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How Sophia Loren Made Hollywood Fall in Love With Greece

Sophia Loren, the great Italian actress, was the star of the first Hollywood movie ever shot in Greece, on the majestic island of of Hydra.

Antikythera Island: The Peaceful Paradise at the Edge of the Aegean Sea

The isolated Greek island of Antikythera, lying at the edge of the Aegean Sea between Crete and the Peloponnese, is like paradise.

Meat Consumption in Greece Among Highest in Europe

The results of a new study by the Hellenic Vegetarian Union (HellasVeg) suggest that Greeks' meat consumption is the highest among eleven European countries. More specifically, more than seven out of ten consumers (73 percent) declare that they consume up...

Airline Connecting the Aegean Islands Launched in Greece

The first inter-island airline, Cycladic, was launched in Greece on Tuesday for the purpose of connecting several popular Aegean islands. The airline, operated by private jet and helicopter management company Ifly SA says that the newly established air connection creates a...

All the Greek Island Groups Explained

  You have probably seen the postcard of whitewashed houses gathered together overlooking the endless blue waters of the Aegean Sea countless time and rightly so. Greece is known for its abundance of unique islands, which every summer offer visitors...

Greece Rejects Turkey’s Demand to Demilitarize the Aegean Islands

Greece rejected the diplomatic protest issued by Turkey on the militarization of the Aegean islands of Chios and Lesvos on Monday. Ankara summoned the Greek Ambassador in Ankara, Christodoulos Lazaris, protesting the presence of armored units on the islands. Lazaris was...

First Kindergarten Opens on Tiny Borderline Greek Island Ereikoussa

The newly-founded first kindergarten on the tiny borderline Greek island of Ereikoussa, in the Ionian Sea, opened its doors to two students.

Solving The Mystery of Santorini’s Volcano

The mystery surrounding the formation of Santorini’s volcano is one that still puzzles archeologists and scientists today. Santorini is a place of great beauty visited by millions of tourists each year. It is an island well known for its beautiful hotels,...

Ultimate Guide: What Are the Best Greek Islands to Visit in October?

If planning a trip to Greece in October you can visit some of the most popular Greek islands, and enjoy the last of the last golden days of the summer weather. Here are some tips on how to get...

The Six Breathtaking Shipwrecks of Karpathos Island

A new video created on behalf of the Municipality of Karpathos offers a rare glimpse at the six shipwrecks hiding in the island's waters.