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"Wine Tourism" the New Fashion Only in Kefalonia

"Wine Tourism" is the new fashion in how to spend your vacation. Dimitris Lolos had a brilliant idea and decided to create The Greek Wine Experience in Kefalonia, the first organized effort of wine tourism in Greece. The Greek Wine...

Seismic Activity Following Earthquake in Lefkada Was Unexpected

Akis Tselentis the director of the Geodynamic Institute of Athens stressed that Greek citizens need to be cautious after the 6.1 Richter earthquake that took place near the island of Lefkada a few days ago. The institute’s director and professor...

The Most Unexpected Marriage Took Place on the Greek Island of Kefalonia

The most unexpected wedding of the year took place in the Kefalonia town hall between an 85-year-old woman and a 33-year-old man. Specifically, according to kefaloniapress, the wedding took place a few days ago at the local town hall. Furthermore,...

Top 5 Photo Opportunities In the Greek Ionian Islands

By Cliff Blaylock When packing for a getaway to Greece, top of the list of travel essentials is a camera because whether it’s for bragging rights, memories, or to add to a professional portfolio, we all want that perfect holiday...

Ionian Islands Hit By Severe Weather Conditions

The extreme weather conditions that have damaged Greece in the past week, continued on Friday with two major Ionian Islands feeling the effects. Apocalyptic weather conditions that developed on the Ionian islands of Kefalonia caused severe property damage and safety hazards on...

German Company Set to Take Over Operations of 14 Greek Airports

Following the finalization of the third Greek bailout, privatizations and operation takeovers of Greek pubic assets are expected to recommence. Greek newspaper "Kathimerini" reported that German Fraport AG and Slentel Ltd will soon complete the takeover of the operation of 14 Greek airports. The...

Chalkidiki Tops Most Searched August 15 Destinations for Greeks

August 15 in Greece celebrates the Virgin Mary and is accompanied by festivities and traditional rituals across the country. This, along with the fact that the day has been declared a holiday, have made it one of the most popular travel...

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...

4.4 Magnitude Quake Strikes Greek Island of Kefalonia

A 4.4-magnitude earthquake has struck on the western Greek island of Kefalonia, the Athens Geodynamic Institute reported. The tremor occurred at 4:04 p.m. local time on Tuesday, with its epicenter 5 kilometers (3.1 miles) beneath the island's surface. No damage or casualties have...

4.1Magnitude Earthquake Strikes Ionian Sea in Greece

A 4.1-magnitude underwater earthquake struck the Ionian Sea in Greece shortly after 9:30 am on Friday, according to the National Observatory of Athens. The quake's epicenter was located in the seabed, some 94 kilometers southwest of Argostoli, Kefalonia. There were no reports...