Vikos Gorge: The Greek Grand Canyon
The Vikos Gorge is known as the "Greek Grand Canyon" because of its dizzying cliffs and stunning heights.
Majestic Lake Melissani in Kefalonia Dazzles with Its Turquoise Waters
Lake Melissani on the Greek island of Kefalonia, also known as Melissani Cave, is among the most astonishing lakes in the world.
Pytheas of Massalia: The First Greek to Reach Britain and the Arctic
Pytheas of Massalia, an ancient Greek geographer, was the first Mediterranean person to reach Great Britain and the Arctic Circle.
Greece Accelerates Gas Exploration in the Ionian Sea and Crete
Greece is expected to announce initiatives to accelerate natural gas exploration in the Ionian Sea and in Crete after Russia threatened to cut off supplies to Europe. According to a report in the Athens-Macedonian News Agency (AMNA), the aim of...
Juan de Fuca: The Great Greek Explorer
Juan de Fuca, or Ioannis Phokas, was an intrepid, and much underappreciated, Greek explorer and navigator who lived during the sixteenth century. De Fuca is best known for being the first to describe the Strait of Anian, which is...
Meet Babis Bizas, the Greek Who Is ‘The World’s Most Traveled Person’
Babis Bizas is the ''world’s most traveled person'' according to the Guinness Book of Records. The adventurer travels over 300 days a year.
Greece Vows It Will Not Be Blackmailed as Turkey Extends East Med Exploration
Greece accused Turkey on Tuesday of being a troublemaker, escalating provocations in the eastern Mediterranean, following Ankara's decision to extended its energy exploration through its ship the Oruc Reis until September 12. "Turkey continues to faithfully fulfill the role of...
Greece Responds to Turkey's Plans by Issuing Counter-Navtex in East Med
Greece and Cyprus issued a counter-Navtex on Wednesday in answer to Turkey’s issuance of a similar alert for an area which lays within Greece’s Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) and is set to last until August 2. The Navigation Telex by...
Greece, US Back Drilling Off Crete; Call for Respect for International Law
Greek and American officials hailed the partnership between oil giants ExxonMobil of the US, Total of France and Hellenic Petroleum in two offshore exploration licenses off Crete during a Monday teleconference. "Both sides welcomed the participation of ExxonMobil in partnership...
Turkish Vessel to Begin Gas Exploration Off Crete – Report
A Turkish newspaper reported on Wednesday that Ankara will soon send an exploration vessel to start searching for hydrocarbon reserves off the southeast corner of the Greek island of Crete. Yeni Safak reported that the vessel Oruc Reis will...
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