Kapiniaris: We used to be the enemy

Growing up Greek in Australia in the sixties, seventies and eighties wasn’t always easy. But according to actor and comedian George Kapiniaris, comedies like Acropolis Now helped to change attitudes towards migrant families as they integrated.

The Byzantine Eagle Has Landed

On 30 September the very spirit of Byzantium will be rekindled in Athens with the official opening of “Hagia Sophia”, the new football stadium of AEK Athens, in Nea Filadelfeia. The new stadium, officially known as OPAP Arena, recalls the Asia Minor roots of AEK (Athlitikί Énosis Konstantinoupόleos) in an architectural and engineering marvel that…

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays further expand its biggest ever programme to Greece

Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have expanded their 2023 programme to Greece even further – thanks to the addition of new routes and extended seasons. Following a hugely successful Summer 22 – which saw the companies operate their biggest ever programme to Greece without making a single cancellation – Jet2.com and Jet2holidays have put an even bigger…

The New Holistic Face of Andros  

Over the last few years, Andros, the second largest Cycladic island after Naxos and only two hours away from Rafina port by ferry, found its place on the world map when it became known as a top European hiking destination. Called Hydroussa in antiquity because of its abundance of water, it is the lushest of…

Dan Bilzerian spotted walking the streets of Mykonos (PHOTOS)

The eccentric Dan Bilzerian, or the “king of Instagram” as he calls himself, was in Mykonos with young beauties who accompany him every moment of the day. Bilzerian was captured enjoying with his girls the alleys of Mykonos and a well-known restaurant of the island. After missing from Instagram for several weeks, he now does…

Top 10 tourist destinations in Greece

GCT has put together a list of the top 10 tourist destinations in Greece, which are by far some of the most frequently visited spots by local and international tourists each year and areas you will definitely want to visit at least once in your lifetime.  

Oscar-winning writer Dustin Black and husband 'escape' to Greece after punch-up in London gay bar

The Oscar-winning screenwriter of Milk, Dustin Lance Black, 48, revealed on his Instagram account on Monday that he suffered a ‘serious head injury’ last month and soon after escaped to Greece with husband, British Olympic gold-medalist diver Tom Daley reports the Daily Mail. According to the media outlet, Black had been assaulted in a London gay…

AEGEAN once again recognised as the "Best Regional Airline in Europe"

AEGEAN received another important distinction at this year’s 2022 Skytrax World Airline Awards, winning for the 11th consecutive year and 12th in the last thirteen years, the title of “Best Regional Airline in Europe”. Specifically, in the awards announced on Friday, September 23 in London, AEGEAN was awarded as the “Best Regional Airline in Europe”…

The pilot of the Santorini-Athens flight went viral: “We stepped on it, we tore it up – We are not…” – Greece 

The pilot of the flight from Santorini to Athens took to informing his passengers in a ’greek-style’ fashion, of the flight delay which went viral a few days ago. In particular, there was a long delay in take-off due to a problem with the air conditioning of the aircraft. When the plane finally took off,…