Tag Archives: Greece

Greece holidays: 10 of the best Greek islands revealed

Whether you want ancient ruins and plenty of culture, or good food and wine and the chance to relax on a beach, the Greek islands have it all. From Crete to Corfu, these are ten of the best Greek islands. Crete Crete is Greece’s largest island and boasts antiquities, excellent hiking and nearly year-long sunshine. Tourists tend to flock to ...

Read More »

Santorini in HELL: Greece struggles to cope as record 32m tourists land on shores

Greece will welcome a record 32 million foreign travellers this year – that’s more than twice the 15 million tourists who visited in 2010. It’s the only European destination this decade which has seen such an overwhelming surge in visitor numbers. There’s no denying tourism has greatly helped Greece and its struggling economy – it’s helped buoy the country up ...

Read More »

News: Qatar Airways to take off for Mykonos, Greece, this spring

Qatar Airways will launch direct flights to Mykonos, Greece starting May 30th. The island of Mykonos will be the third Greek destination in the airline’s global network, following the launch of direct service to Thessaloniki in March 2018 Mykonos, one of the Cyclades islands in the Aegean Sea, is famous for its white buildings set against stunning turquoise waters. With ...

Read More »

Focus: 5 tips to save money when travelling in Greece

Greece is a beautiful country with breathtaking islands and rich culture. Numerous people traverse land and sea to visit Greece and see the amazing sceneries that the country has to offer. More than 30 million tourists have visited Greece this year alone. Santorini, one of Greece’s exquisite islands, boasts of the highest share of visitors – around 10% of the ...

Read More »

Scottish author paid £46 for flight to Greece – and got an empty plane to HERSELF

The Scottish author booked the flights with Jet2 for just £46, heading to Crete, Greece from Glasgow Airport on Sunday. When the 57-year-old got to the airport, she was told that just three people were booked onto the end-of-season flight, including herself. To her surprise, the other two passengers failed to turn up and so had the entire 189-seat plane ...

Read More »