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The Magnificent Church of Saint Nicholas at Syros Island, Greece

The Church of Saint Nicholas, a magnificent church in Ermoupolis, the capital of Syros island, took 22 years to build. Overlooking the Cycladic island, Saint Nicholas' construction began in 1848, according to the designs of a Greek architect named G. Metaxas....

Dramatic Sea Smoke Blankets Cycladic Islands in Greece

Residents and visitors to the Cycladic Islands in Greece woke up to a dramatic sight on Friday morning, as dense fog, called "sea smoke," blanketed the islands. The phenomenon occurs when very cold air moves over very warm water. Often,...

A Greek Vacation Dilemma: The Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

With the coming of Winter soon, it will be time for hopeful travelers to face one of the most pleasant dilemmas in planning next year's vacation: Should I visit the islands of the Ionian Sea or the Aegean? It is...

‘All for Blue’ Environmental Group Keeps Greek Seas Blue

The environmental group All for Blue, active for 10 years, has removed 32 tons of waste from the Greek islands since 2018.

The Serene Charm of Sikinos

There are many islands in the Cyclades, all of the them with beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, but each one having its own unique characteristics. In Sikinos, it is its serene charm that wins over the visitor. Sikinos...

Greece’s Milos Voted Best Island in the World for 2021

Greece's Milos was voted the best island in the world for 2021 according to a survey carried out among the millions of Travel+Leisure magazine readers. Folegandros island also in the Aegean was voted second best in the world. This year's...

Global Warming Brings Venomous Sea Urchin to the Aegean

Global warming has brought a venomous sea urchin into the Aegean with scientists saying that it has been spotted in the waters off at least 12 Greek islands. The particular sea urchin, whose scientific name is Diadema setosum, has extremely...

Bronze Age Greek Island of Keros Visualized in Documentary

Keros, a small, uninhabited Cycladic island south of Naxos with a rich ancient history, is the subject of a recent documentary.

Stay in Ultimate Luxury on Mykonos, the Island that Has it All

Mykonos remains a hub of luxury tourism where international travelers can experience a slice of Grecian paradise.

Hidden Gem: Five Reasons You Must Visit the Greek Island of Serifos

Serifos is a small, picturesque Greek island of about 75 square kilometers and is located in the Cyclades island chain.