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Ancient Cities Lost Under the Aegean Sea in Greece

The idea of ancient cities lost underwater for centuries might seem like something out of a movie. After all, the legend of Atlantis has inspired countless myths. However, as the discovery of the real city of Troy shocked the archaeological...

Nisyros Island — a Moonscaped Aegean Hideaway

Nisyros is a magical gem located in the the Dodecanese. The island is part of and has an active volcano which is also the youngest in Greece.

Ancient Diolkos Stone Road Allowed Ships to Go From Ionian to Aegean

The Diolkos stone road, a marvel of engineering from the time of Ancient Greece, allowed ships to travel overland from the Ionian Sea to the Aegean, bypassing the Peloponnesian Peninsula. Like the Corinth Canal to which it ran almost parallel,...

Ten Majestic Aegean Sea Churches in Greece Dedicated to the Virgin Mary

There are a large number of Aegean churches throughout Greece Some humble and unpretentious here is a list of the most majestic.

Corinth Canal in Greece Shut for a Whole Year and Counting

The Corinth Canal in Greece is one of the most important infrastructures in the entire nation, yet it has been shut for a year now due to landslides that occurred last February. Also known as the Isthmus of Corinth, the...

The Imia Crisis: When Greece Faced War with Turkey in the Aegean

As unlikely as it may seem, a dispute over salvage rights between Turkish and Greek captains was the trigger for a series of events which escalated into a major international incident called the Imia Crisis. The quickly-spiraling crisis saw the...

Video: Do Turks Hate Greeks, and Vice-Versa?

Turks and Greeks are neighbors sharing a long history that goes centuries back, but the history of the two peoples is marred by a rivalry that today seems fabricated

Unraveling the Mystery of Longevity on Ikaria, Greece

Ikaria, a beautiful island located in the eastern Aegean, may look similar to any other Greek islands, but there is one vital difference.

This Santorini Gem Tops the List of World’s Most Beautiful Villages

The village of Oia on the Greek island of Santorini has topped the list of the world's most beautiful villages, Uswitch reported on Tuesday. Uswitch data from across social media to determine which scenic villages were the favorites amongst visitors....

Toxic ‘Sea Snot’ Reappears in Marmara Sea, Turkey

The toxic sea snot in Marmara Sea, Turkey has reappeared with experts and fishermen worrying of seafood contamination