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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...

‘Samina’ Ferry Disaster Haunts Greece More than 20 Years Later

The disaster with the sinking of the ferry boat Express Samina in September 26, 2000 off the coast of Paros Island that claimed the lives of 81 people still haunts Greece. The ferry remains at the bottom of the Aegean...

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.

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...

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...

Greece Announces Strict New Measures Against Coronavirus; PM Admonishes Youth

Greece's Undersecretary of Civil Protection Nikos Hardalias announced much stricter measures against the spread of the coronavirus as the nation grapples with a disturbing spike in numbers around the country. Bars, restaurants in Attica to close at Midnight Bars, caterers, restaurants...

Reports Say Greece Will Soon Impose Curfews on Three Islands

  According to reports in Greek media, the country's Deputy Civil Protection Minister Nikos Hardalias will soon announce the imposition of curfews on the islands of Spetses, Paros and Antiparos. The curfews are meant to contain the further spread of the...

Greece's Paros Voted Best Island in Europe

The best island in Europe for 2020 is Paros, according to the many readers of the leading American travel magazine Travel + Leisure (T+L), who participated in the voting for the World's Best Awards 2020. True to form, Greece holds...

Greece's Paros Seeks to Become First Plastic-Free Mediterranean Island

The popular Greek island of Paros is on a mission to become the first plastic waste-free island in the Mediterranean, using guidelines from the program called "Clean Blue Alliance." This project is an initiative of "Common Seas," an organization which...