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The Best Islands to Visit Close to Athens

It is such a shame when people visit Athens and do the typical tour of the mainland before whisking off to the more popular...

10 Things to Know Before You Visit Mykonos

The Greek island Mykonos is known as "the island of the winds" and for its turquoise waters and white buildings with colorful window sills,...

How To Visit the Greek Islands on a Budget

You don't need a huge travel budget to island hop in Greece. In fact, you will find that there are many economical ways that...

Report Says Inhumane Conditions Must be Improved at ‘Hotspots’ in Greece, Italy

According to a new report from the European Court of Auditors, the EU's "hotspots" for irregular migrants in Greece and Italy has assisted in...

58 Refugees and Migrants Arrived in the Last 3 Days on the Aegean Islands

A total of 58 migrants and refugees arrived on the northern Greek islands in the last three days. 47 persons arrived on Lesvos and...

Avramopoulos: Alleviating the Situation on the Greek Islands a ‘Humanitarian Imperative’

All Greeks and Europeans have a humanitarian imperative to alleviate the situation on the Greek islands, for the migrants as well as for the...

Amnesty International: Refugees at Risk of Freezing on Greek Islands Due to ‘Inhuman EU...

In a strongly-worded announcement on Thursday, Amnesty International blamed "inhuman EU policies" for trapping refugees on Greek islands where they risked freezing to death...

Several Turkish Αircraft Ιntruded Ιnto Greek Αirspace, Athens FIR on Monday

There were multiple infringements of the Athens Flight information Region (FIR) and violations of Greece's airspace by Turkish military aircraft on Monday, according to...

Greek Deputy Ed Min: Doesn’t Matter if We Lose Some Islands to Turkey

Deputy Education Minister Costas Zouraris said in a press conference that it doesn't matter if Turkey takes some of the Greek islands, causing an...

Asylum Applications on Islands Can Delay by Up to Seven Months, Says Greek NGO

Difficult access and long delays in processing asylum applications are the main findings in a report released by Greek NGO “Aitima” on Tuesday, which...

PNO Suspends Seamen’s Strike in Greece

The Greek seamen’s union federation PNO on Friday decided to suspend an ongoing strike that kept countless ships docked for days. "We end our strike now,...

EC Letter to Greece Stresses Concern Over Refugee Hotspots on Greek Islands

The European Commission expressed concern over the security in hotspots on Greek islands, particularly as regards their staff working there. Following Belgium's decision to withdraw...

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