visit. It transforms itself from being an island to a peninsula depending on the season. Only 92 kilometers (57...

Heraklion: Discover the Capital of Crete

Heraklion, the capital of the Greek island of Crete, is an ancient city that perhaps is under-appreciated for its many attractions.