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Alica Ѕchmidt, the sexiest athlete in the world is in the Greek island of Crete

Alica Ѕchmidt, the sexiest athlete in the world is in the Greek island of Crete Alica Ѕchmidt, the German athlete and fitness trainer of the football team Borussia Dortmund is in Greece enjoying some time off. The beautiful blonde dubbed the sexiest athlete in the world, is in Elounda, Crete, protothema.gr reports. The 400 meters […]

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Mytilene police seek owner after pitbull attack

Mytilene police seek owner after pitbull attack Police on the island of Lesvos were on Wednesday investigating an attack on a 6-year-old boy by a pitbull on Tuesday night. According to reports the dog managed to break free from its owner on central Ermou Street in Mytilene and bite the boy in front of his […]

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An end to the abuse of Chrissi island

An end to the abuse of Chrissi island The Ministers of Environment and Finance are trying to stop the uncontrollable situation that prevails on the heavenly island of Chrissi (a.k.a. Gaidouronisi) – which is located 8 miles south of Ierapetra. Its endless sandy beaches are trampled every summer by illegal constructions, which are demolished every […]

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Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods

Naxos, Greece’s Island of the Gods The Greek island of Naxos. Credit: Dronepicr/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY 2.0 Naxos is the largest island of the Cyclades island group, and although it is comparatively unknown relative to Greece’s many other idylls, it is one of the most enchanting places for any visitor. Despite flying somewhat under the […]

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Man kills ex, then himself on Rhodes

Man kills ex, then himself on Rhodes A tragedy unfolded on the southeast Aegean island of Rhodes on Wednesday when a man, 40, shot and killed his former wife, 32, and then took his own life. The man was reportedly found dead in his home, having committed suicide with the same shotgun he used to […]

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US Navy will add second base at Souda Bay on Greek island of Crete

US Navy will add second base at Souda Bay on Greek island of Crete While talks are ongoing for a renewed Mutual Defense Cooperation Agreement (MDCA) between Greece and Washington it will reportedly include adding a second base for the US Navy at Souda Bay on Crete.  Regardless of what else is decided, the base […]

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Louis Vuitton Launches Campaign on Stunning Greek Island of Milos

Louis Vuitton Launches Campaign on Stunning Greek Island of Milos Sarakiniko Beach on Milos. The stunning island will be the setting for Louis Vuitton’s latest advertising campaign. Credit: dronepicr – CC BY 2.0 Famed French fashion house Louis Vuitton has chosen the beautiful Greek island of Milos as the setting for its latest brand campaign […]

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The Best Tips for an Unforgettable Family Vacation on Crete

The Best Tips for an Unforgettable Family Vacation on Crete Chania, Crete. The island is a great destination for a family vacation. Credit: Dimitra Damian/Greek Reporter Crete is the largest island in Greece, and its coastline of 1,046 km or 650 miles is full of some of the most beautiful beaches in Greece, which is […]

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Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water

Drinking on the Greek Island of Delos: Bring Your Own Water The Greek island of Delos, which is always arid but is now suffering from drought — also is without a canteen or public bathrooms. There is no potable water available on Delos. Credit: Zde Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3 Whether you are spending the […]

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The Serene Charm of Sikinos

The Serene Charm of Sikinos View of Kastor, the largest village on the island of Sikinos, Greece. Credit: limitsios/CC BY 2.0 There are many islands in the Cyclades, all of the them with beautiful sandy beaches and crystal clear waters, but each one having its own unique characteristics. In Sikinos, it is its serene charm […]

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Cessna 172 aircraft goes missing over Samos Island on Monday evening

Cessna 172 aircraft goes missing over Samos Island on Monday evening A Cessna 172 aircraft has gone off-radar over the waters near Samos Island, the Civil Aviation Authority reported on Monday evening. The plane was flying a private flight from Israel to Samos, and it is thought to have run into problems just before landing. […]

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Tinos: This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You

Tinos: This Unique Greek Island Will Enchant You Tinos is a unique Greek island. Credit: Kostas Limitsios/CC BY 2.0 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 […]

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Lefkada: A Touch of the Caribbean in Greece

Lefkada: A Touch of the Caribbean in Greece Kalamitsi Beach on the Greek island of Lefkada. Credit: Ggia/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY-SA 3.0 Located in the Ionian sea, Lefkada is a stunning island, even by Greek standards. It connects to the mainland by a small bridge and is easily accessed by car. With hospitable locals and many […]

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US travelers pick Milos as Europe’s top island

US travelers pick Milos as Europe’s top island The scenic island of Milos in the western Cyclades has been voted “Top Island in Europe” by readers of US magazine Travel + Leisure in voting for the “World’s Best Awards 2021.” With arrivals from the US in January-August coming to 55% of those in 2019, a […]

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Milos deemed ‘world’s best island’ by influential travel magazine

Milos deemed ‘world’s best island’ by influential travel magazine Milos has been named the “world’s best island” by the readers of the US travel publication Travel & Leisure. Second on the list of 25 best islands around the world is Folegandros, while Santorini came 13th. In the eyes of Travel & Leisure readers, Milos and […]

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Greece’s Milos Voted Best Island in the World for 2021

Greece’s Milos Voted Best Island in the World for 2021 The dazzling sea caves at Milos. Credit:Dronepicr/Wikimedia Commons/CC BY 2.0 Greece’s Milos was voted the best island in the world for 2021 according to a survey carried out among the millions of Travel+Leisure magazine readers. Folegandros island also in the Aegean was voted second best […]

