Zakynthos: the Greek island you will never forget

The Flower of the East has something for everyone, all year round With its pristine beaches, incredible wildlife and gourmet cuisine, there is a reason why the popularity of Zakynthos has endured over the centuries.…

Land of ancient wonders

Greece, one of the oldest civilisations in the world, is home to 18 Unesco World Heritage Sites. Emily Eastman takes a closer look at five of them Acropolis of Athens Sitting high on a rocky…

Greece’s most luxurious islands

Roughly 6,000 islands make up the Greek archipelago. Emily Eastman looks at the ones to head for if you are after a luxury getaway Rhodes The capital of the Dodecanese has been an important location…

Cruise in style

From big ships to small sailing vessels, the best way to explore Greece’s coastline and islands is to take to the sea, writes Sam Ballard From Mykonos to Santorini, the Aegean Sea is one of…

Culinary paradise: food in Greece

Think you know Greek cuisine? Well, think again. The country’s food scene has undergone a spectacular evolution, says Nathaniel Cramp There’s so much more to Greek food than souvlaki and moussaka. The last few years…

City guide: Athens

Whether it’s ancient history, contemporary culture or super cool restaurants, Athens has something for everyone. This is a city where antiquity sits right alongside modernity, where you will find radical bookshops a few streets away…

Thomas Cook

Chinese company Fosun acquires Thomas Cook brand

Fosun has acquired the Thomas Cook brand for £11million in a deal that includes domain names, software applications, social media accounts and licences relating to the Thomas Cook, Casa Cook, Cook’s Club brands. The Chinese conglomerate was Thomas…