Paxos

The Greek Island of Paxos, A Serene Gem in the Ionian Sea

Justifiably world-renowned for its plethora of exquisite islands, Greece can boast of many which offer it all - serene getaways, summer fun, links to ancient history and cozy harbors perfect for exploring by boat. Paxos, also called Paxoi and Antipaxoi,...

Edward Kennedy Square on Paxos Island Commemorates Late U.S. Senator

The handwritten note by late U.S. Senator Edward Kennedy, dating back to August 1968, is exhibited in the small art gallery that used to be a taverna in Edward Kennedy Square, located in Lakka village of Paxos island in...

A Greek Summer Dilemma: Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

It is summertime in Greece and vacation dates are set. It is the time lucky Greeks and visitors have to face one of the most pleasant dilemmas: Which island or islands? In the Ionian Sea or the Aegean? Island...

Angelina Jolie, Keanu Reeves Discover the Little Greek Gem of Paxos

The smallest of the Ionian Islands, just 13 km long by three wide, Paxos and the nearby even smaller island of Antipaxos, are the little gems of the Ionian Sea. More than four thousand tourists visit the two islands every...

Greek Summers: 6 Ideas for 6 Islands

By Cliff Blaylock The great Greek summer is now in full swing, and as the sun soars high in the sky, causing temperatures to rise well into the 90s, millions will be flocking to the Greek islands in search of...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient Greek mythology and the geomorphology of each place. In fact, during ancient times, the names of...

6 Magical Greek Destinations Where There Are No Cars

Greece is full of natural beauty, territorial diversity and a myriad of unique, beautiful destinations. Some of these famous destinations have remained pure and there is no way a car could reach them. The town of Hydra is built on a...

Man from Cumbria Missing in Greece

Roger Bainbridge, 67, from Kendal, went missing while on holiday on the island of Paxos. He decided to go for a walk alone, and was last seen taking the ferry to a nearby island, Antipaxos, on Thursday September 26. Since...

Oil and Gas Reserves in Greek Seas

According to Ethnos, four areas in Greece show 'great potential’ of having deposits of hydrocarbons (oil and gas). The first region starts at the northwest of Corfu, on the Albanian border and extends down to Paxos and Antipaxos, to the...