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Life On The Hydra Island

Γκάλεν Άγιερς | Posted 10.09.2015 | World
Γκάλεν Άγιερς

Fortunately or unfortunately I have reached the stage in my life where if I am presented with any chance to remotely control anything, I grab it. I am...

The Island Of Andros' Innovative Spirit

Miki Dandelos | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
Miki Dandelos

As I was walking around Amvrosies, high on a mountain on the island of Andros, all my senses were awakened. The sound of flowing water from streams and waterfalls was pervasive.

Can a Singer Do Greek Politics Better?

Maria Paravantes | Posted 08.31.2015 | World
Maria Paravantes

I can only wonder whether instead, we need people who are good managers more so than those who know how to play the game of politics -- i.e. kinda lying, kinda negotiating, kinda compromising, kinda forgetting morals in the process.

What It's Like To Be A Tourist In Crisis-Stricken Greece

HuffPost Spain | Carlota Ramirez | Posted 07.09.2015 | World

ATHENS -- Some people still feel inspired walking through the Acropolis’ monumental entrance, the Propylaea. No wonder. The temples of the "hol...

Five Reasons Greek Tourism is Still at the Top of its Game

Maria Paravantes | Posted 07.07.2015 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The battle ahead for Greece is only beginning against a giant who seems to have grown too big for his own boots. In the meantime, the strongest weapon in this battle and the healthiest component of the Greek economy, tourism, is being badgered by its own.

The Meek vs The Massive: A Tale of Greek Tourism

Maria Paravantes | Posted 10.12.2015 | Travel
Maria Paravantes

The word "diakopes" (holidays) in Greek means "to stop" -- to leave the quick paced, oblivious-to-everything lifestyle behind and take in the aromas, the air, the sounds, the feeling... to really experience.


Lysander Migliaressis | Posted 03.23.2015 | Travel
Lysander Migliaressis

Cephalonia is a sun-kissed destination, where nature and bird lovers, visitors eager for cultural experiences, honeymooners or third age people seeking privacy at a tranquil beach to cherish the sun, can spend a relaxed, carefree holiday with lots of interesting experiences.

HuffPost's International Editors Select The Biggest News Stories Of 2014

The Huffington Post | Paul Vale & Talia Lavin | Posted 12.23.2014 | World

From the Ebola crisis, to the disappearance of flight MH370 and the brutal beheadings in Syria by members of the Islamic State, 2014 was a remarkable ...

The Greek House of Light and Blue Color

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 09.23.2014 | Books
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

In his early twenties, a young man from Switzerland arrives on the Greek Aegean island of Sifnos one May, trying, at once, to discover the colors of nature and, at the same time, his own personal colors.

Everybody's Best Friend Really Wants To Go Here

The Huffington Post | Posted 03.05.2014 | Travel

We heard from a little bird over a E! that our girl J-Law might be saying goodbye to Hollywood, and taking her talents to Greece. For a vacation, of c...

Athens in August: Truly Heavenly!

Justine Frangouli-Argyris | Posted 10.15.2013 | Travel
Justine Frangouli-Argyris

With the heavenly winds or "meltemia" of the Aegean Sea and Saronic Gulf providing cool evenings, Athens is transformed into a magical paradise, enabling one to gaze at the illuminated Acropolis and take in all its architectural perfection as it stands guard over its admirers.

Greece Is Ready For A Comeback

Reuters | Posted 05.08.2013 | Travel

* European tourism seen up 2-3 pct in 2013 * Greece bookings rebound, Alltours sees 30 pct rise * Emerging markets to be...

Greeks Can't Beat The Heat

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | World

ATHENS, Greece -- Monuments on the Acropolis Hill in Athens will close early due to a heat wave in Greece that saw temperatures reach 42 degrees Celsi...

Why No One Is Hanging Out At The Parthenon

Reuters | Posted 08.06.2012 | Business

* Crisis, euro exit talk scares tourists off * Prices are cut to win last-minute arrivals * Double-digit drop in 2012 to...

Greece Fuel Strike Dampens Tourism

Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel

On Friday, Greece announced that it will employ military and navy trucks, as well as navy vessels and fuel tankers to restore gas supplies that have b...

Greek Tourism Industry Struggles After Athens Riots

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Road closures, worker strikes and the riots that rocked Athens recently have all led up to what Greece is fearing will be a lousy summer for tourists....