The Spectacular Sandy Beaches of Greece’s Acheloos River

When it comes to summer in Greece, everyone thinks of the turquoise waters and dazzling, sandy beaches of the Aegean or the Ionian Seas,...

Jaw-Dropping Triangular Home Built in Olive Grove West of Athens (video)

A Greek architect designed a spectacular and unique triangle-shaped home for a couple west of Athens, using geometry to provide protection from wind and...

Greek Police Arrest Four Arson Suspects as Evia Fire Finally Contained

Four people suspected of arson were arrested across Greece on Thursday, as firefighters managed to contain the large fire in central Evia after battling...

Greek Island of Evia Battles Wildfires for a Third Day

Enforced firefighting teams worked through the night on Wednesday to put out rekindled fire pockets and to restrict a larger one in a deep...

One Dead After Tram Hits Pedestrian in Alimos, Attica

A disturbing accident took place on Wednesday afternoon in Attica's southern suburb of Alimos, as a man and his goddaughter were attempting to make their...

Firefighters Battle Huge Fire on Greece’s Evia for Second Day

Hundreds of firefighters assisted by firefighting aircraft and water dropping helicopters  continued their battle on Wednesday against the huge fire in central Evia that...

Maria: The History Behind Greece’s Most Popular Female Name

As Greeks around the world prepare to celebrate "Summer Easter'' on Thursday, as the Dormition of the Virgin Mary is called in Greek popular...

PM Mitsotakis Visits Burned Areas on Evia, Pledges Immediate Relief

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis visited on Wednesday noon the scorched areas of central Evia (Euboea) to get a first-hand look at the situation on...

Heartbreaking Videos of Evia’s Natura 2000 Forest Reduced to Ashes

The "Natura 2000" forest in central Evia was turned into blackened hulks of tree trunks after a large fire broke out after 3 AM...

Dazzling Photo of Perseid Meteor Over Greece Goes Viral

‪The astonishing photo showing a meteor from the Perseid shower entering the atmosphere over the Rio-Antirrio Bridge in western Greece on Monday night is...

August Full Moon Events at Greece’s Archaeological Sites Now Underway

Events celebrating the full moon of August at archaeological sites throughout Greece are now underway and will conclude on Sunday, August 19, the Ministry...

Greece Can Learn Invaluable Lessons on Battling Wildfires

By Andrew Tzembelicos Last year, I was closely involved in writing a report for the Government of British Columbia following the devastating 2017 wildfire season...

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