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Greece One of Top-Searched Summer Travel Destinations in Europe

Greece is one of the most-searched summer travel destinations in Europe, according to Sojern, a travel marketing and data analysis company. After collecting data about searches for airline tickets for the upcoming summer season, Sojern determined Spain was the most-searched...

Greece’s Andros Island Beckons New York Times Readers

Greece's Andros Island, a pearl in the islands belonging to the Cyclades archipelago, has recently been listed among the top 52 "most cherished" places in the world by the readers of the New York Times. Instead of its annual January...

Andros: The Island Getaway on the Doorstep of Athens

Accolades for the island of Andros, situated in the Cyclades archipelago just ten kilometers (six miles) off the tip of Euboea Island, keep coming in the major international media, which continue to sing its many praises. The Sunday Times recently...

The Greek Gem Proclaimed the Most Secluded Beach in Europe

A Greek beach on Andros Island has recently been singled out as the most secluded in Europe by the UK online travel agency "Loveholidays." According to the survey, Achla Beach, located in the northeast of the island of Andros, tops...

Five Greek Island Monasteries Perched on Rocks

In older times, Christian monks were trying to build monasteries in places that were hidden or difficult to access in order to protect them from bandits, invaders, and conquerors. On islands, monasteries had the additional threat of pirates so they...

Leonardo DiCaprio Spotlights Pollution, Leading to Greek Island Cleanup

Scientists from the Greek island of Andros are using a submarine with advanced sonar technology in order to document the state of the island's polluted seabed. The submarine, which is also equipped with a robotic arm, will enable researchers to...

Storm ''Hephaestion'' Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually moving eastward and away from the country. The Aegean islands of Tinos and Andros were left...

Instagramers Highlight Beauty of Greece's Andros (photos)

Instagram enthusiasts descended to Greece's Andros in a joint effort to highlight the beauty of this island situated only two hours away from Athens. The amateur photographers participating in the Greek Instagramers Events (grevents.gr) tried to capture the elegant architecture of...

The Greek Lighthouse Symbol of a Glorious Past (video)

Tourlitis lighthouse which emerges from the water like a strange sea creature is one of the most famous spots in the Aegean island of Andros. It is located at the northernmost extreme of the Cyclades archipelago, just outside the capital...