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The Stunning Greek Island That’s Only a Beach

The Stunning Greek Island That’s Only a Beach The Greek island of Agios Nikolaos, near Lefkada, is made up of one long beach. Credit: Screenshot from Youtube Lefkada is a popular Greek island known for its beaches, particularly Porto Katsiki and Egremni. However there is a beach near Lefkada you don’t want to miss — […]

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Greece Has the Lowest Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Europe

Greece Has the Lowest Pupil-Teacher Ratio in Europe In the tiny island of Arkioi in Greece’s Dodecanese, the local school has a single pupil. The pupil-teacher ratio there is 1.0 Credit: Facebook/Maria Tsaliera Greece has the lowest pupil-teacher ratio in the European Union with an average of 8.7 pupils per teacher, according to a study […]

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Harbor repairs on islands of Kythira, Hydra

Harbor repairs on islands of Kythira, Hydra The relevant shipping and island policy ministry on Tuesday announced the allocation of a 150,000-euro credit line to improve and protect a fishing boat harbor on the southwest Aegean island of Kythira, as well as 124,000 euros for repairs on a concrete pier on the Saronic Gulf island […]

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High winds wreaking havoc with island ferry connections

High winds wreaking havoc with island ferry connections Strong winds left dozens of ferry boats tied up at port early on Tuesday morning, with the islands of the Aegean cut off from the mainland as windspeeds reached 8-9 Beaufort at sea. Ferries at the capital’s main port of Piraeus were not sailing for the islands […]

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Volunteers Clean Up Sea at Sacred Greek Island of Delos

Volunteers Clean Up Sea at Sacred Greek Island of Delos Dozens of volunteers joined forces to clean up the sea area ad Delos Island. Credit: Facebook/All for Blue Dozens of volunteers came together over the weekend in the Aegean island of Delos to clean the sea area of rubbish. Members of the All for Blue […]

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Ultimate Guide: What Are the Best Greek Islands to Visit in October?

Ultimate Guide: What Are the Best Greek Islands to Visit in October? The Greek island of Santorini. Credit: Dimitra Damian/Greek Reporter Can you actually visit some of the most popular Greek islands, enjoy the last of the last golden days of the summer weather, and avoid the crowds by planning a trip to Greece in […]

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International Team to Explore Santorini’s Volcano Secrets

International Team to Explore Santorini’s Volcano Secrets The Greek island of Santorini will soon be the destination of a team of international scientists who want to know how they can better predict any future eruptions of the volcanoes in the area. Credit: Dimitra Damian/Greek Reporter A total of thirty scientists from all around the world […]

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Migrants intercepted off Milos, Kythira

Migrants intercepted off Milos, Kythira The port authority on the island of Milos said on Tuesday it had intercepted a yacht with 124 foreign nationals on board on Monday. According to reports, the port authority sprang into action after it received information about the presence of a yacht in the sea area off ​​Agia Kyriaki […]

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Greek police bust Italian ‘g-string’ gang on island of Mykonos (video)

Greek police bust Italian ‘g-string’ gang on island of Mykonos (video) Mykonos police arrested the members of an Italian gang known as the ‘g-string gang’ on Saturday afternoon which used sexy women in thongs to distract unsuspecting tourists and rob them of credit cards and gold items like expensive watches, protothema.gr reports. A mistake on […]

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Young Irishman dies in brawl with compatriot on Greek island

Young Irishman dies in brawl with compatriot on Greek island A 20-year-old Irish tourist was arrested on Monday morning on the Greek hoiday island of Ios, accused of killing a 22-year-old compatriot. Police said the incident occurred in the early hours in Hora when the two got into a physical altercation. The 22-year-old fell unconscious on […]

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Plakiotakis announces financing of port infrastructure projects, shipping lines

Plakiotakis announces financing of port infrastructure projects, shipping lines Shipping and Island Policy Μinister Yiannis Plakiotakis on Monday announced the financing of 44 projects for the upgrading of port infrastructure on islands and the launch of 47 coastal shipping lines, through multi-year contracts. “With proper planning and systematic work,” Plakiotakis said, “we have prepared and […]

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Milos Catacombs Mark the Rich History of the Island

Milos Catacombs Mark the Rich History of the Island Credit: Zde/Wikimedia Commons/ CC BY-SA 4.0 Milos, one of the most beautiful islands of the Cyclades, has a very long history, like all other Greek islands. Although most famous for the discovery of the ancient Venus de Milo  statue, the island is also the site of […]

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“A Greek Island Nature Diary” is a Watercolor Trip Through Greece

“A Greek Island Nature Diary” is a Watercolor Trip Through Greece Author Jani Tully Chaplin, who wrote and illustrated “A Greek Island Nature Diary,” to be published this Fall by Unicorn. Photo courtesy of author. “A Greek Island Nature Diary” is a watercolor trip through some of the country’s most outstanding flora and fauna, with […]

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Hydra’s Secret History and the Riddle of Its Name

Hydra’s Secret History and the Riddle of Its Name An aerial view of the Greek island of Hydra. Credit: dronepicr/Wikimedia commons/CC BY 2.0 I remember growing up on Hydra every summer in the 1980s, leaving my Salt Lake City, Utah home, to go to our family home on my father’s native island in Greece. A […]

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