Apr 10
Direct flight from Shanghai to Athens offers access to key tourism market for Greece

Athens will take part for the first time in the large tourist exhibition “ ITB China” to take place in Shanghai in May by participating in the Greek National Tourism Organization’s (GNTO) stand The Chinese airline Juneyao marked a significant opening to the Greek tourism market on April 2nd with the inauguration of the first […]

Jan 12
OASA: Boarding metro, trams and buses with a bank card

Passengers, in addition to ATH.ENA Ticket or ATH.ENA Card, will be able to use a bank card The pilot application for the use of bank cards and smartphones for public transport is just around the corner. The new applications, as stated in a relevant announcement by the OASA, allow the use of bank cards and […]

Nov 30
Cape Sounio Grecotel Boutique Resort

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Nov 24
10 train journeys that offer once-in-a-lifetime experiences

Catch the northern lights from your coach, or get up to Machu Picchu without a trek aboard these trains For many, the charm of slow travel trumps the convenience of flights. The experience of interacting with fellow travellers and soaking in the surreal sights of snow-dusted mountaintops, glacial lakes, paddy fields and imposing viaducts remains unmatched. From […]

Oct 30
A Café Experience in a Wondrous Greek Mountain Setting

We visit Napoleon Zaglis, who runs a café with a long history in the richly atmospheric village of Kalarytes, Tzoumerka Getting to Kalarytes was no mean feat. From Arta, we had to navigate 83 challenging kilometres of winding mountain roads, passing through villages like Pramanta and Melissourgoi along the way. Kalarytes and its neighbouring village, […]

Oct 20
AMAN calls for free coverage and safety of media people in Middle East

The Alliance of Mediterranean News Agencies (AMAN) expressed its sorrow and concern over media reports about tragic incidents against journalists and media people in the war-torn area of Middle East. “There have been reports that a Reuters video journalist and Palestinian journalists were killed, journalists from AFP and Al Jazeera were wounded while the house of […]

Oct 12
Take it from the Top: Exploring Lycabettus

At Lycabettus and its surrounding areas you’ll find wonderful places to eat and drink, abundant nature, stunning views and more I live halfway up Lycabettus hill, so close to the church of St George that crowns it and can be seen from around the city, that I can hear the Greek flag flapping in the […]

Aug 28
Athens, City of Michelin Stars

Greece’s chefs and restauranteurs are constantly raising the stakes and the world’s experts are noticing Over the last few years, a growing number of innovative, high-quality restaurants with sophisticated and creative menus in the Greek capital are receiving global distinctions, including Michelin stars. Diners seeking highly palatable foodie adventures in the city have a far […]

Aug 23
A Guide to the Best Beaches in Lefkada

The island boasts a string of breathtaking sandy beaches, each with its own unique charm and character Just off the west coast of the Greek mainland, in the turquoise waters of the Ionian Sea, the island of Lefkada is an absolute haven for beach lovers and water sports enthusiasts. The island boasts a string of […]

Aug 18
The World’s Most (and Least) Powerful Passports – Where is Greece (infographic)

Passport in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria are the least favourable Singapore has the most powerful passport in the world, according to the Henley Passport Index, with its citizens able to visit 192 countries without a prior visa. Germany, Italy, and Spain come in joint second place, with their citizens able to visit 190 countries. Even […]