An Ode to Santorini’s Silent Workers: The Donkeys and Mules that Built Greece’s Paradise

By Michael Ermogenis* There is no excuse for animal abuse, exploitation or cruelty. Let’s just state that up front, so there is no confusion about...

Greek Mayor Nixes Airbnb Luxury Tents on Public Beaches

A businesswoman on Crete recently discovered a new way to tap into the tourist industry by offering tents on a beach in Gavdos, the...

Explore the Ten Best Beaches on Chios, Greece’s Island of a Thousand Faces

Surrounded by the sparkling, deep sapphire waters of the Aegean Sea, Chios is the fifth-largest island in Greece, and it is a hidden gem...
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Passengers Miraculously Unhurt After Small Plane Crashes in Northern Greece (video)

A small plane crushed near Grevena, northern Greece, on Thursday, as it attempted an emergency landing due to engine failure. The pilot was slightly injured...

Which Greek Paradise Should You Visit? Find Your Ideal Island Destination

Endless sandy beaches, turquoise waters, captivating sunset views, flourishing green landscapes, magical villages. Greece is an enchanting place full of pleasant surprises and unforgettable...

Ten Things to Do in Kavala: The Beautiful Gateway to Macedonia

The city of Kavala in northern Greece, which rises up from the sea like an amphitheater, is a gem waiting to be explored for...

Lefkada island: A Touch of the Caribbean in Greece

Located in the Ionian sea, Lefkada is a stunning island, even by Greek standards. It connects to the mainland by a small bridge and...

Corfu’s Canal d’Amour, The Greek Channel of Love

One of the most beautiful and well-known beaches on the island of Corfu, the picturesque Canal d'Amour or "Channel of Love" is known throughout...

5+1 Reasons to Visit Thessaloniki This Summer

Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city and capital of Macedonia is at the same time historic and avant-garde, and an ideal destination for a short...

Milos Island a Dazzling Cycladic Treasure

Milos is a volcanic island, and is the southwesternmost island in the Cyclades group. Because of its volcanic origin, Milos possesses a captivating colorful...

Greece’s Skiathos Hosts Moroccan Royalty

The princess of Morocco Lalla Salma and her son, successor of the throne Moulay Hassan, arrived on the island of Skiathos on Saturday afternoon...

What You Need to Know Before Renting a Car in Greece

Driving in Greece, especially in Athens, might seem difficult or even intimidating, but there is a certain rhythm -- and once you get into it with a good rental, driving in Greece is a breeze.

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