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The Mystery of the Sleeping Giant in Greece’s Naxos (photos)

A giant ancient statue is lying on its back for centuries on a hill at the Greek island of Naxos. The Kouros of Apollonas, also...

Anthony Bourdain’s Love for Greece

Every time Bourdain was doing a show in Greece, his eyes sparkled with love and admiration for the country.

Byzantine Church on Greek Island Wins European Heritage Award

The Byzantine church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos is one of the winners of the 2018 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, an...

Quad-Bike Renters Picket Mykonos, Naxos Ports in Road-Ban Protest

Mykonos police and port authority are braced for protests on Wednesday as owners of businesses which rent all-terrain vehicles to tourists are blocking the port...

Taxman Busts Businesses on Greek Islands

Early revenue inspections on some popular Greek islands appear to have seen dozens of businesses fall foul of the taxman. After a raid by Independent Authority...
Zakynthos and its most famous beach, Navagio (Courtesy of Yandex).

Traveler’s Choice Awards and the Top Ten Greek Destinations (photos)

Tripadvisor's Traveller's Choice Awards 2018 has presented the list of the top ten Greek destinations for 2018. These are the places that you need...
The main town of Naxos, Chora, seen from the islet of Ariadne, the Portara (Courtesy of Gabi Ancarola).

Archaeological Sites to Visit in Naxos Island

Naxos is big a Greek island located in the Aegean Sea and part of the group of the Cycladic Islands. This favorite touristic destination...

Bollywood Videoclip Shot on Naxos Reaches 120 Million Views in Less than a...

It is not often that a Bollywood video is shot somewhere other than India, but then again, Naxos island is not just any other place. Makes...

Norwegian Divers Discover Roman-era Shipwrecks off Naxos Island

Divers exploring the reef off the coast of Naxos island, were in for a surprise when they discovered a cluster of ancient shipwrecks. The eight...

Greek Island of Naxos Transformed for Bollywood Blockbuster Movie (photos)

Almost 200 people, singers, actors, dancers and production staff descended to the Aegean island of Naxos for the shooting of an upcoming Indian blockbuster...

Naxos Tavern Owner Finds Clever Way to Protest Against Heavy Taxes, Austerity

A tavern owner on Naxos found an inventive way to protest against the heavy taxes and overall austerity imposed upon Greek people in the...

The Greek Island of Naxos Wins Guinness World Record for Frying 554 Kilos of...

The Greek island of Naxos has found its way into the Guinness World records Book for something that you might not expect -- for...

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