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Travelling to Greece in times of Covid-19

Travelling to Greece in times of Covid-19

Tony Kariotis In the first half of 2020, many European countries closed their borders and imposed strict travel restrictions. But as the number of cases started to decline, countries began reopening for…

New application launched for Tinos Trails

New application launched for Tinos Trails

The new application for Tinos trails has arrived. The app was developed by the Municipality of Tinos and Social Co-operative Enterprise Paths of Greece, with funding from the South Aegean Region. Available in…

Mykonos added to UK's safe travel list

Mykonos added to UK’s safe travel list

The Greek island of Mykonos, the Canary Islands, the Maldives and Denmark have been added to the UK’s travel corridor list. From 4am on Sunday 25 October, passengers arriving to the UK…

Crete added to the UK's travel corridor list

Crete added to the UK’s travel corridor list

The largest Greek island, Crete, has been added to the UK’s “travel corridor”. This means that any holidaymakers returning to the UK after 4am on Sunday 18th October, won’t need to quarantine.…

Naxos connected to the mainland’s power grid

Naxos connected to the mainland’s power grid

The island of Naxos was connected to the mainland’s power grid on Tuesday evening. According to project coordinators, the Cyclades Interconnection is an important project for the Greek economy. By providing high-voltage…

Five Greek islands added to England's quarantine-free list

Five Greek islands added to England’s quarantine-free list

Five Greek islands have been added to the England’s quarantine exemption list, Transport Secretary Grant Shapps announced on Thursday. Arrivals from Lesvos, Santorini, Serifos, Tinos and Zakynthos, will no longer have to…

Greek PM attends August 15 liturgy in Crete

Greek PM attends August 15 liturgy in Crete

This year’s feast of the Dormition of Our Most Holy Lady Theotokos and Ever-Virgin Mary may have required loved ones to social distance from each other, but they are nevertheless “more united than ever,” Prime Minister…

Panagia Evangelistria Tinos

Panagia of Tinos

Panagia of Tinos, also known as the Megalochari of Tinos (Great Grace) or Evangelistria of Tinos (Our Lady of Good Tidings), is the national patron saint and protector of Greece. The name…

July 23- Feast Day of Agia Pelagia tis Tinou

July 23- Feast Day of Agia Pelagia tis Tinou

On the 23rd of July, the Greek Orthodox Church and Tinos celebrates the feast day of Agia Pelagia. It is an important feast where the icon is taken to the Monastery of…

SNOW IN GREECE

Extreme cold front in Greece brings plenty of snow

Many parts of Greece were covered in snow in the early hours of the morning, including areas of the northern suburbs of Attica. Police have announced the road above the “Zygos” restaurant…

PM Mitsotakis enjoys a short family holiday in Chania 1

PM Mitsotakis enjoys a short family holiday in Chania

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is currently enjoying a summer holiday with his family on the island of Crete, where the PM was spotted having a swim at Marmara beach in the…

Greece’s PM Mitsotakis attends August 15 liturgy in Tinos 3

Greece’s PM Mitsotakis attends August 15 liturgy in Tinos

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis was on the island of Tinos to celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary, where he prayed to Panagia for the blessing of all firefighters and rescuers…

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Greek world celebrates the Dormition of the Virgin Mary

Greeks all over the world celebrate the Dormition of the Virgin Mary today, which next to Easter, is the most sacred and most celebrated feast day of the Orthodox calendar. In countries…

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The Church of Panagia Evangelistria in Tinos

Panagia of Tinos, also known as the Megalochari of Tinos (Great Grace) or Evangelistria of Tinos (Our Lady of Good Tidings), is the national patron saint and protector of Greece. The name…

Which Greek island is for you? 10

Which Greek island is for you?

There are approximately 6000 Greek islands and islets in the Aegean and Ionian Seas to discover (ok, some are unreachable and untouched!) and those that are indeed inhabited each have a singular…

Greek PM is heading to Crete for a family holiday 12

Greek PM is heading to Crete for a family holiday

Greece’s Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced he will be making his way to Crete with his family over the weekend for a short holiday, before heading over to the Holy Island of…

PM Mitsotakis attends Vespers Service in Tinos 14

PM Mitsotakis attends Vespers Service in Tinos

Greece’s new Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis has taken his first official break as PM, to spend 24 hours with his family on the Holy Island of Tinos. Prime Minister Mitsotakis travelled to…

Yiayiades from Tinos hand-knit sweaters for popular French fashion brand 19

Yiayiades from Tinos hand-knit sweaters for popular French fashion brand

In 2018, Atelier Bartavelle, a French fashion brand created in Paris by Alexia Tronel and Caroline Perdrix, launched Itinérance (Travelogue) a project development of their personal brand Atelier Bartavelle. Their travelogue starts…

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