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Samina Ferry Disaster Haunts Greece More Than 20 Years Later

The disaster involving the sinking of the ferry boat Express Samina on September 26, 2000 off the coast of Paros which claimed the lives of eighty-one people still haunts Greece. The ferry remains at the bottom of the Aegean sea...

Monica Bellucci Vacations in Greece’s Paros

Italian actress Monica Bellucci has been spotted on the Greek island of Paros, which she has described as among her favorite vacation destinations. Bellucci, 57, has been a frequent visitor to the Cycladic island, a place where she has said...

3 Greek Islands Named Among Best in World

The Greek islands of Milos, Paros, and Crete have all been named to Travel + Leisure's top 25 islands in the world for 2022. The volcanic Greek island of Milos was ranked No. 4 while Paros landed at No. 12,...

Paros Unplugged: Top Highlights of the Greek Getaway Island

Located in the cluster of the Cycladic islands, Paros possesses everything you would fancy when dreaming of a Greek island vacation: unique beaches with azure waters, fish tavernas, whitewashed houses, and traditional, Cycladic churches. Here is a list of the...

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...

At Least 16 Dead in Third Migrant Tragedy in as Many Days off Greece

At least sixteen people died when a migrant boat sank in the Aegean, Greece's Coast Guard said early Saturday, just hours after a similar incident claimed another 11 lives. The latest tragedy -- the third since Wednesday -- came amid...

Injured Baby Seal Rescued from Certain Death in Greece

Animal welfare activists in Greece saved an injured female baby seal that was unable to move and was stranded on Luggeri Beach of the island of Paros on Saturday. Volunteers from the Paros Animal Welfare Society (PAWS) managed to rescue...

Emergency Coronavirus Restrictions Imposed on Mykonos

New, strict measures to curb the spread of the coronavirus will be imposed on the popular Greek island of Mykonos, it was made public on Saturday afternoon.

Greece Announces 287 New Coronavirus Cases, Three Deaths; New Measures Imposed

On Friday, Greek health authorities announced that there were 287 new coronavirus cases and three deaths in the country over the last 24 hours. Of the new cases, only 15 were discovered through testing of foreign visitors at Greece's borders,...

Stunning Salma Hayek Dances Syrtaki and Breaks Plates on Paros

The Mexican actress Salma Hayek has now apparently embraced Greek culture in all its dimensions. Like many celebrities, the glamorous star chose to vacation this year in the Greek islands, and has stayed there with her husband Francois-Henri Pinault. Inspired...