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Tommy Hilfiger, Kris Jenner Enjoy Summer Holidays in Greece

Renowned fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger and his wife, Dee Ocleppo, along with television personality Kris Jenner are enjoying their summer holidays in Greece. Jenner, known from the reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians, uploaded her Instagram account with a...

One of Oldest Schools in Greece to be Restored

The tender for the restoration of one of the oldest schools in Greece was completed; works will begin soon in the school that was built in 1880 on Hydra. The school on Hydra started operating as an elementary school in...

First Hydra World Music (HMW) Festival to be Held on August 25-27

Set against the unique backdrop of Hydra, one of the cosmopolitan Saronic Gulf islands that was a haven and adopted home for several artists, musicians and novelists in its history, the first Hydra World Music (HMW) festival will be...

Five Greek Islands where there are No Cars

Greeks love their cars and they take them everywhere, even to places where they shouldn't, such as in small islands where they are absolutely unnecessary. Yet, there are some islands that don't have roads and they are perfect for...

Leonard Cohen's Love for Greece (videos)

The great songwriter, poet, author and singer Leonard Cohen, who passed away at 82, had special ties with Greece where he bought a home in 1960. "My father passed away peacefully at his home in Los Angeles with the knowledge...

Pamela Anderson-Vivienne Westwood in New Wave Punk Fashion Shoot on Hydra [photos]

Modern punk and new wave blew through the island of Hydra on Thursday as British fashion designer Vivienne Westwood, aged 75, chose the island to shoot their new collection, SS/S '17. Also on the island with Westwood is her...

Artist's Bluff: Photographing Hydra's Blue Plants [pics]

The HYam organization presents the latest work by artist Maria Tsagkari (recipient of the Young Mediterranean Artists Award for 2014) in Hydra, titled "Part Two - The Expectation - The New Green Project." Tsagkari describes her work as a...

Dive to the First Underwater Art Installation on Hydra [Pics + Video]

AUTOTOMY is a subaquatic sculptural project made in collaboration with Hydra Dive Center in Greece. The work can be experienced in Vlychos Beach on Hydra Island until September 10. Autotomy (from the Greek auto”self” and tome “severing”) is defined as the reflex...

Horseback Riding Tours on Hydra

Hydra is an enchanting Greek island known for its restaurants lining the main port and the inevitable flashback to the turn of the century and beyond as there are no cars allowed on the island. The charm of the...

Altar Depicting Son of Hercules vs Serpent Monster Found

An ancient marble altar dating to the second century showing a nude warrior battling a serpent monster has been discovered by villagers near the Akcay River in Turkey. The carved scene on the altar is difficult to interpret. Considering the...