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Qatar Sheikh Al Thani Enjoys Dream Family Vacation in Greece

Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber bin Mohammed bin Thani Al Thani recently arrived on the Greek island of Skiathos by way of his famous luxurious yacht "Al Mirqad," in order to enjoy the island's beautiful coastline. Widely known as...

Goldie Hawn's Anti-Stress Seminars for Children Upset Greek Church

The Metropolis of Chalkida, in central Greece, expressed its opposition earlier in the week to meditation and anti-stress seminars aimed at primary school teachers organized by Goldie Hawn. The sessions are set to take place on the Greek island...

Greek Island Travels on London Underground

Skiathos, the most famous island of the Sporades and one of the favorite Greek destinations throughout Europe, will be advertised in all London Underground trains. The island is very popular among British visitors. However, after the bankruptcy of UK business...

Oldest Lighthouse in the World Once Stood off Greece's Pelion Peninsula

The straits between Greece's south Pelion Peninsula and the island of Skiathos in the Northern Sporades conceal many secrets in their treacherous waters -- including one little-known fact known mostly to historians and a handful of locals. Few people are...

British Woman Dead After Husband Accidentally Runs Over Her on Skiathos Island

A family tragedy took place on the Greek island of Skiathos, in the Northern Sporades, in the early hours of Wednesday. A British couple who own a house on Skiathos and spend most of their time in Greece, returned home at...

Greece's Damage From Thomas Cook Collapse To Exceed €500 Million

Monday's shocking announcement that the British tourism giant Thomas Cook had collapsed has sparked fears across Europe in the countries where the firm had booked thousands of accommodations and tours, among which Greece holds a prominent place. According to the...

Ultra-Luxurious Qatari Yacht ''Al Mirqab'' Spotted off Greece's Skiathos Island

People on Greece's island of Skiathos were amazed, for yet another year, by seeing the massive, ultra-luxurious ''Al Mirqab'' yacht arrive on their island in the northern Sporades on Monday. Hamad bin Jassim bin Jaber Al Thani, the former prime...

Greek Island of Skiathos Hosts Members of Jordan's Royal Family

Approximately ten members of the royal family of Jordan recently spent a few days on Greece's idyllic island of Skiathos to enjoy their summer break, according to reports on Wednesday. Reports from several sources on the island said that the...

Video Captures Terrifying Low Landing at Greece's Skiathos Airport

A video was recently uploaded on Youtube depicting one of the lowest possible landings to ever have taken place at the airport on Skiathos, in Greece's Sporades archipelago. Skiathos island's ''Alexandros Papadiamantis'' International Airport is well known for its proximity to...

Greece's Skiathos Hosts Moroccan Royalty

The princess of Morocco Lalla Salma and her son, successor of the throne Moulay Hassan, arrived on the island of Skiathos on Saturday afternoon for holidays. The members of the royal family arrived with the royal lear jet at Skiathos...