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Here's Another Reason why Drinking Greek Coffee is Good for You

Drinking a cup of Greek coffee each day transports you to Greece. The aroma, as well as the technique of boiling the finely ground coffee beans, all of it represents a quintessential Greek cultural experience. But, did you know...

International Conference on the Longevity on Ikaria Island

Longevity is the topic of the international conference organized Friday and Saturday in Athens, at the Institute for Longevity and Prevention of Old-Age Diseases, run by Professor of Cardiology Christodoulos Stefanadis. Both Greece and the Greek scientific community have demonstrated...

Rare World War II Bomber Discovered at the Bottom of the Aegean (video)

A twin-engine bomber from the Second World War was discovered lying on the sea bed south of the Greek island of Ikaria. The Martin Baltimore type aircraft built by the Glenn L. Martin Company in the United States crashed in...

Blue Zone Island of Ikaria in Study to Unlock Secrets of longevity

A "Mediterranean-type" diet combined with exercise and a quiet, stress-free lifestyle are the secrets to a long life, according to a study carried out in the five locations around the world where people live the longest - including the...

23 Ancient Shipwrecks Located Near Greek Island of Ikaria

Important underwater archaeological finds were discovered in the area of Fournoi near the Greek island of Ikaria. In total, traces of 23 wrecks from various eras were located. The operation began on June 8 and was completed on July...

Civil Protection Warns of High Risk of Wild Fires

According to the General Secretary of Civil Protection, the areas of Attica, Evia, Chios, Samos, Ikaria, Crete and islands in the South Aegean are at high risk of wildfires breaking out. The Civil Protection warning was issued Friday. The General Secretary...

Traditions That are Slowly Disappearing

There are several habits that over the years have turned into some sort of tradition which Greeks have incorporated in their daily lives. However, in our days, these "traditions" are starting to wear off for many reasons; technology, demanding...

Six Turkish Jet Fighters Violated Greek Air Space on Tuesday

Six Turkish jet fighters violated Greek air space between the islands of Fournoi and Ikaria on Tuesday. According to the Greek Air Force, the Turkish warplanes spent about 30 minutes in Greek air space. This is the 78th time Turkish...

Greek Film ‘Little Land’ Travels To Japan

The film “Little Land”, which is dedicated to the Greek island of Ikaria, after winning two awards at the 15th Thessaloniki Documentary Festival, the WWF Award and the ERT3 Broadcasting Award, is now traveling to Japan. As ikariamag.gr suggests, Japan has shown interest in...

Five Amazing Greek Islands off the Beaten Path

Greece has always been among the most popular holiday destinations worldwide. Especially its numerous amazing islands, filled with an abundance of visitors each year, who enjoy the crystal-clear beaches, sunny mornings, wandering around the island, and of course, the delicious...