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Prasonisi, Rhodes: Greek Island in Winter, Peninsula in Summer

Prasonisi in Rhodes, the biggest Greek island of the Dodecanese, is a stunning beach that surprises visitors depending on when they visit. It transforms itself from being an island to a peninsula depending on the season. Only 92 kilometers (57...

Leros Island: The Mecca of WWII Shipwreck Diving

Since 1943, Leros island in the eastern Aegean has been the world's second biggest "museum" of WWII shipwrecks after Normandy. During the past five years, the island has been turned into a go-to destination for diving tourism. The Eastern Aegean...

Discover the Hidden Beauty of Leros Island

Located between Patmos and Kalymnos, Leros is a stunning island in the Dodecanese. The island is isolated and well worth discovering.

Kalymnos Island on Strict Lockdown After Rise in Coronavirus Infections

Kalymnos has been placed under strict coronavirus containment measures as of Thursday, New Year's Eve, the government said on Wednesday.

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 Strangest Island in the Dodecanese (photos)

The Aegean Sea consists of amazing unknown treasures, uninhabited paradises, islands of unique beauty and unexpected landscapes. The Greek island of Gyali -- located less than ten kilometers (six miles) from Turkey and half way between Kos and Nisyros -- brings together...

Religious Tourism Booms in Greece: The Island of Patmos

  Religious tourism is a growing slice of the touristic industry. It’s a kind of tourism that can either strengthen personal faith or help discover new cultures and traditions. Religious tourism creates awareness of the importance of preservation of holy...

Greek Government to Invest in Kastellorizo Island Desalination

Greece's General Secretariat for the Aegean and Island Policy and the country's shipping industry have signed a €870,000 ($1 million) contract to build a desalination plant on Kastellorizo island, according to a report by Kathimerini news daily. Construction on the...

School Dropout Rates Rise in Greece Amid Economic Crisis

There have been previous concerns from child protection groups about the rising number of children working illegally in Greece. At the same time, Eurostat was reporting that 11.4 percent of the student population had dropped out of school in 2010. As...

Famous Greek Singer Delirious Over Country's Migrant Issue

Famous Greek singer Notis Sfakianakis, an outspoken Golden Dawn supporter, has openly condemned the migrant crisis in the country, following the tense situation on the island of Kos. Sfakianakis sent a letter to all relevant authorities, demanding the immediate...