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What is the 25th March national holiday in Greece about?

What a beautiful day to celebrate a National Holiday! Sunny and not too warm! Greeks celebrate the 25th March with a double holiday: a historical and a religious one. Greeks celebrate the War of Independence against the Ottoman Empire.

Greek singers performing in Athens

The winter residencies are in full swing with some big name performers taking up a weekly spots in Athens’ biggest clubs and venues. Greek music lovers will be thrilled to see their favourite singers every week on intimate stages with the…

Top neighborhoods to visit in Thessaloniki

Thessaloniki is on of those cities that has its own special charm. Like many parts of Greece, this city is at once modern and ancient, and this blend adds to its appeal. One of the things that makes this city so great are its many…

Greek island of Lipsi near Patmos taps the Dutch tourist market

The municipality of Lipsi island is organising a series of actions and initiatives in cooperation with the Greek National Tourism Organisation in the Netherlands with the support of the island's professionals in an effort to tap the Dutch…

Trivago awards 2019 reveal Greece’s top hotels

Hotel search engine trivago recently announced the national winners of the “trivago Awards” 2019”, which – again this year – honors a number of high-end properties in Greece’s hospitality market.

Does alcohol freeze?

If you've had any experience with alcohol and freezers — either of the intentional variety (watermelon granitas for a summer barbecue) or the unintentional (exploding cans of half-frozen beer) — you know that not all alcohols freeze in the…

Free dental care to schoolchildren from next month

Free dental care at private dentists through a voucher programme will be offered to primary school children in Greece from April, the alternate general secretary of the health ministry Stamatis Vardaros said on Friday.