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Athens Announces Reduced Transport Ahead of May Day Rallies

Disruption is expected in Athens tomorrow as labor activists stage rallies and demonstrations to mark May 1, International Workers' Day. A rally by two large...

Greek Priest Wins 4-Day Endurance Race (photos)

A Greek priest who ran in a punishing 90-hour race while wearing full religious garb has helped raise thousands for charity. Pater Theodoros from a...

Athens Takes Over as World Book Capital for 2018

(Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos addresses the event: Photo Marios Lolos/Xinhua) Athens was honored on World Book Day on Monday taking over as World Book Capital...

Athens Keeps Schools Open for Locals and Refugees

An initiative by the City of Athens to keep schools open after class for Greeks and refugees alike has won acclaim by the Council...

African Dust Clouds Return to Athens

The atmosphere around Athens on Sunday was full of dust blown from North Africa, leaving the skies over Attica cloudy and visibility limited. Dust clouds...
Port of Chania, blurred by the African dust.

Dust Clouds Returning to Greece, Scientists Warn

Greece's meteorologists are warning of a return of the wind-borne Saharan dust which blanketed many parts of the country last month. The Athens National Observatory's...

Athens: Greece’s Easter Monday Ghost Town

Greek Easter is about the only week-long religious event which can both fill the streets of a European capital to bursting point and also...

Athens Council Targets Hundreds of Abandoned Kiosks (video)

Athens city council plans to withdraw the licenses of hundreds of abandoned street kiosks in a bid to clean up the streets and free...

Perfect Spots for Walking in Downtown Athens

The interesting views of the Greek capital are better appreciated and enjoyed if walking down its streets at a relaxed pace. Now, with the weather...

What to Do in Plaka, Athens

One of the places in Athens that visitors love to enjoy is Plaka, quite close to the Acropolis, and stretching almost all the way...

Photo of an Old Man with his Cat Goes Viral

A photo of an old man and his cat taken by an amateur photographer in Athens touched both internet users and an Italian Vogue...
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...

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