Found 9 posts tagged with ‘greek’.

25th of March: The Greek National Day

Mar 23rd, 2012 Posted in News | Read the full story

The Celebration of Greece's National Day is traditionally observed by Greeks everywhere as an expression of gratitude for the sacrifices of their forefathers who took the fateful risk on that Day to stand up against the Ottoman Empire in order to reclaim their freedom and live with dignity at last. ...

First figures

Jul 30th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

According to official figures by the Panhellenic Federation of Hoteliers, Greek tourism is expected to suffer a reduction of 7% to 9% during the 2010 season. Despite the negativism, Rhodes together with the islands of Kos and Cephalonia, is recording a marked increase in arrivals of foreign tourists, not just ...

Anglicized Greek place names

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Most probably, you have already noticed that, if not most, many of the major cities, islands and places in Greece have anglicised versions. For example Athens instead of Athina, Salonica instead of Thessaloniki, Rhodes instead of Rodos, Crete instead of Kriti. And the list is endless. Shouldn't they just use ...

The budget carrier EasyJet ann…

Jan 27th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

The budget carrier EasyJet announces 14 new flights to Greece as demand for cheap flights to the Greek isles increase

Go For A Greek Style Trip. Tak…

Jan 25th, 2010 Posted in News | Read the full story

Go For A Greek Style Trip. Take A Vacation – Greek Style! by Disney Vacation blog

John McCain in Rhodes

Aug 19th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

The US senator and former US President candidate John McCain is currently enjoying the Greek summer, visiting the island of Rhodes.

Another Side to Paradise

Jul 25th, 2009 Posted in News | Read the full story

As thousands of Brits head off on holiday in Greece, Chris Bryant, Foreign Office Minister with responsibility for consular affairs, visited Athens and Corfu on 14 and 15 July to look at the preparations British consular staff have made to help Brits who find themselves in trouble, and to keep ...

Wildfires in Greece

Jul 25th, 2008 Posted in News | Read the full story

When hot, dry conditions combine with high winds, a condition that is very common in Greece during the summer, the result may be a wildfire, both from natural causes and from arson. This kind of fires are difficult to control, can happen at any time, but usually the fire season ...

The Greek big, fat wedding

The Greek big, fat wedding

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Wedding guests gossip quietly among themselves throughout the ceremony, guns are used in place of rice, and it is customary for the bride to step on the groom's foot during the service in order to gain the upper hand in the marriage. Known for its symbolism and deep-rooted Orthodox tradition, ...