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''Karavaki,'' The Old Greek Tradition of Decorating Boats — Not Trees — at Christmas

Christmas is linked all around the world to the ancient tradition of decorating a Christmas tree with countless ornaments and beautiful lights. However, an old traditional custom in Greece's islands and coastal regions dictates that people should decorate a...

Successful Greek Fisherman in Iceland Longs to Return to his Native Land

George Alevras is a Greek fisherman from the historic city of Messolonghi who currently lives in Siglufjörður, one of the northernmost cities in Iceland. Despite his success in Iceland's largest economic sector, Alevras would like to return back home to his...

Impressive Scenes as Waterspout Touches Down on Chios Island (video)

A sea tornado, or waterspout, was spotted in the early hours of Friday morning off the coast of Chios Island in Greece. The spectacular scene captured the attention of many people on the island, who tried to record it in...

Greek Oil Tanker Attacked By Pirates in Togo; Four Crew Members Kidnapped

According to an official statement issued by the Navy of Togo, a Greek oil tanker was attacked by pirates off the shores of the west African nation in the early hours of Monday. The criminals who went aboard the Greek...

Fishermen Save Woman Who Was Lost For 12 Hours in the Sea off Crete (Video)

Two Cretan fishermen managed to save an 18-year old woman who was fighting to survive for more than twelve hours in the sea in Greece's Lasithi, on Crete. Media reports suggest that the unfortunate woman tried to pick up her...

Mother and Son Drown Inside Car Discovered at the Bottom of the Sea off Drapetsona

Greek authorities have discovered two bodies inside a car which had sunk to the bottom of the sea off Neos Molos, in Drapetsona, Greece. The vehicle was found 32 meters (105 feet) under the surface of the sea, and the...

Archaeologists To Resume Survey of Famous Antikythera Shipwreck

The underwater archaeological survey at the Antikythera shipwreck site, which has been suspended since 2017, will resume in the near future, according to an announcement made by the Ekaterini Laskaridi Institution on Friday. The Institution is responsible for supplying the...

Will Santorini's Volcano Erupt in Our Lifetime? Scientists Search for Answers

One of the most common questions people ask about the idyllic Greek island of Santorini is whether its active volcano is expected to erupt again in our lifetime. In order to answer this simple, but at the same time complex,...

Young Cretan Man's Quest to Tour the Globe on 26-Foot Sailboat (video)

Cleanthes Anastasakis is a 27-year old Greek man from Crete who has been cruising around the world for the last two years in a courageous attempt achieve his goal of circling the entire globe on his sailboat. Anastasakis began his...