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Greek Restaurateur Saves Choking Customer in Dramatic Video

A Greek restaurant owner in Chania, Crete, saved the life of a customer who was choking last Saturday by applying an emergency procedure called...

Karpathos: The Greek Island Where Women Dominate

Karpathos is the second-largest island in the Dodecanese island chain, located southwest of Rhodes. Because of its remote location, local people there have preserved...

Passenger Traffic in Greek Airports On The Rise

Passenger traffic in Greek airports grew 8.4 percent in the first four months of the year, totaling 10,709,690 passengers, from the 9,880,700 passengers seen...

Ten Unforgettable Things to Do Around Athens’ Syntagma Square

Syntagma Square has literally been the very heart of Athens ever since the city became the capital of the modern Greek state. With the...

German Tourists in Ancient Greek Clothing Banned from the Acropolis

A group of German tourists wearing ancient Greek clothing are alleging that they were recently banned from entering the Athens' Acropolis because they were...

Greece’s Unique Guitar-Shaped Islet Loved by the Beatles (video)

Agia Triada (Saint Trinity) is a small islet just opposite Evia's town of Eretria, in central Greece, and its natural beauty, along with its...

Greece Takes Award for Second-Best Beaches on the Planet

The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) announced on Tuesday the awards for the highest quality beaches for 2019, with Greece coming in second in the entire...

Athens Airport Among Top Three in the World

The Eleftherios Venizelos International Airport in Athens is considered to be among the best three in the world, according to recent survey by Air...

Greek Holiday Resort Turns Into a Swingers Paradise (video)

Hundreds of daring couples from all over the world have descended onto a holiday resort in Crete for what promises to be a six-day...

Greek Parliament Approves Construction of New International Airport on Crete

Legislation ratifying a concessions contract for the new international airport at Kastelli, on Crete, was approved in principle by a wide majority in the...

Syros Airport and Port Upgrades Bring Cycladic Tourism to Next Level

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades islands archipelago, is focusing on the tourist industry and is taking positive action to increase visitation to the...

Unique Taxi Service Offers Customers a Side of Greek Philoxenia with Their Ride

By Sylvia Klimaki Philoxenia is the Greek word synonymous with "hospitality" (it is literally translated as “friend to a stranger”) but it has a deeper,...

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