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Holiday visitors to the Greek islands know how frustrating airport check-ins can be with long queues at outdated and inadequate island airports.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.
Tourists probably wouldn't find fighting off locusts one of the highlights of a beach holiday on Rhodes. Local farmers too are particularly concerned at the 'biblical' danger to crops if their numbers get too high.
Music bars and discos may be attracting youngsters on Greek Island holidays but they are giving locals on the tiny Greek island of Antiparos a major headache. Bar owners on Antiparos island, near the popular holiday island of Paros.
The wine of Greece has not enjoyed the best of reputations. That is fast changing as Greek wines enjoy something of a renaissance, with the Boutari winemakers of Santorini leading the way.
Scuba divers can look forward to exciting holiday diving in the Greek islands when government approved parks open next year at important archaeological sites.
A team of Russian photographers has captured some startling panoramic photos of the most spectacular sights on the island of Santorini and placed them online at an interactive website.
It's probably the best-known beach on the Greek holiday island of Skiathos but picking up a white pebble to take home as a souvenir of Lalaria could trigger a hefty fine.