Feta is the best known of Greek cheeses and considered a healthy option when it comes to choosing cheese. Feta dominates the Greek cheese market, accounting for 70% of all sales and the name is now protected by EU law. If it says Greek feta, then it must be made in one of the Greek regions of Macedonia, Thrace, Thessaly, Peloponnese or the Greek island of Lesvos. Most Feta is made from a mix of goat and sheep milk, is easy to digest and a healthy alternative to cheese made from cow's milk. Not only is it rich in nutrients it tastes pretty good too, though some don't like the nutty, salty flavour. The flavour comes from the pickling process with the tangy taste enhanced by the brine solution which helps to preserve it. Texture depends on age with young cheese more creamy and...
Holiday visitors to the Greek Islands may spot tax and police officials snooping around apartment complexes, tavernas and even beaches this year searching for tax dodgers
Holiday visitors to Corfu are promised clean beaches despite a waste dumping war that is engulfing the island after villagers of Temploni blocked the island landfill site.
A Greek holiday is not complete without enjoying a glass of ouzo, Greece's national drink. Ouzo is a liquorice flavoured alcoholic drink found all over Greece
Skiathos holiday visitors have a new ferry link from the Greek mainland as Golden Star Ferries launches high-speed services to the Sporades islands from Volos and Thessaloniki
Holiday visitors to the Greek islands know how frustrating airport check-ins can be with long queues at outdated and inadequate island airports. That looks set to change.
Greek island holidaymakers can look forward to even cleaner beaches this year. The country has increased the number of holiday beaches gaining Blue Flag quality status.
Plenty of Greek villages lay claim to ancient olive trees, some dating back thousands of years. But the village of Ano Vouves in West Crete claim to the oldest olive tree in the world.
The new owners of Greek ferry operator Hellenic Seaways pledge not to increase ferry ticket prices on popular Greek island routes when they take over later the year by the Attica Group.
The part of Crete around the remote beach of Elafonisi is not only a wealth of rare flora and fauna, with some species native only to this area, but it is also a breeding ground for rare turtles
Sea urchins are the bane of many Greek holidaymakers. Now marine scientists believe the sea urchin's body may act as a 'giant eye' that can detect objects.
Holidays in the Greek Islands offer 'The Most Alluring Island Escapes' in the world, according to a top travel advice network. The Greek Islands topped the poll in a survey by Virtuoso Life magazine on top holiday destinations.
An important new underwater archaeological site has been discovered off the Greek Island holiday coast of Zante. Impressive underwater remains have been found off the holiday resort of Alykanas.
The have attracted a long list of A-list celebrities on their holiday this summer. Movie stars, sports personalities, models and TV celebrities chose the Greek Islands
The small holidays island of Greece present an especially difficult waste management challenge and special support may be needed to cope with the waste dumped on illegal sites.