Tapping Into Greece’s Hidden Wealth: Our Ten Best Natural Hot Springs

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,...

Greek Hotel Readies to Host Oscar-Nominated Celebrities

A luxury hotel in Halkidiki, northern Greece, has been selected to host Oscar nominees for an unforgettable weeklong holiday next to the Aegean blue...
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Mykonos Flaunts its Green Side as Spring Arrives (video)

This magnificent video of the landscape of the island of Mykonos in late February shows a different side of the cosmopolitan island. As Spring begins...

Greek Luxury Hotel Chain Aqua Vista Wins Four Scandinavian Awards

The Aqua Vista hotel chain, a group of the most beautiful luxury hotels in Greece, won four prizes at the Greek Travel Awards which...

Greece Approves Huge Luxury Development and Marina Projects

The Greek government on Tuesday gave the green light to three tourism investment projects totaling 240.5 million euros ($272.85 million) on several Greek islands. The...

Saudi Arabian Airlines Announces New Riyadh-Athens Flight

Just in time for the tourist season, there will be a new direct flight launched by Saudia, Saudi Arabia's Airlines, with the international destination...

Construction of New International Airport in Crete Set to Begin

The Greek government is expected next week to ratify a contract for the construction and operation of the new international airport in Heraklion, Crete. The...

Crete’s Minoan Treasures Are Still in UNESCO Limbo

By Phil Butler* It has been called “Europe’s oldest city.” The Palace at Knossos on Crete was the center of European culture from before 2800...

The Greek Ghost-Town of Paleo Mavronoros in Epirus

Paleo Mavronoros, an abandoned village in the Greek province of Epirus, has a long history of valiant resistance to tyrannical overlords -- and a unique...

The Dark Secret of The Greek Island Paradise of Trikeri

The tiny island of Trikeri in the Pagasitic Gulf off the end of the Pelion peninsula is one of Greece's lesser-known idylls. There are no...

Electric Tuk-tuk Vehicles Coming to Greece

Soon, Greek citizens and tourists alike will have the option of catching a ride in a new type of auto rickshaw. Also known as...

Spending a Day in Athens’ Plaka District

Visiting the Plaka district in Athens is an experience that stays with travelers for a lifetime. With its colorful neoclassic buildings and ruins waiting to...

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