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''Ebola Not to Blame'' for Italian Girl's Death, Greek Health Experts Claim

There is no evidence to suggest that the death of a 17-year-old Italian girl was caused by the Ebola virus, the National Public Health Organisation (NPHO) said on Wednesday. Experts on infectious diseases noted that the incident had nothing to...

Greek Ferry Battles Huge Waves in the Aegean (video)

A Greek ferry battled with the waves on Sunday while approaching the port of the island of Naxos, as gale force winds of up to 8 Beaufort swept the Aegean. The captain of "Paros Jet" stabilized the vessel carrying hundreds...

Google Adds Naxos' Temple of Apollo to its Arts & Culture Platform

The Temple of Apollo on the Cycladic Island of Naxos is the latest addition to the Google Arts & Culture platform and its Open Heritage Gateway, which digitally records important monuments of the world. Google launched the Open Heritage Gateway...

Greek Fishermen Catch One of Largest-Ever Tunas in the Aegean

A group of Greek fishermen caught a giant tuna fish, the biggest in the Aegean in recent years, and proudly hung it from the mast of their boat at the port of Naxos. According to Naxospress.gr, the fishermen are the famous...

Photo of Romantic Cats Enjoying the Sunset in Greece's Naxos Goes Viral

This photo of the two cats sitting next to each other savoring the sunset on the Greek island of Naxos has gone viral. The photo of the romantic cats was snapped by tourist Amanda Harrington near the port of the...

Naxos Sets Guinness Record For Largest Portion of French Fries – Weighing 625 Kilos! (Video)

The Association of Agricultural Cooperatives of Naxos managed to break their own record in less than 8 hours - for the largest portion of french fries! It took them slicing and dicing 2.5 tons of potatoes, 800 kilograms of olive...

How to Reserve a Sunbed in Greece's Most Popular Beaches

Reserving sunbeds and an umbrella in Greece's most popular beaches is now easier than ever with BeachDibs, a platform that gives you the ability to enjoy the Greek sea and sun without hassle. The co-founder of BeachDibs.com George Hristodoulou -- a...

Byzantine Church on Greek Island Wins European Heritage Award

The Byzantine church of Hagia Kyriaki on Naxos is one of the winners of the 2018 European Union Prize for Cultural Heritage / Europa Nostra Awards, an honor in the heritage field. The 8th century church was chosen for its unique frescoes that were...

Quad-Bike Renters Picket Mykonos, Naxos Ports in Road-Ban Protest

Mykonos police and port authority are braced for protests on Wednesday as owners of businesses which rent all-terrain vehicles to tourists are blocking the port over a traffic law banning ATVs from the island's roads. In a letter sent to the...