Tag: Andros

Nonagriam Twins

Greek Architectural project up for international award

A unique Greek architectural project, ‘Nonagriam Twins’, is in the finals for the 2020 ‘Architizer A+ Awards’. The Architizer A+Awards is the largest awards program focused on promoting and celebrating the year’s…

Turkish fighter jets

Turkish fighter jets enter Greek airspace over Evros

The Greek National Defence General Staff reported that two Turkish fighter jets entered the Athens Flight Information Region (FIR) without submitting flight plans, and flew above Greek territory in Northern Evros at…

The New Holistic Face of Andros    1

The New Holistic Face of Andros  

Over the last few years Andros, the second largest Cycladic island after Naxos and only two hours away from Rafina port by ferry, found its place on the world map when it…

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Andros island for sea pollution 3

Leonardo DiCaprio slams Andros island for sea pollution

Famous Hollywood actor and Oscar winner Leonardo DiCaprio, who is known for his environmental activism, has prompted the response of outgoing Andros Mayor Theodosis Sousoudis after posting on his Instagram account a video of volunteers collecting waste…

Which Greek island is for you? 5

Which Greek island is for you?

There are approximately 6000 Greek islands and islets in the Aegean and Ionian Seas to discover (ok, some are unreachable and untouched!) and those that are indeed inhabited each have a singular…

‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer holiday in Crete 7

‘Mr Bean’ is currently enjoying a summer holiday in Crete

Famous English actor, comedian, and screenwriter Rowan Atkinson, otherwise known as ‘Mr Bean’ has made Greece his first summer getaway for 2019, visiting Crete, the country’s largest island and one of the most…

Greek Olive Oil and Honey named best in the world 9

Greek Olive Oil and Honey named best in the world

  Greek olive oil and honey producers are leading the way on a global scale, winning a total of fifty-seven olive oil and honey awards in two international competitions, it was announced…

Five ways to experience Athens like a local 11

Five ways to experience Athens like a local

A city that is ever-evolving, Athens has no shortage of places to explore. Once you’ve walked the ancient ruins of the Acropolis, shopped at Plaka and sipped cocktails down at the Athens…

Winds force closure of schools on Greek islands 15

Winds force closure of schools on Greek islands

Three islands were forced to suspend schooling as of Wednesday due to dangerous weather conditions. The Municipality of Mykonos ordered the temporary closure of schools on the island as of Wednesday due…

Greece's Full Moon Festival 2018 17

Greece’s Full Moon Festival 2018

Anyone lucky enough to be in Greece at the moment should make the most of the free August Full Moon events, which are currently taking place across the entire nation, with the…

Update: Greek wildfires’ victims rise to more than 20 (Video) 18

Update: Greek wildfires’ victims rise to more than 20 (Video)

by Aggelos Skordas As firefighters continue to battle flames in different parts of the region of Attica throughout the night, Greek government spokesperson Dimitris Tzanakopoulos told a press conference that the death…

Glamorous Andros, a hidden Cycladic Gem 20

Glamorous Andros, a hidden Cycladic Gem

Just two breezy hours by ferry boat from Athens’ Rafina port, Andros, the “island of the sea captains” is the greenest and northernmost of the Cycladic group and has only recently begun…