Greek Independence Day

Sunday, 25 March, is Greek Independence Day, a national holiday celebrated annually to commemorate the start of the War of Greek Independence in 1821. It also coincides with the Greek Orthodox Church’s celebration of the Feast of the Annunciation, when it is traditionally believed that the Archangel Gabriel appeared to Mary and told her that […]

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Island News

Our newsroom, which covers the latest Greek island tourist information and news on a daily basis, will fully open at the beginning of the official tourist season for each island, with reports being posted on the relevant island’s news page. For Santorini, Rhodes and Kos, this will be at the beginning of April, whereas for […]

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The Unique ‘A to Z’ Guides

If you wish to get a feel for the wealth of information that is available to you on this website, free of any charge when you purchase one of our unique travel guides, please read on. For example, in just one ‘member’s’ section, ‘Travel Information’ (under Travel Club), there are over 50 potential answers to […]


All Inclusive Holidays?

In recent years, the Greek islands have seen an ever-increasing number of ‘all inclusive holidays’ being offered by the major tour operators. Whilst I understand the attraction of the ‘all inclusive holiday’ for some, such as those with young children, they are sadly starting to have a detrimental and irreversible effect on the very essence […]

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Cultural Events, Santorini

Each year the Municipal Cultural Organisation of Santorini organise cultural events throughout the year for both visitors to the island and locals. All will be free to attend. Detailed information on all events is available on the municipality’s official website, link below (you will require your browser’s ‘translate’ to be on, Greek to English). Once […]

Major Increase in Greek Tourism

The Bank of Greece has released data confirming that 27.194 million tourists visited Greece in 2017, compared to 24.799 million in 2016. This translates to an increase of 9.7%. Specifically, visitor flow through the country’s airports increased by 9.9%, while visitor flow through road border-crossing points increased by 8.7%. With regard to tourist spend, receipts from […]