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Large Wildfire Rages in North-Eastern Greece Near Alexandroupoli

On Saturday, the authorities in north-eastern Greece evacuated the residents of at least eight villages near the city of Alexandroupoli. The following day, efforts to control the blaze continued. The Greek fire department reported that over 130 firefighters, supported by...

The Great Fire of Thessaloniki that Completely Changed the City

The Great Fire of Thessaloniki, which broke out on August 18, 1917, completely changed the city's appearance and path of development. This catastrophe was one of the most decisive factors that determined what the city looks like today. The...

Halkidiki: Greece’s Peninsula Boasts Stunning Beaches

Halkidiki is an often overlooked peninsula in Northern Greece perfect for international tourists looking for a nature filled getaway.

Halkidiki: The Top Ten Best Beaches on Greece’s Spectacular Peninsula

Halkidiki (or Chalkidiki) is a peninsula which is part of the region of Central Macedonia in northern Greece.

Orphaned Bear Saved and Released in the Mountains of Greece

An orphaned bear named Thomas, who was found wandering alone in the area of Florina, northern Greece last year, was returned to the wild after being cared for in the facilities of Arcturos wildlife organization. The reintroduction of the wild...

The Fascinating History of Thessaloniki’s Iconic White Tower

Residents of Thessaloniki, Greece's second largest city, often use its White Tower as a point of reference when giving directions in the city.

Nymphaio, the Fairy-Tale Village of Northern Greece

Nymphaio is a stunning village, often ranked amongst the most beautiful, located just outside Florina in West Macedonia, Greece.

Chalkidiki: Two of Three People Lost at Sea Found

During a party in Chalkidiki on Saturday, three young men from North Macedonia jumped into the sea, and so far, only two of them have been safely recovered. The three men, who were partying in the picturesque area of northern...

Diaporos: The Exotic Greek Island with Warm Waters All Year Round

Diaporos islet in Halkidiki, northern Greece, is like an exotic island, with crystal clear warm waters and no winds all year round.

The Ten Most Beautiful Lakes in Greece

Lakes in Greece go under-appreciated because of the country's wealth of beaches and islands, but Greek lakes are surely enchanting and worth a visit!