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Revived Cyprus-Greece Ferry Sets Record Number of Passengers

The revived Cyprus-Greece ferry, which set sail in mid-June, saw its final return voyage for this season. The ferry left Piraeus on Friday and arrived in Limassol on Saturday. After conducting a total of 22 round trips, Cyprus' Deputy Minister...

173 Passengers on the Maiden Voyage of the Cyprus to Greece Ferry

The first ferry trip between Cyprus and Greece in 21 years was hailed as “very positive” by the Cypriot deputy shipping minister Vassilis Demetriades on Monday. Motorcyclists, pensioners, nervous flyers, and students are just some of the 173 people who...

First Cyprus-Greece Ferry in 22 Years Starts Service on Sunday

The first car and passenger ferry in 22 years linking Cyprus and Greece will set out on its first voyage on Sunday departing from the port of Limassol to Piraeus. The fully renovated Daleela ferry is operated by Scandro Holding,...

Themistocles: The Brilliant Military Leader of the Battles of Salamis and Marathon

The life of the great Athenian general Themistocles is fairly well known, as the low-born leader was lauded even in his time for his brilliance in the battles against the Persians at Salamis and Marathon.

Climate Change Projection Shows Piraeus, Thessaloniki Under Water

Climate change models created by Climate Central, an independent organization of top scientists and journalists, show the devastation that rising sea levels could cause on coastal cities, including those in Greece, such as Piraeus and Thessaloniki. The models were created...

First Cyprus-Greece Ferry in 22 Years Could Start Service in June

The first Cyprus-Greece passenger ferry line will kick off as early as June from Limassol port 22 years after it was abandoned, Cyprus daily Phileleftheros reported on Tuesday. The preferred bidder to operate the once very popular ferry line will...

Themistocles: The Great General who Saved Athens from the Persians

The life of the great Athenian general Themistocles is well known, as the low-born leader was lauded even in his time for his brilliance.

MSC Cruises Choose Piraeus, Greece as Home Port for its Lead Ship

MSC Cruises has chosen Piraeus, Greece as the home port of the "MSC Lirica" cruise ship for the East Mediterranean schedule in the summer of 2022, it announced on Monday. MSC Lirica is the lead ship in her class of...

Several Privatized Greek Ports For Sale to Highest Bidder

A bidding war is expected to break out for the ownership of Greek ports that are now up for sale to the highest bidder after being privatized. The ports of Igoumenitsa, Heraklion and Patra, which are all being privatized, are...

How an American Couple Lives the Digital Nomad Life in Athens

An American couple left Florida to work as digital nomads in Greece. Here they describe their experiences living and working in Athens since May 2021, when Greece opened for travel. By Ian & Amy Anderson Good travel is about experiencing the...