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Uninhabited Island Destinations in Greece: Uncharted Paradise

Greece is home to thousands of uninhabited Greek island paradises, the perfect travel spots for tourists looking to go off the beaten path.

The Greek Pioneers Who Dug the Suez Canal

Greece has been connected to the Suez Canal since it was first envisioned as a pie-in-the-sky project in the mid-nineteenth century.

Renowned Greek Cardiac Surgeon Abandons Glittering Career for Serenity of Aegean Island

It's not often that a successful cardiac surgeon leaves his prestigious post and high salary as a director of a private clinic in Athens to go and offer his services to the 1,100 residents of a remote island in...

The Greek Pioneers Who Constructed the Suez Canal

In the mid 1800s, almost three quarters of the residents of Kasos Island in Greece picked up and moved to Egypt to work on one of the most ambitious construction projects in the world: The Suez Canal, which would...

Five Shipwrecks Discovered During New Explorations off Kasos Island

Five different shipwrecks which have already revealed important findings were discovered recently off the coast of Kasos Island in Greece's Aegean Sea. During the exploration, which was funded by the Kasos Association of New York and was supported by the...

European Commission Reacts to Turkish Provocations Against Greece

The European Commission reacted to the continuous Turkish provocations against Greece, with spokesperson Maja Kocijancic urging Turkey to avoid "friction" or "threat." The EC official spoke to EurActiv saying that, "The EU urges Turkey to avoid any kind of source...

Turkey Asks for Demilitarization of Greek Island

Turkey continues its provocations in the Aegean by issuing a new NOTAM on Friday asking for the demilitarization of the Greek island of Kasos. The NOTAM says that one of the three ares in which Greece is conducting military exercises...

The Greek Pioneers Who Dug the Suez Canal

The "new" Suez Canal, which was officially inaugurated on August 6, 2015, changed the world of shipping, doubling the cargo capacity of the original canal, which was built in the mid-1800s. The nation of Greece has been connected to the Suez...

5.3 Magnitude Earthquake East of Crete

The Geodynamics Institute of the National Observatory of Athens has announced that a 5.3-magnitude earthquake hit the east of Crete on Wednesday morning at 00:45 pm. The tremor occurred at the seabed between Kasos and Crete, at a depth of about...

Crete Shaken by Two Consecutive Earthquakes

Two earthquakes of magnitude 4.2 and 4.4 on the Richter scale shook the maritime area between Kasos and Crete on Thursday afternoon. The earthquakes were mainly felt in Palaikastro, situated about 19 kilometers away from Sitia, Zakros on the eastern coast...