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Traditions That are Slowly Disappearing

There are several habits that over the years have turned into some sort of tradition which Greeks have incorporated in their daily lives. However,...

Six Turkish Jet Fighters Violated Greek Air Space on Tuesday

Six Turkish jet fighters violated Greek air space between the islands of Fournoi and Ikaria on Tuesday. According to the Greek Air Force, the Turkish...

The Greek Islands: How were they Named?

To find the etymology behind the names of Greek islands, one should take into account a number of factors such as spelling, grammar, ancient...

Five Amazing Greek Islands off the Beaten Path

Greece has always been among the most popular holiday destinations worldwide. Especially its numerous amazing islands, filled with an abundance of visitors each year, who...

Ikaria: Living By Night, Sleeping Through the Day

Life in Ikaria, Greece, moves at a very slow pace. Especially in the village of Christos in Raches, people live their lives by night and...

Greek Bureaucracy Said ‘No’ to Game of Thrones Producers Wanting to Film in Ikaria

The beauty of Greek landscapes is indisputable, however, Greek bureaucracy often manages to turn away filmmakers wanting to shoot in Greece. Many productions have requested...

The Epitaph: Greek Orthodox Good Friday Traditions

Good Friday is an eminently mournful day that commemorates the Passion of Christ in all of Greece. Even the most remote churches honor the tradition...

Greece To Close 14 Island Tax Offices

At the same time it's trying to step up the fight against tax evasion, Greece will close 14 tax offices on islands to save...

Greek Vessel Ikaria Visits Vlore

The Greek navy ship Ikaria, will visit the port of Vlorë, Albania, during a summer training program of the Hellenic Naval Academy, which will...

No Ships For Northern Aegean Islands This Summer

The Northeastern Aegean islands have received a crucial economic and social blow with the beginning of the summer, as the last 20 days Lesvos...

Fire Breaks Out on Greek Ferry Boat With 250 People on Board

Greek authorities say a fire has broken out on a ferry boat carrying about 250 people in the eastern Aegean Sea. No injuries have been...

Ikaria Man,102(?) Dies 36 Years After Cancer Diagnosis

On Feb. 3, Stamatis Moraitis, the dear "grandpa" of international media, who did not remember his exact age - 98 or 102- passed away,...

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