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Ancient Settlement Uncovered on Greece’s Evia Island

The Greek Ministry of Culture announced on Tuesday that archaeologists have recently uncovered an ancient settlement on southern Evia, believed to date from the...

Greek Firefighters Battle Blazes on Evia, Zakynthos

Dozens of fire fighters are battling a fire near the town of Karystos, on the island of Evia, east of Athens. The fire that broke...

Large Fire in Southern Evia “Under Control” (video)

Firefighters say that a large fire that broke out near the town of Karystos in southern Evia on Wednesday evening is now "under control". According...

Impressive 1940s-Styled ‘OXI Day’ Parade in Evia’s Karystos (video)

The town of Karystos in Greece’s Evia celebrated 'OXI Day'' in its own special way on Sunday morning, October 28. The good weather allowed for...

Ancient Greek ‘Dragon Homes’ Still Standing

They call them "drakospita" (dragon homes), even though they have nothing to do with dragons, but their architecture is still admired today for its...

1940s-Styled OXI Day Parade With Mules Carrying Supplies to the Frontlines [photos + video]

Karystos, a small coastal town on the island of Evia, celebrated the Greek public holiday of October 28, 1940, in its own special way...

Town of Karystos on Evia Island Sees More Wildfires, Houses Burned, Neighboring Village Evacuated...

On Saturday residents of Evia island and specifically the town of Karystos on the island had to once again contend with wildfires. Fire broke out at...

New Fires on the Greek Island of Evia (video)

Destructive fires raged for the third time in two weeks on Evia, Greece's second largest island. Two major forest fires broke out in the early morning...

More Migrants Rescued in Greece

A boatload of 93 illegal migrants plus three suspected traffickers rescued on Thursday while adrift in a wooden craft near Rafina, Greece, will be...

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