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Why Pistachios from Greek Island of Aegina are Best in the World

The Greek island of Aegina is known for its pistachios, or fistikia, which are considered to be of the highest quality in the world.

The Stunning Ancient Greek Temple of Aphaea

The ancient Greek Temple of Aphaea on the Greek island of Aegina is one of the most impressive archaeological sites in the country. The goddess Aphaea, who was associated with agriculture and fertility, is thought to be a local deity,...

Swimming Among the Ruins of a Glorious Ancient Greek Military Harbor

Island Aegina with its magestic beaches, is also the house of the fascinating story of an ancient military harbor open to bathers to enjoy!

“Man of God” Film on St. Nectarios Premieres August 26

The life of Saint Nectarios, Greece's most contemporary saint, will be presented in the upcoming film "Man of God." The film premieres in theaters on August 26. Filmed in Greece, the movie depicts the life of Saint Nektarios of Aegina,...

Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs

the "Zero Stray Pawject," is committed to reducing the number of stray dogs in Greece, especially on Aegina, in a cruelty-free way.

Aegina Set to Become First Greek Island with Zero Stray Dogs

the "Zero Stray Pawject," is committed to reducing the number of stray dogs in Greece, especially on Aegina, in a cruelty-free way.

Varoufakis Accused of Breaking Coronavirus Curfew, Says He Returned Home from Parliament

Former Greek Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis has been accused of violating the curfew imposed to prevent the spread of COVID-19 when he traveled to his house on Aegina Island. Varoufakis, now an MP and the leader of political party MeRA25,...

State-of-the-Art Water Pipeline Linking Aegina With Athens Vandalized

A new incident of vandalism in Greece, this time on water pipeline infrastructure, was made public on Tuesday. This time, the victims of what has become a curse in modern Greece were pipes belonging to a proposed drinking water pipeline,...

Where History Meets Leisure on Aegina Island, Athens' Closest Escape

The island of Aegina, only seventeen miles from the Greek capital of Athens, is a gem of the Saronic Gulf which enchants visitors with its simplicity, history and beauty. It is definitely a place where history played its part in...

Four Pelicans Released into the Wild After Treatment

Four pelicans, two great whites and two Dalmatians, were released into the wild again after they were nursed back to health at the Hellenic Wildlife Hospital (EKPAZ) in Aegina. The birds were released at the wetland of Lake Kerkini...