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August 15: Discover the Big Celebration of Tinos Island

  For Greeks, August 15 is one of the most important holidays on the calendar, but it is an especially huge day in Tinos. It's vacation time for most working Greeks, and a celebration of all the Marias, Marios, Panagiotis,...

August 15th 1940: Italians Torpedo Greek Cruiser Elli as a Precursor to War

It was August 15, 1940 when the Italian submarine 'Delfino' torpedoed and sank the Greek light cruiser 'Elli' at Tinos' port during the Word War II. World War II had been raging for almost a year in Europe, with Greece...

Tinos: This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

The Greek island of Tinos is steeped in history and beauty and home to sacred religious and historic sites, as well as to history and art museums. Another charm of the island is that it is dotted with charming authentic...

The Island of Mykonos Throughout the Millennia

Mykonos is undoubtedly one of the most famous Greek islands. Known for its lively parties and beautiful beaches, the island also has an incredibly fascinating ancient history. Somewhat surprisingly, the party paradise was also an international hub in ancient times...

The Ancient Art of Marble Sculpture Lives on at Greece’s Tinos

When one thinks of white, marble art and clear, cerulean waters of Tinos island, Greece comes to mind. The two are synonymous.

The Top Destinations for Greek Easter

With Greek Orthodox Easter fast approaching, Greeks and tourists alike are planning to rush out of urban centers in order to enjoy the unique holiday customs found in destinations across the country. While there are some shared Easter traditions throughout...

Agia Pelagia: The Vision Leading to the Panagia Celebration on Tinos

The Virgin Mary takes center stage in Tinos on August 15 annually, thanks to a humble nun who received a vision, whom we know as Agia Pelagia, or St. Pelagia, today, on the great feast of the Panagia, or...

Water Shortages On Greek Islands Plaguing Summer Season

  Greek island water shortages and stoppages are plaguing the nation this summer. Promoted for its beautiful seawater surrounding all the Greek isles and its entire coastline, many islands are suffering from a lack of quantity -- and quality of tap...

Spectacular Modern Greek House Nominated for EU Award

The "Lap Pool House," a modern house built on a slope of the Cycladic island of Tinos, is nominated for an EU award for Architecture.

Five Greek Islands Considered At Risk Due to Wind Farm Construction

The organization Europa Nostra announced on Thursday that they have symbolically placed five Greek islands on their list of endangered cultural heritage sites because of what they consider the risk of their landscapes being destroyed by the construction of...