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Travel industry professionals tell us what travel will look like after COVID-19

Border closures, luxury hotel quarantine and cancellations abound as the coronavirus pandemic slowly took over the world. People are already itching to get onto a plane to make up for …

News

Greece announces total travel ban with Turkey and UK flight ban

On Monday Greece announced the temporary suspension of all transport links with Turkey and also the suspension of all flights to the United Kingdom. Government spokesperson Aristotelia Peloni told a …

Features

Sublime Trieste, a mosaic of nationalities with haunting Greek remnants

There are few cities so sublime as Trieste. It is a work of art, architecture, geography topography and variety. Its people are a mosaic, at once Byzantine, Hapsburg, and Italian, …

Life

Solo female travel to Greece: Melissa shares her tips

Would you take a leap of faith, jump on an airplane and fly to Greece alone? Melissa Douglas, a British travel writer and blogger, did and she shared the experience …

Life

The world is your oyster when you have a Greek passport

Greek passport holders can give themselves a pat on the back because they have in their possession one of the most travel-friendly documents in the world today. According to the …

Life

Calimera from Magna Graecia and the Griko people of Apulia

The opening scene of our new documentary said it all – ‘this is not a police chase, it’s a Greek chase’ – as a friendly Italian allowed us to follow …

Life

New Leda and Swan fresco unveiled to the public on ancient Pompeii site

The Ancient Greek legend of Leda the Aetolian princess being ravished by the Zeus in the form of a swan has inspired many works of art over the ages. Most …

Life

Faces of Hagia Sophia, from Orthodox Cathedral to recent threats of turning it into a mosque again

1.Architectural masterpiece On 23 February 532, Emperor Justinian I wanted to built the most majestic basilica to honour God at the site where two previous cathedrals had stood. He chose …

Life

Danubian Byzantium: Greece in Belgrade

Geography, so goes the saying, is destiny. Belgrade is a city founded by natural and political geography. A hilly salient at the confluence of two major rivers, the Danube and …

Life

Tarpon Springs, a Greek port in Florida

I was not sure what to expect of Tarpon Springs, Florida. The small fishing town on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast was “famous” in Greek America for being an authentically …