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Magnitude 4.3 Earthquake Strikes Near Lefkada Island, Greece

Lefkada, Greece was shaken by a magnitude 4.3 earthquake that hit the island in the Ionian Sea early on Tuesday. According to the National Observatory of Athens (NOA), the quake at 06:49 a.m. struck at a focal depth of 16.5...

Lefkada Island: Where Lovers Jumped to Death in Ancient Greece

Lefkada, the Greek island in the Ionian sea, is known internationally for its breathtaking landscape and crystalline, turquoise waters. Yet Lefkada's mythic past holds many tragic tales, specifically in terms of the iconic Cape Lefkada, that sits 60 meters (nearly...

The Stunning Greek Island That’s Only a Beach

Lefkada is a popular Greek island known for its beaches, particularly Porto Katsiki and Egremni. However, there is a beach near Lefkada you don't want to miss, and that is Agios Nikolaos, a breathtaking island that consists of a...

Lefkada: A Touch of the Caribbean in Greece

Located in the Ionian sea, Lefkada is a stunning island, even by Greek standards. It connects to the mainland by a small bridge and is easily accessed by car. With hospitable locals and many activities to offer, the island prides...

Lafcadio Hearn: The Greek National Poet of Japan

Lafcadio Hearn, a unique figure in international literature, began his life in Greece and spent the rest of his career in Japan.

Five of the Best Greek Islands for Windsurfing

Greece has over 200 islands for locals and travelers alike to explore. However, when it comes to water sports, and especially windsurfing, some Greek islands easily top the rest. The sport of windsurfing has become increasingly popular in Greece and...

Two Earthquakes Shake Lefkada Island, Greece

Two earthquakes struck the Ionian island of Lefkada, Greece within a few hours on Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. The first tremor measuring 3.9 occurred on Wednesday evening, followed by a stronger 4.4 earthquake overnight. The epicenter of the second earthquake...

Earthquakes in Greece: The Areas of High Risk

The frequency of earthquake activity in Greece makes it rank sixth in the world and first in Europe in the damage caused by temblors. This is due to some unique geological characteristics, caused by the movements of the tectonic plates...

Shipwreck in Lefkada, Greece a Monument to the Tragedy of Migration

A shipwreck on the Greek island of Lefkada in the Ionian Sea has become a poignant monument to the human tragedy of migration. The wreck of an old rusty trawler that locals believe had sailed from Tunisia, lies abandoned on Gaidaros...

Greece Approves €165-Million VIP Resort on Skorpios Island

Skorpios, Aristotle Onassis' private island, is to turn into a VIP resort, after the Greek government signed the permit allowing the change.