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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...

Pavlopetri, Greece’s Most Ancient Underwater City

Pavlopetri is a small islet off the coast of Laconia in the Peloponnese, where ancient history meets the endless blue of the Mediterranean.

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 the Santorini Volcano Erupt in Our Lifetime?

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...

Attica's Tiny Islet That Has Its Own Natural Pool (Video)

Attica has many small and tiny islets, scattered all over its coastline, but one of them is quite peculiar and absolutely stunning. A 40-minute drive from downtown Athens and close to the town of Keratea, in Attica's Mesogea, a rocky...

149 People Drowned in Greek Seas in the First Half of 2019

The number of people drowning in Greece's seas has increased by a shocking rate. The Greek Coast Guard revealed 149 people died in the sea from January until July 24, 2019. 98 people drowned over the same period last year. In...