Euboea

Greek Wine Production Shows Significant Decrease

Wine is one of Greece's main products. 2014, however, was not a good year for Greek vineyards as, according to the Greek Wine Federation, production decreased by 15%. In contrast to the significant production decrease, the prices of grapes used for...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient Greek mythology and the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of...

30,000 Euro Fine to Dog Killer Restaurant Owner

Even though the Animal Welfare movement's win against the man who fatally wounded a small dog in Nea Styra, Euboea, cannot bring the dog back, it was a great feat. Regional authorities in central Greece ratified the administrative 30,000-euro fine to a...

Greece's Most Amazing Nudist Beaches

People from all around the world are visiting Greece during the summer. The country has been graced with some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, which is one of the main reasons for its popularity. While most...

Greece's Best Spots for Yoga and Stress Therapy

Who isn’t stressed? It seems that there is always something to be stressed about; work, family, friends, plans gone wrong, the neighbors’ dog…we just need a break! Yoga seems to offer a great way for many to find calmness...

Hotel Opens First Beach Library in Greece

The Thalatta Seaside Hotel in Agia Anna, Euboea, Greece found a clever way to nudge its guests to read books during their holidays. The hotel built a library on the beach. What looks like a simple wall at the edge of the beach actually consists...

Ring of Ruthless Thugs Terrorize Greece

A ruthless ring of extortionist thugs responsible for terrorizing Attica, Corinth and Euboea have been uncovered by Greek police. Investigations revealed that the ring had a large number of ammunition in its possession, which they used to blackmail shop-owners...

Turkish Frigate in Greek Territorial Waters

During the night of Tuesday November 12, the Turkish frigate “Oruc Reis” sailed through Euboea and Skyros. In the middle of the night, the Turkish Generals from Ankara sent a Turkish frigate in order to test the time that...

Earthquake Hit Greek Island of Euboea and Athens

According to European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre, a strong earthquake with a magnitude of 4.8 on the Richter scale, with a focal depth of 10 km, hit at 20.00 p.m. in the island of Euboea. The earthquake occurred in the area Taxiarches,...

Two Big Fires Broke Out in Euboea

Two big fires broke out in forest land with pine trees in Ritsona and Psachna, both located in Euboea, Greece. The firefighters are struggling with the flames to extinguish both fires. Residential areas in both cases have not been threatened. The first...