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Daily Mail features Syros, the ‘Italian Masterpiece’

Syros, the capital of the Cyclades, which is now becoming more and more popular, was featured by Daily Mail as an “Italian masterpiece.” Titled, “A little Italy… in Greece”, the article notes…

Young urban couple leave the big city behind for Greek island life 3

Young urban couple leave the big city behind for Greek island life

Greek-American Eileen Botsford has been an established and dynamic member of the Athens and international art scene throughout her adult life, and her husband Edward Maitland-Makgill-Chrichton spent many years in the UK…

Syros, a must visit Cycladic isle 9

Syros, a must visit Cycladic isle

You have heard of Mykonos, Santorini, and Paros. But you may not have heard a lot about Syros island, the capital of the Cyclades, which is now becoming more and more popular…

Symposium on the Greeks to grace the picturesque island of Paros 24

Symposium on the Greeks to grace the picturesque island of Paros

Is there anything more magical than learning about Greek culture, history and art in the birthplace of literature, philosophy, democracy and modern medicine? Being able to discover more about tracing Ariadne, the…

Syros shipyards resurrected from near bankruptcy 31

Syros shipyards resurrected from near bankruptcy

Neorion Shipyards on the Greek island of Syros have made a comeback from near bankruptcy, after a one-year closure following its purchase from new owner Onex. “Syros and the shipyard have a…

First “Green School” in Greece to open on the island of Skyros 33

First “Green School” in Greece to open on the island of Skyros

Skyros High School aims to be the first “green school” to meet the international environmental standards, defined by the “Green Destinations” programme with it’s energy upgrade plans which includes renewable energy sources,…

Thessaloniki plants Greece’s first vertical garden 35

Thessaloniki plants Greece’s first vertical garden

  Thessaloniki has planted Greece’s first vertical garden, covering an area facade of 50 square metres. The space at the Urban Environment Directorate building on Kleanthous Street has been sowed with 804…

President celebrates Epiphany Day on Syros 44

President celebrates Epiphany Day on Syros

The President of the Hellenic Republic, Prokopis Pavlopoulos attended celebrations for Epiphany Day on the island of Syros on Sunday. The day was officiated by His Eminence Ieronymos II, Archbishop of Athens…

Syros cat sanctuary

The purr-fect job for cat lovers has been filled

Last month, GCT reported on a cat lovers dream job of working as a caretaker at a cat sanctuary looking after 55 kittens on the island of Syros. The job application went viral,…

Cargo ship that put out call for help has been towed 46

Cargo ship that put out call for help has been towed

A cargo ship with a 13 man crew carrying plaster called out for assistance today reporting mechanical damage. Named ‘Hercules’ the cargo ship had left Crete for the port of Volos and…