Top 10 books about Greece and Greek life | Neos Kosmos

01 North of Ithaka, by Eleni Gage The writer  picks up where her father, US-Greek journalist Nicholas Gage left off in Eleni – the 1983 bestseller which chronicles his return to Greece to find the men responsible for the death of his mother, Eleni Gatzoyiannis, during the Greek Civil War That book was made into the 1985 film, Eleni, starring …

High speed ferry Santorini Greece

Covid-19: New Rules for Ferry Travel in Greece | GTP Headlines

A protocol of 21 pages containing safety rules and standards for the seamless operation of coastal shipping vessels in Greece after the gradual lifting of the measures taken to curb the Covid-19 virus was recently made public. The protocol was planned out by the Greek Maritime Ministry in cooperation with EODY, Greece’s public health organization, and the Greek Shipowners Association for Passenger Ships (SEEN). It …

Greek Islands with Wizz Air

Greek islands you can fly to from Luton with Wizz Air

Wizz Air has announced the launch of six new routes serving Luton Airport from next month. These include flights to Faro in Portugal from June 16 and four Greek islands from early July. Owain Jones, managing director of the Hungarian airline’s UK subsidiary, said: “Although travel is currently restricted by government regulations, we are planning for the easing of restrictions …

Virtual Tour at Athens Museum of Cycladic Art

Virtual tour at the Athens Museum of Cycladic Art

The originals are out of reach for now, but you can still see world-class art without the queues or ticket prices, with an online tour at the Athens Museum of Cycladic Art. The Athens museum is offering an online tour of its landmark exhibition “Cycladic Society: 5,000 Years Ago,” which was first hosted by the museum in 2016, under the …

Trimaran NEEL 47 Multihull of the Year | Yacht News & Boats News | YachtBoatNews

The trimaran has won a major international marine award being voted “Multihull of the Year” in the 40 to 50-foot category. The remarkable trimaran was declared the winner following nominations by Multihulls World magazine judges and the organisers of the International Multihull Show as well as more than 10,000 public votes. Filling the gap between the shipyard’s acclaimed NEEL 45 and …

Greek roadmap to new normal: date-wise breakdown | Athens Insider

Baby steps to the new normal. In Greece we will start with easing the lockdown measures. Guidelines are in order, but they will be reviewed on a daily basis. The magic date is May 4, but the relaxation of measures comes with constant urging to remain vigilant and to follow safety guidelines – compulsory masks, use of gloves, use of …

Visit Oia on Santorini when sailing in Greece

Virtual Tours of Greece and other popular Destinations from Home – Wego.com

As people across the world wait for the coronavirus crisis to pass, many countries are reaching out to potential tourists through virtual tours and eye-catching tweets. If you can’t go “there”, “there” comes to you. Tourist destinations everywhere are striving to make their sights seen and voices heard so travellers know where to go once this pandemic ends. The tourism …

Parthenon in Athens, Greece, with spring flowers blooming.

Spring is in the air amid pandemic | Multimedia | ekathimerini.com

Despite the uncertainty surrounding the Covid-19 pandemic we are moving forward to a beautiful summer in Greece. Flowers bloom with the Parthenon temple seen in the background, during the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Athens, Tuesday. Foto Source: [Alkis Konstantinidis/Reuters] Source: Spring is in the air amid pandemic | Multimedia | ekathimerini.com

Catamaran charter yacht on anchor. Lounging on deck.

Selecting your ideal Charter Yacht

Deciding on the right charter yacht and crew for your next yacht charter might be the most important part of your holiday preparations. It’s all about size, style, and sailing characteristics within your budget. To figure out which type of charter yacht is best for your particular needs, contact the Greek Island Yacht Holiday yacht charter experts. Selecting a yacht …