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Greek Olive Oil to Boost Tourism

Greece’s landscape and the lives of Greeks are inextricably linked with the olive tree. This relationship may be lost in the distance of time, but this blessed tree and its products do not enjoy enough attention and promotion. Olive oil is lagging behind wine in the so-called gastronomic tourism. According to Giorgos Economou, director of the…

The Latest Food Trend in Athens is Brunch

More and more Greeks are following the new brunch trend. The meal is a combination of breakfast and lunch – served around noon, it starts off with tea or coffee, marmalade, muffins, bagels, pancakes, and other breakfast favorites before…

British Airways to Add Direct Flights to Skiathos this Summer

British Airways (BA) announced the introduction of direct flights from London City Airport to the Greek island of Skiathos from this summer. This is the third direct flight to Greece from London City Airport offered by BA, which also…

Giorgos Samaras Returns to Europe

Giorgos Samaras has brought his playing career back to Europe for Spanish side Real Zaragoza. The Greece international signed a six month deal until the end of the season. Spanish club, Real Zaragoza, announced the signing of Giorgos…

FM Nikos Kotzias calls for probe into suspected embezzlement

The Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias on Wednesday heralded revelations about alleged swindling of state funds, notably by a nongovernmental organization which, he claimed, squirreled away funding destined for a public project to a…