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Tinos: This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

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

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...

UK Says Travelers Returning from Zakynthos, Lesvos and Santorini Need Not Isolate

In a surprise move, the government of the United Kingdom on Thursday removed the stipulation that UK travelers must self-isolate after returning from the Greek islands of Zakynthos, Serifos, Lesvos, Tinos and Santorini as of 4 AM on Saturday,...

Irresponsible Ten Percent Threaten to Undermine Greek Coronavirus Success

Despite the travel restrictions imposed by Greek authorities to contain the spread of the coronavirus, many city dwellers have still somehow managed to travel to the Aegean islands to celebrate Easter. Speaking to Greek Reporter on Friday, Jonathan Wickens, a...

Storm ''Hephaestion'' Leaves Behind Widespread Disruption and Power Cuts

Greece's most recent winter storm, dubbed ''Hephaestion,'' which brought extensive snowfall, frost and extremely forceful winds to many parts of Greece, is now gradually moving eastward and away from the country. The Aegean islands of Tinos and Andros were left...

Family of American Who Died in Greece ''Saves'' 8 People By Donating His Organs

The family of a 30-year old American citizen who died in Greece recently, decided to donate his organs, saving the lives of eight different people. The unfortunate man was spending his summer holidays on Greece's island of Tinos this year...

Trove of Stunning Classical-Age Antiquities Discovered on Tinos Island

A significant number of tombstones from Greece's Classical Age, decorated with elaborate designs in relief, were unearthed recently during an excavation conducted by the University of Athens at the Tomb of the Classical Age in Xobourgo, Tinos. According to the...