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Tag: Ionian

Kefalonia shocked by earthquake 2

Kefalonia shocked by earthquake

The Greek island of Kefalonia was jolted by a 4.4 magnitude earthquake early on Saturday morning. According to the Athens Geodynamic Institute, the quake occurred at 4.38 a.m. at sea, with its…

Greece is the ultimate summer destination 3

Greece is the ultimate summer destination

Greece over Summer is pure magic and for anyone lucky enough to have experienced some time here over the months of June, July and August, would surely agree that every day in…

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea 4

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea

By Maria Athanasopoulou Those who have visited the beautiful island of Kerkyra (Corfu), understand from the first moment why it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The island…

Saharan dust set to hit Greece today 11

Saharan dust set to hit Greece today

According to the Athens National Observatory’s meteorological service, a low-pressure system with strong winds is forecast for Tuesday and Wednesday, bringing large quantities of Saharan dust to Greece, turning rain muddy. The…

Two earthquake aftershocks felt on Zakynthos island 13

Two earthquake aftershocks felt on Zakynthos island

Two aftershocks were felt on the island of Zakynthos on Sunday. The Geodynamic Institute of the National Observatory of Athens announced that a quake measuring 4.4 on the Richter scale was recorded…

oil drill Ionian sea

Oil and gas drilling in Ionian Sea set to begin in 2019

Gas and oil drilling in the Ionian Sea, and specifically in the Gulf of Patras and Katakolo, will start in 2019, Yiannis Bassias, president of the Hellenic Hydrocarbon Resources Management S.A. (HHRM…

Ionian Islands hit record numbers this Season 15

Ionian Islands hit record numbers this Season

According to the latest figures, the Ionian is the place everyone wants to be at this summer as the region announced it expects tourist arrivals to its island destinations to hit close…

Kythira - Where Love Was Born 16

Kythira – Where Love Was Born

A Mini-Travel Guide by Nicola Christoforos I won’t blame you if you think love was born over a Tinder “swipe” and a latte because that’s the most common millennial meet cute. For…

New ferry service linking Ionian Islands sets sail 20

New ferry service linking Ionian Islands sets sail

The new ferry service, which for the first time is linking the Ionian Islands in Greece, launched this week! The ferry line now connects Corfu with Paxi, Lefkada, Ithaki, Kefalonia and Zakynthos and all…

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