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The charms of the Museum of Cycladic Art for 2021

The charms of the Museum of Cycladic Art for 2021

A Greek Presidential Guard, a woman wearing an Amalia costume, and an Evzones’ tsarouchi have been revealed as the charms of the Museum of Cycladic Art for 2021. The charms for 2021…

Acropolis flooded after downpour

Acropolis flooded after downpour

Hours of torrential rainfall on Thursday flooded parts of Athens, including the Acropolis. Images of the Acropolis flooded has sparked concerns online about the adequate protection of one of the most famous…

Greek-Illyrian Helmet Found In Southern Dalmatia, Croatia

Greek-Illyrian Helmet Found In Southern Dalmatia, Croatia

A team of archaeologists have excavated graves dating back to the 11th century BC. In one of them, a multitude of jewellery was discovered, as well as a special Greek-Illyrian helmet, one of only a few found in the entire world

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Greek guitar goddess Orianthi releases new album ‘O’

Platinum selling singer, songwriter and world class guitarist Orianthi has just released her new long-awaited album ‘O’. Here’s what she has to say about her new work as well as her famous collaborations with rock royalty and global superstars including Carlos Santana, Michael Jackson, Alice Cooper, Prince, Richie Sambora and more.

A Cretan Baker's Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos 2

A Cretan Baker’s Life: 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos

Business Insider published a tear-jerking tribute to one of the last people in Greece who still creates phyllo dough from hand, 86-year-old Giorgos Hatziparaskos. In the local community of Rethymno, Crete, where…

Statue head Athens

Head of ancient statue found just metres under the ground in Athens

In an amazing discovery, a large head of an ancient statue has been found just meters below the ground during a routine road upgrade in Athens. Mayor of Athens Kostas Bakoyannis says he is filled with “pride and admiration” for the beautiful and unique Athens.

Nafplio

Exploring beautiful Nafplio in Autumn

Named Greece’s prettiest and most romantic town, Nafplio is just two hours from Athens. A perfect destination for all seasons, but this magical town is in particular an ideal Autumn getaway because unlike many Aegean islands, which usually begin hibernating at the end of October, Nafplio is still buzzing in the cooler months.

Lycabettus Hill is a must see in Athens

Lycabettus Hill is a must see in Athens

Standing 277 meters above sea level, Lycabettus Hill (sometimes spelt Lykavitos) is the highest point of Athens. Climbing up to the top is definitely worth the 360° views of Athens! It takes…

SMS 13033 for movement during lockdown

SMS 13033 for movement during lockdown

All individuals residing in Greece will be required to send an SMS text message to 13033 in order to obtain permission to leave their homes during the lockdown. The SMS to 13033 should be formatted…

Volkswagen group to electrify Astypalaia

Volkswagen group to electrify Astypalaia

German auto giant, Volkswagen Group, has signed a deal with the Greek government to replace Astypalaia’s polluting cars with electric vehicles, scooters and bikes. The pioneering pilot project which will run for…