Greece’s Andros Island Beckons New York Times Readers

Greece's Andros Island, a pearl in the islands belonging to the Cyclades archipelago, has recently been listed among the top 52 "most cherished" places...

Greek Students in the United Kingdom Will Need Visas in Future

Greek students will now need visas to study in the United Kingdom -- a mark of the new reality now that Great Britain is...

Quarantines Reimposed for EU and Other Travelers to Greece

Quarantines have been reimposed on travelers coming into Greece after a short break over the holidays, according to a joint ministerial decision issued on...

Hydra’s Secret History and the Riddle of Its Name

I remember growing up on Hydra every summer in the 1980s, leaving my Salt Lake City, Utah home, to go to our...

Lake Plastiras: Greece’s Idyllic Man-Made Lake that Looks Like Switzerland

Lake Plastiras, located in central Greece, is known as "Little Switzerland" for its idyllic landscape that resembles the Swiss Alps. The stunning blue lake...

Stanley Johnson, British PM’s Father, Chooses France Over Greece for Citizenship

Stanley Johnson, the father of British PM Boris Johnson, who owns a villa in Greece and has spoken repeatedly of his love for the...

When Pierre Cardin Designed the Olympic Airways Uniforms Making Fashion History

Pierre Cardin, who passed away on Tuesday, was the designer of the Olympic Airways flight attendant uniforms in the glory days of the airline. The...

London to Athens Flight Makes Emergency Landing after Co-Pilot Falls Unconscious

A British Airways flight from London to Athens was forced to make an emergency landing in Zurich on Saturday after the co-pilot fell unconscious...

First Hilton Hotel Opens in Crete

The Royal Senses Resort is now the first Hilton Hotel in Crete, as a member of its Curio Collection, a global portfolio of more...

Santorini Named “Best Island in Europe” at Global Traveler Awards

Greece, and in particular the island of Santorini, received high praise at the 2020 Global Traveler Awards, held virtually on Monday by the United...

Aradena: Crete’s Ghost-Town Hanging on the Edge of a Gorge

Aradena is an abandoned settlement in the region of Sfakia on the island of Crete, which attracts thousands of visitors every year, despite being...

New Mandatory 10-Day Quarantine, Negative Covid Test for All Foreign Arrivals in Greece

In order to attempt to restrict transmission of the coronavirus over the holiday season, Greece announced a mandatory 10-day quarantine on Monday for all...

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