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The Ten Best Beaches on Rhodes, the Island of Knights

Rhodes, the largest Greek island of the Dodecanese archipelago, has lovely beaches, as well as a wealth of ancient ruins and beautiful historical buildings to explore. The idyllic island still has many iconic buildings from the time of its occupation...

Medieval City of Rhodes to Undergo Major Restoration

The historic medieval city of Rhodes will be restored in a bid to preserve the historic city and prevent the damage that mass tourism often brings with it. The Greek Culture Ministry has formed a plan to preserve the beautiful...

Couples Divorce Over Vaccinating their Children in Rhodes

For some, the coronavirus vaccine is so contentious that it even leads to divorce. On the Greek island of Rhodes, three couples are getting divorces over disagreements about vaccinating their children. All three couples have submitted the formal paperwork for...

Prasonisi, Rhodes: Greek Island in Winter, Peninsula in Summer

Prasonisi in Rhodes, the biggest Greek island of the Dodecanese, is a stunning beach that surprises visitors depending on when they visit. It transforms itself from being an island to a peninsula depending on the season. Only 92 kilometers (57...

Massive Fire Leaves Much of Rhodes Without Power

A massive fire broke out on the Greek island of Rhodes on Sunday. The blaze has left a great portion of the island without power.

Dutch Travelers’ Pilot Holiday on Rhodes Earns Rave Reviews

The Dutch vacationers who stayed in Rhodes in a safety trial holiday gained the best impressions of Greek hospitality.

Earthquake Jolts Greece's Rhodes, No Damage Reported

A relatively weak earthquake, measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale, was recorded at 09:13 local time near the popular Greek island of Rhodes. The quake was reported as having an epicenter 53 km (33 miles) east of Rhodes. Its focal depth...

Two Arrested as Alleged Turkish Espionage Unravels on Greece's Rhodes

The Greek Police arrested recently two Greek citizens, who are members of the Muslim minority of Thrace, on the island of Rhodes. The citizens were charged with the serious crime of conducting espionage against Greece. The incident involves an individual...

Greek Navy on Alert as Turkey Extends Gas Exploration South of Rhodes

Greece's naval forces are on high alert after Turkey's decision on Saturday to instruct the exploration vessel Oruc Reis to continue surveying for energy reserves in a location south of the Greek island of Rhodes until November 4. This is...

Boat with 50 Migrants is Brought to Rhodes

A boat with about 50 migrants has being towed to the port of Rhodes, completing the rescue operation that started on Thursday night. Initially, an attempt was made to transfer the passengers to the three ships that were at the...

Mussolini's Old Villa on Rhodes Still on Real Estate Market

The Hellenic Republic Assets Development Fund (HRADF), responsible for raising money from state property sales to reduce debt, placed the abandoned Villa de Vecchi on the Greek island of Rhodes, which had been the holiday home of Italian dictator Benito...

Magnitude 5.3 Earthquake Hits Greece's Rhodes

A 5.3 earthquake hit off the island of Rhodes on Sunday evening. The quake struck at 20:43, local time. It's epicenter was 20 kilometers north-east of the island and near the Turkish coast. It's focal depth was 40 kilometers. There have...

Burglar Calls Police on Himself After Breaking into Rhodes Restaurant

An unusual case occurred recently when a forty-eight-year-old burglar called the police on himself after breaking into a restaurant on the Greek island of Rhodes. The robbery took place during the early morning hours of Friday, June 19, when the...

Death Toll From Thunderstorms Rises to Four in Greece; Parts of Rhodes Flooded

Two more people have died in Greece as severe thunderstorms moved to the eastern Aegean Sea on Monday evening, bringing the death toll to four. On Rhodes, an elderly woman was found dead after her basement room flooded, and on...

Tensions Rise as Turkey Blocks Off Massive Sea Area Between Rhodes and Castellorizo

Turkey continued its seemingly never-ending provocations in the area between Greece's islands of Rhodes and Castellorizo on Monday by issuing a barrage of new Navigational Telexes (NAVTEX). This time, the Turkish Office Of Navigation, Hydrography and Oceanography  unilaterally blocked off...