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Diaporos: The Exotic Greek Island with Warm Waters All Year Round

Diaporos islet in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round.

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.

Top Three Greek Islands Not to be Missed

There are many smaller, lesser known greek islands that are the perfect escape from the crowds of tourists

Calypso’s Paradise: Gavdos, the Southernmost Greek Island

Gavdos is the southernmost Greek island, located to the south of its much larger neighbor, Crete.

Zakynthos: the Unique History and Wildlife of the Ionian Island

Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful destinations Greece has to offer. Rich with history, this Ionian Sea island is famous for its beaches, especially Navagio Beach, known as "Shipwreck Beach," which has continuously ranked as one of the...

Jet Blast Hurls to Ground Elderly Man at Skiathos Airport

An elderly man was hurled to the ground by the powerful blast of a jet on the picturesque Greek island of Skiathos on Sunday. The 79-year-old suffered minor injuries. The man, who was standing outside of the gate surrounding the...

Heatwave to Hit Greece with Temperatures Reaching 41°C

A heatwave will hit Greece this week with temperatures reaching a scorching 40° to 41° Celsius (105.8°F) the National Meteorological Service’s emergency bulletin said on Monday. On Wednesday, temperatures will reach 38° to 39° Celsius on the mainland and 35°...

Santorini’s Master Potter on the Timeless Art of Greece

The Greek islands are home to remarkable people who are more self-reliant and enterprising than their compatriots who live on the mainland.

Avoid the Crowds on These Sparsely Inhabited Greek Islands

Despite their reputation as top tourism destinations, there are some secluded Greek islands with populations numbering under 200 people for those looking for a peaceful vacation.

British Author’s Love Letter to Greek Island of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos is yet another idyllic Greek island offering rich history, and cultural treasures, along with beaches galore.