Hidden away, on the tiny Greek island of Antiparos, nestled amongst the hills, ruins, rocks and sand dunes on a 30 acre slice of paradise, lies The Rooster, the most talked about hotel in Greece this summer.
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The Greek islands are a distinguishing feature of Greece’s morphology and an integral part of the country’s culture across the ages, each with its own past and a story to tell about how it got its name.
After years of delays, the long-awaited ‘Merge’ – the software upgrade to Ethereum, the most popular cryptocurrency platform – is finally complete, making the system much more energy efficient.
Like the elite Greek soldiers bursting out of the Trojan Horse in Troy, Iordanes Spyridon Gogos has exploded onto the creative scene with a vengeance, seizing it by storm. After staging his debut runway show at Afterpay Australian Fashion Week 2021, Gogos has received widespread acclaim for its colourful celebration of community and collaboration. Now in the midst of his first solo exhibition, Greek City Times speaks to the creative genius himself.
A new book by veteran Royal watcher Ian Lloyd, The Duke: 100 Chapters In The Life Of Prince Philip, unearths some interesting particulars pertaining to the Greek background of the Prince and his Greek connections that you probably never knew. Or in some hilarious cases, never wanted to know.
Advising its reader to “Ditch your guidebooks and venture to these lesser-known gems”, leading travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler has published a list of the 22 most ‘underrated’ cities in Europe that should not be overlooked by tourists.
Called an insightful anthology, ‘Her Voice: Greek Women and their Friends’ contains the individual stories of 42 women – Greek Australian women and their friends to be precise – as they reflect upon the challenges that they have encountered on a myriad of levels in Australia over decades.
Every year 25 million pieces of luggage are lost on average, out of the 4.3 billion items that are checked in. This year, lost luggage numbers are much higher. But where do suitcases that are never again to be reunited with their owners actually end up? Learn more about the stores that sell your stuff and the auctions that give away your belongings.
The rich have accumulated wealth during the pandemic and they are looking to spend it on travel, it would seem, as the world experiences a major boom in luxury worldwide travel. The impressive growth in luxury travel worldwide is expected to last at least until 2026, predict experts from the international luxury travel network Virtuoso.
‘Christina O’, the beautiful yacht that once belonged to Aristotle Onassis, made its annual appearance on Mykonos shores yesterday, anchored serenely in the waters of Nammos Beach Club at Psarou beach.
High above the sun-baked Greek island of Hydra, the Greek God Apollo presides, his face shining a warm welcome to those entering the island’s horseshoe-shaped port, fringed perfectly with its symmetry of mansions and stone walls.
Over 100,000 kilograms of plastic has been removed from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch (GPGP) in a record haul orchestrated by non-profit ‘The Ocean Cleanup’: “If we repeat this 100,000 kilogram haul 1,000 times – the Great Pacific Garbage Patch will be gone.”
“G’day Elon Musk, I’m a reporter at ABC News that’s been covering the discovery of SpaceX debris in Australia. Just wondering, is anyone from your team coming to collect it? Here’s a pic of one of the pieces.” Reporter sends message to SpaceX founder after the discovery of 3 metre tall space debris in sheep paddocks in Australia.
The Archaeological Site of Olympia, in the historic and culturally rich region of Ilia, Greece, was a fitting venue for an event held this week by the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports, designed to kickstart a government initiative to strengthen synergies between culture and tourism.
With a new underwater museum where visitors can explore the remains of a 2500-year-old shipwreck, the Alonissos Marine Park is the largest reserve of its kind in the world, a place of unspoilt natural beauty that is home to a fascinating variety of flora, fauna and marine life including the critically endangered Mediterranean monk seal.