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Floods, Stormy Weather Hit Greece

Floods and stormy weather are hitting Greece since Wednesday with meteorologists warning that bad weather will peak on Thursday. Residents in Attica have been urged to restrict their movements due to the deteriorating weather in an emergency 112 alert sent...

The Greek National Anthem and Its Meaning

The Greek National Anthem is one of the most recognizable and longest of all, written by the country's "National Poet" Dionysios Solomos

Iconic Navagio Beach in Zakynthos Closed After Landslide

Greek authorities closed off the famous Navagio Beach, or Shipwreck Beach, on Zakynthos following a landslide caused by the earthquake that hit nearby Kefalonia earlier on Thursday. The area has been evacuated, and tourists and boats are prohibited from accessing...

The Brave Greeks Who Saved the Jews of Zakynthos

The Jews of Zakynthos, Greece's beautiful Ionian island, owe their survival during the dark days of the German occupation to two brave Greeks. Zakynthos, also known as Zante, is famous worldwide for its splendid natural beauty and the incomparable hospitality...

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...