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Forbes Praises Karpathos for Budget Travel

Karpathos -- a remote Greek island famed for preserving its traditions and dialect -- has won a place on Forbes Magazine's list of the best 33 budget destinations for 2018. An army of independent travel journalists, bloggers and writers specialized...

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...

Kastelorizo: The Colourful Eastern Outpost, Devoid of Cars and Beaches

If you are looking for a summer destination in Greece, which will allow you to take with you only the absolute necessities, then Kastelorizo is the ideal place for you. A pair of slippers or trainers, a few comfortable clothes,...

Major Aftershocks Rattle the Dodecanese after 6.4 Magnitude Earthquake Off Turkey's Coast

A second earthquake of 5.1 magnitude hit in the Aegean Sea, north of Rhodes and East of Kos only six minutes after a 6.5 magnitude quake had hit the area. There have been at least five more aftershocks measuring over...

The Smallest School in the EU Is in Greece With Only One Student

The smallest school in the European Union is in Arkoi -- a small island in the Dodecanese in Greece -- and has only one student. Arkoi has a surface of only 6.7 square kilometers, It is located east of Patmos....

Turkey Raises Territorial Claims Over Kastellorizo Island

Ankara has made yet another move to dispute Greece's domination in Kastellorizo island by calling on Athens not to proceed with scheduled military exercises near the island. Turkish authorities have issued two NOTAM with which they call on Athens to...

South Aegean Regional Council Decides on 25 Seaplane Airports

The South Aegean Regional Council has decided to establish a waterways network with 25 seaplane airports in on Dodecanese and Cyclades islands. The aim of the waterways system is to resolve consistent transportation needs the islands face, especially during winter....

Rise in Traffic Accident Deaths in Greece After 18 Years

The number of fatal traffic accidents in Greece has increased by nine in 2015, with six more people losing their lives compared to 2014. This is the first rise of road deaths in 18 years, according to research conducted by...

5.2 Magnitude Earthquake Hits Off Karpathos Island in Greece

An earthquake with magnitude 5.2 on the Richter Scale occurred near Karpathos island, Greece at 11:00:53.00 UTC on Dec 26, 2015. No damages or injuries have been reported. The earthquake hit 32 kilometers southeast of Karpathos at 10 kilometers focal depth, according...

Unexpected Tragedy Leaves One Russian Tourist Dead in Rhodes

The Greek island of Rhodes writhes with grief and rage after a 37-year-old woman from Russia suffered a painful death in Afandou Beach. Greek Coast Guard initiated an investigation in Traganou area on Saturday after finding personal belongings that the Russian tourist left behind her...