Blog Posts - Greece



Seven shipwrecks located off the shores of the Greek island of Delos

Research has been continued in the sea area between Delos and Rhenea by the Ephorate of Underwater Antiquities in collaboration with the National Hellenic Research Foundation from May 25 until June 15. The collaboration is part of the survey funded b...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 30, 2016

What are the cheapest islands on sale in Greece

Greece has around 6,000 islands, both private and public, and some of them are available on the market, priced from 3 million, emerges from an analysis of British real estate consulting agency Knight Frank, quoted by Business Insider. Here are the ch...
by We care about your travel on Jun 28, 2016

Gov’t policies offer incentives for tax dodging

Tax dodgers in Greece enjoy multiple benefits: They pay less tax, they avoid social security contributions, they can protect their main residence from confiscation and have access to a number of social benefits, ranging from free nursery places for t...
by TaxWorldWeb on Jun 28, 2016

Famous Greek Theater and Dramatics.

The ancient Greeks loved live theater. Every town had at least one open air theater. These theaters attracted crowds of 15,000 people per performance. Each town bragged about how wonderful their plays were and how marvelous their actors were. The Gre...
by Finding Neverland on Jun 26, 2016

Greek prime minster Alexis Tsipras blames Brexit on EU austerity policies

People hold placards reading "No Brexit" in front of the Greek parliament in Athens on June 15, 2016 during a demonstration against the new austerity cuts imposed by the government of Greek Prime Minister Alexi Tsipras. (AFP)Greek Prime Minister Alex...

Top 5 most beautiful beaches in Greece

Greece, with its islands remains a popular destination for travelers and is one of the most popular Greek islands of Rhodes in 2015, Crete and Santorini are purchased in the top holiday destinations for summer this [...]...
by We care about your travel on Jun 21, 2016

It’s Not Just the UK – Widespread Support for EU Referendums Seen Across the Continent

Michael KriegerActions have consequences, and people can only be pushed so far before they snap. I believe the Paris terror attacks will be a major catalyst that will ultimately usher in nationalist type governments in many parts of Europe, culmin...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jun 21, 2016

ESM disbursed today 7.5 billion euros to Greece for bailout

The managing director of the EU agency European Stability Mechanism (ESM), Klaus Regling, speaks during a press conference in Tokyo, Japan, January 26, 2016. (Photo by AFP)Cash-strapped Greece has received 7.5 billion euros (8.3 billion dollars) in p...

Thousands of Greeks demand PM Tsipras to resign

Comment: Tsipras has lasted longer than I thought, but the Greeks don't forget....----------------- PressTVThousands of dissatisfied Greeks have staged a protest rally in Athens and another major city to ask the government to resign over continued...
by INFRAKSHUN on Jun 16, 2016

Santorini Island – A Greek Paradise

The Happy Nomad ꔷ For Backpackers by Backpackers Santorini is an ancient island, famous for its white-painted houses with blue domed roofs, breathtaking sunsets, ancient vineyards, and volcanic craters. These things make the island a wonderful roma...
by The Happy Nomad on Jun 14, 2016

TOUR A SERENE MEDITERRANEAN VILLA

(via Architectural Digest, photography by Richard Powers) Like a home I shared last year from the coast of Capri, the white walls of this serene villa seem to melt right into the light blue ocean outside the windows. It’s hard to resist being c...
by Thou Swell on Jun 13, 2016

Greece will 'soon' recognize State of Palestine: Greek MPs

File photo of Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras (R) meeting with Palestinian President Mahmoud AbbasGreek legislators from the ruling Syriza political party have told members of Palestinian political parties that Athens intends to officially recogn...

Palace of Nestor in the Peloponnese reopens after three years of restoration

The mythical Palace of Nestor, considered to be the best example of a well-preserved Mycenaean palace in all of Greece, is reopening to visitors on June 12, after a three-year 2.5-million-euro restoration, the culture ministry announced on Tuesday.
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 10, 2016

Antikythera seabed the subject of another underwater search

It was just before Easter in 1900 when two boats belonging to sponge divers from Symi took refuge near Antikythera after being caught out by a storm at sea. Once the weather cleared, one sponge diver, Ilias Stadiatis, dove in to explore the seabed. A...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 10, 2016

Australia vs Greece 1-2 Highlights 2016 Friendly

Australia suffered a defeat against Greece in the match of International Friendly. Australia vs Greece match ended with 1-2 scoreline in International Friendly 2016.  Australia vs Greece 1-2 Highlights Video Clips International Friendly ...
by Goals Aim on Jun 7, 2016

Underwater 'lost city' found to be geological formation

The ancient underwater remains of a long lost Greek city were in fact created by a naturally occurring phenomenon - according to joint research from the University of East Anglia (UK) and the University of Athens (Greece). Divers examine a doughnut-...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 4, 2016

'Dodona: The Oracle of Sounds' at the Acropolis Museum, Athens

The Acropolis Museum started in 2015 a series of temporary exhibitions displaying important ancient artifacts, deriving from significant archaeological sites of the Greek periphery. The Museum’s goal is to present unusual subjects that will intrigu...
by The Archaeology News Network on Jun 2, 2016

Index

The Index now features hypertext connections. Simply click on any title below to read it.Though this listing serves, I think, a clear purpose, not every posting falls easily into the categories. One essay might equally be placed under literary theo...
by Poetry on the Loose on Jun 2, 2016

New tax measures came into force in Greece

Taxpayers got a taste of the government’s new tough measures on Wednesday as six new taxes came into force, eating further into household incomes. The prices of most supermarket commodities went up, as did the cost of transport, new cars, beer and...
by TaxWorldWeb on Jun 1, 2016

The Serendipity Tattoo

ser·en·dip·i·tyˌserənˈdipədē/NounFor as long as I can remember, I have been obsessed with finding the meaning of life and my reason for living it. This has often led to over-thinking, analyzing, anticipating, and making lofty plans that...


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