Athina Onassis Sells Skorpios Island to Russian Billionaire

Athina Onassis has agreed to sell Skorpios to the daughter of Russian billionaire Dmitry Rybolovlev. The private island was bought from Athina's grandfather, legendary...

Greek City Thessaloniki, European City of the Future 2014

The annual competition organized by the Financial Times’ FDI magazine (Foreign Direct Investments), declared Thessaloniki, northern Greece, to be the best European city of...

Greek Bureaucracy Said ‘No’ to Game of Thrones Producers Wanting to Film in Ikaria

The beauty of Greek landscapes is indisputable, however, Greek bureaucracy often manages to turn away filmmakers wanting to shoot in Greece. Many productions have requested...

Greece Ranks Second on 2014 Blue Flag Beach List

The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature (EEPF), the national operator of the international “Blue Flag” program, announced a further 21 Greek beaches and...

Lihadonisia: The Maldives of Greece!

Lihadonisia, are the Seychelles of Greece. In the northern Gulf of Euboea, between Kamena Vourla and Euboea, there are a cluster of islands, called...

Greece’s Beaches for Nude Lovers

While topless sunbathing can be found almost everywhere in Greece, true nude beaches are a little harder to find. Greece has an abundance of...

Escape Rooms in Athens Are More Popular Than The Acropolis

The beach can wait. Acropolis will always be there. Plaka and Monastiraki can be visited some other time. A visit to Athens’ “escape rooms” is...

Using Jewish Heritage, Thessaloniki Woos Tourists

Thessaloniki is more than just Greece's second city, but a place with rich cultural heritage and Jewish history, one which city and tourist officials...

Greece’s Tourism: From 33,000 Visitors in 1950 to 18 Million in 2014

Tourism is Greece’s heaviest industry. It may sound like a common witticism to many people, but this is the truth and if you take...

World’s Richest Saudi Prince Visits Crete Combining Vacation and Investments

The world's richest Saudi prince and one of the most powerful people globally, Prince Al-Waleed bin Talal, arrived on the island of Crete, Greece...

9 Souvenirs to Take Home From Greece

People who visit Greece always want to take small souvenirs back home, either to treat their friends and family or to remember their journey and...

Greece Tapping into Space Tourism?

Vassilis Kapernaros, member of the political party Independent Greeks, submitted his proposal for the transformation of the Kalamata International Airport to a rocket launch...

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