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Greek Mountain Climbers Summit Mt. Chimborazo

Greek mountain climbers Fotis Theocharis and Dimitris Petrakis recently reached the summit of Mt. Chimborazo, Ecuador's highest mountain, which is considered one of the most difficult to climb in the world. Chimborazo's peak is 6,263 meters (20,548 feet) high, and...

Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Distrato: Greece’s Magnificent Mountain Village That Keeps Growing

Distrato is an exquisite mountainous village that has managed to remain unknown to the majority. As we all know, Greece is dotted with small mountainous villages, however, most of them have been seeing a rapid decline in their population over...

Arachova, Mainland Greece's Wintertime Gem

If you are one of those who believe that all Greece has to offer is beautiful sandy beaches and crystal-clear salt water under the hot Mediterranean sun, that could only mean that you have never been in the country...

25-Year Old Police Officer Found Dead in Greece's Zagori Gorge

A 25-year old police officer was found dead on Saturday morning in northwestern Greece's Zagori Gorge in the area of Astraka. The unfortunate man was mountaineering with a friend when he suddenly slipped and disappeared into the 300-meter deep gorge. A...

Exploring Greece in Autumn: Ten Charming Villages on the Slopes of Mt. Pelion

Mt. Pelion, located in the southeastern part of Thessaly in central Greece, is dotted with traditional, scenic villages, which nestle along its green slopes and come all the way down to the nearby Aegean. During the cooler Autumn season, after...

Greek Doctor Finally Reaches Top of the World on Everest

Greek doctor and super-athlete Georgios-Ioannis Tsianos topped the highest peak of the world, the summit of Mount Everest in the Himalayas, in the early hours of Friday. After two years of painful and difficult effort, Tsianos has finally managed to...

Two Greek Women Ready To Conquer Mount Everest

Two Greek women are poised for their attempt to conquer the world's highest mountain, Everest, on April 5, 2019. Vanessa Archontidou, a mother of two, and her teammate Christina Flambouri have already topped the summits of the highest mountains on...

Breathtaking Scenes as African Sand Turns Snow on Crete Pink

The snow covering the mountains on the Greek island of Crete has created its own unique palette of color, taking on pink and orange hues during the last several days due to southerly winds coming from Africa. The strong winds which blew...