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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.

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.

Greek Island of Skyros Boasts Near-Deserted Beaches and Wild Ponies

Skyros, the southernmost of the Sporades, is not among the better-known Greek islands, but it has a devoted following which comes back year after year, drawn by its many unique features. In Skyros, green and blue coexist in total harmony,...

NBA Legend Magic Johnson Cruises the Aegean Sea in Greece

NBA legend Magic Johnson, regarded as the best point guard of all time, is sailing Greece’s Aegean Sea aboard his $150 million luxury yacht. Johnson and his wife, Cookie, visited Santorini where they posed for photos overlooking the famous caldera...

Five Remarkable Marine Animals of Greece (And Where to Find Them)

Many remarkable marine animals can be found in the waters of Greece.

Ancient Greeks Were Britain’s First Farmers

People from ancient Greece and the Aegean Sea region were the first farmers in Britain, according to a study published recently in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution. According to the study, titled "Ancient genomes indicate population replacement in Early...

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,...

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...