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Piles Of Litter Left By Tourists On Zakynthos Navagio Beach

A private company volunteered to clean up the litter from the famous Navagio Beach in Zakynthos, as authorities denied responsibility.

Two Femicides in a Single Day Shock Greece

Two femicides that occurred within a few hours of each other on Sunday at Rethymnon, Crete and on Zakynthos have shocked public opinion in Greece. A 56-year-old woman was murdered by her husband on Sunday morning in the village of...

Amazing Places In Greece That You Won’t Believe Are Real

Greece, a land of gods and nymphs, has a number of exquisitely beautiful places that appear to have come out of a fairy tale, being formed back in another time and almost in another world. Here are some of...

Five Remarkable Marine Animals of Greece (And Where to Find Them)

Many remarkable marine animals can be found in the waters of Greece.

A Greek Vacation Dilemma: The Ionian Islands or the Cyclades?

With the coming of winter soon, it will be time for hopeful travelers to face one of the most pleasant dilemmas in planning next year's vacation: Should I visit the islands of the Ionian Sea or the Aegean? It is...

Zakynthos: the Unique History and Wildlife of the Ionian Island

Zakynthos is one of the most beautiful destinations Greece has to offer. Rich with history, this Ionian Sea island is famous for its beaches, especially Navagio Beach, known as "Shipwreck Beach," which has continuously ranked as one of the...

Greek Court Rejects Tougher Sentences for Henderson’s Killers

On Friday, a Greek court rejected an appeal to toughen the sentences originally imposed on six people charged with the killing of Bakari Henderson, a college graduate from Texas, in Zakynthos in July 2017. The court upheld the original convictions,...

British Author’s Love Letter to Greek Island of Zakynthos

The Greek island of Zakynthos is yet another idyllic Greek island offering rich history, and cultural treasures, along with beaches galore.

Viral Illustration of the 20 Largest Greek Islands Gets One Wrong

An illustration of the largest Greek islands at Reddit got one completely wrong. Given that Greece has many islands with estimates ranging from somewhere around 1,200 to 6,000, depending on the minimum size taken into account, the mistake could...

The Monastery-Fortress of a Remote Greek Island and its Last Monk

This is the story of Father Grigorios, a Greek-Orthodox monk who lived 38 years of his life, almost alone, in a medieval monastery-fortress on the small Ionian island of Strofades. Father Grigorios passed away on Monday, July 31, 2017, at...