Tag: World Health Organization

Cyprus: Children over 12 must wear masks

Cyprus: Children over 12 must wear masks

The Cypriot government announced that everyone over the age of 12 must wear a face covering. Following the recommendation issued by the World Health Organization (WHO), the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Cyprus decided…

Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

Cyprus and Egypt discuss the situation in the Eastern Mediterranean

The Foreign Ministers of Cyprus and Egypt, Nikos Christodoulides and Sameh Shoukry, on Sunday held a telephone conversation regarding Eastern Mediterranean developments, according to Cyprus Mail. According to a Foreign Ministry statement,…

Village in Xanthi on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Village in Xanthi on lockdown after coronavirus spike

Greece’s Civil Protection placed the village of Echinos in the region of Xanthi, northern Greece, on a strict lockdown for a week following 73 new coronavirus cases and four deaths over the…

Bloomberg: "Greece Looks Like a Safer Destination Now"

Bloomberg: “Greece Looks Like a Safer Destination Now”

The successful management of the coronavirus pandemic by the government is rewarded, Ferdinando Giugliano wrote in an article published on Bloomberg entitled: “Greece Looks Like a Safer Destination Now”. Giugliano says that…

Greek PM on Bloomberg: 2021 is a year of strong recovery

Greek PM on Bloomberg: 2021 is a year of strong recovery

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis expressed his belief that Greece, after the successful management of the coronavirus pandemic, can achieve an “extremely strong recovery in 2021.” His comments were made during an international…

Greece's 497 'Blue Flag' beaches

Greece’s 497 ‘Blue Flag’ beaches

With the sand between your toes and the sun soaking through your pores, it’s simple- life is better at a beach in Greece. Last month, Greece was ranked second in the world…

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian COVID-19 message

NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian COVID-19 message

The Premier of NSW, Gladys Berejiklian, has issued a message to the Greek-Australian community regarding the coronavirus pandemic, which you can read here- COVID-19 has changed the way we live our lives.…

greece flight airport

Greece opens its gates to tourism

The day finally arrived for many eager travellers. Greece reopened Athens International Airport and Thessaloniki Airport “Makedonia” to more international flights, hoping to kick-start its vital tourism sector after three months in…

Ouzo: Greece's most famous alcoholic beverage 6

Ouzo: Greece’s most famous alcoholic beverage

There is an old Greek saying “Ouzo makes the spirit” and in true Greek style, it’s paired with food, music and lively conversation. A glass of Ouzo is the perfect companion to…

Cave of the Apocalypse

Cave of the Apocalypse in Patmos

About halfway up to the Monastery of Agios Ioannis on Patmos is the Cave of the Apocalypse. This sacred grotto is believed to mark the spot where Agios Ionannis received his visions from…

Want to visit Cyprus this summer? This is how! 14

Want to visit Cyprus this summer? This is how!

Picture perfect beaches, ancient ruins and mouth watering foods like sheftalies, halloumi and flaounes – who doesn’t want to spend a summer in Cyprus? Greece has a relatively straight forward process. If…