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NATO Helicopter Crashes in Greece's Ionian Sea – Crew Missing

A NATO helicopter crashed in the Ionian Sea, west of the Greek mainland, on Wednesday evening. According to Greek Defense Ministry sources, the CH-148 Cyclone helicopter had taken off from a Canadian frigate and crashed in the sea some 20...

Pioneering Artificial Iris Surgery Takes Place in Corfu, Greece Hospital

Surgeons at the Ophthalmological Clinic of the General Hospital of Corfu (Kerkyra) Island in Greece announced on Monday that an innovative major surgery took place at their facility several days ago. The statement from the hospital notes that its doctors...

Corfu Island Honors Its Patron Saint Spyridon With Splendid Ceremonies

The Greek island of Corfu (Kerkyra) honors the memory of its Patron Saint Spyridon on December 12 each year. Thousands of faithful Christians have already arrived on the Ionian Sea island from all over the world to worship the saint. People...

Corfu Fisherman Sets New World Record for Catching Largest Gilt-Head Seabream

The European Spearfishing Records Association (ESRA) announced that Christos Simatis, a fisherman on Corfu, broke the world record recently by catching the biggest gilt-head seabream in Europe. The massive fish, caught by Simatis in September of 2019, weighed 6.905 kilograms...

October Seems Like Second June This Year as Tourists Enjoy Sun and Warm Temperatures

What if calendars tell us that we're in mid-October when leaves turn yellow and rain falls regularly? The weather in Greece has been more reminiscent of June than October the last several days, as temperatures remain high and glorious sun...

Katherine Kelly Lang from "The Bold and the Beautiful" in Greece For Filming

The well-known American actress Katherine Kelly Lang, who became internationally famous as ''Brooke'' on CBS' popular soap opera ''The Bold and the Beautiful,'' arrived on the shores of Corfu (Kerkyra) on Sunday to take part in the filming of a Greek...

Huge Fire Breaks Out on Corfu; Two Villages Evacuated

A large fire broke out in southern Corfu, in the Ionian Sea, on Friday afternoon. The forest fire started in the broader area of Kritika around 2 o'clock local time. At least 34 fire fighters have rushed to the spot, and...

Ultra-Luxurious Qatari Yacht Dazzles Tourists on Corfu, Greece

Tourists and residents in Corfu's Moraitika region couldn't believe their eyes when they saw a massive, navy blue and white luxury yacht approaching their local beach on Sunday. One gentleman, surrounded by other swimmers who turned out to be members of...

Famous Speleologists Explore Corfu's Stunning Caves

The famous Dutch speleologist René van Vliet and his team recently explored more than fifteen caves in Corfu in a span of less than 25 days. The caving team was comprised of famous speleologists and forestologists from across Europe, including...