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Only in snowy Greece possible: Tough guys in action (video)

During the week-long extreme weather horror, the majority of Greeks complained and swore loud about the snow the freezing temperatures the slippery roads the inefficiency of the state the mayors and municipalities the Public Power Company the Water Company the Telephone Company the plumbers the electricians the home constructors the …

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Snow in Athens: Dusted Acropolis and lots of Snowmen – Amazing pictures & videos

Millions of snowflakes started to fall short after 6:30 pm on Monday. The much expected snow had arrived in downtown Athens and the suburbs – even those in the south. The snowflakes fell quick and soft and covered first the cars, then the trees and the plants. And had Athenians …

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Rare phenomenon: Sea is “boiling” at legendary Myrtos Beach, Kefalonia

Amazing spectacle in the legendary beach of Myrtos on the island of Kefalonia in the Ionian Sea, Western Greece. It is the moment when the ice cold air masses meet the salty sea water, normally a couple of degrees warmer than the air. According to local website inkefalonia.gr, the majestic …

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“Life in snowed in village” – Report & pictures from Skopelos

For third consecutive day Greece remains in “deep freeze” with snow falls and temperatures below the freezing point. The extreme weather front “Ariadne” crashed over the country with polar air masses at -12 degrees Celsius. The unprecedented weather front caused heavy snow falls from North -Macedonia – to the South …

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“Austerity Air Conditioning”: One A/C for two rooms – seen in hotel in Greece

The tourists were surprised about the construction and tried to find out what it was. It was “austerity air conditioning” or “shared A/C” : One A/C for two rooms. The hotel is on the island of Lefkada at the Ionian Sea. Κουβαρντάς Έλληνας ξενοδόχος … Αιρ κοντισιον για 2 δωμάτια …

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Two F-16 escort EL-AL Boeing 747 through Greek FIR due to Bomb Threat

Two Greek F-16 fighters jets took off and accompanied through the Athens FIR a Boeing 747 of Israel’s national carrier EL-AL. The Boeing was flying the route New York – Tel Aviv. The Boeing entered Athens FIR at 11:02 am Tuesday and exited it at 11:12 am. According to Greek …

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Clean Beaches Report 2016: Where to swim in Athens & surrounding areas

You are in Athens and you hear the call of the sea? There are several clean beaches nearby that you can visit with public transport means and others a bit more far away that you’d better reach with own vehicle. The Laboratories of the National Ecological Research Center PAKOEE issued …

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Clean Beaches: With 430 Blue Flags Greece earns 4rd place in EU: 1st is … Luxembourg!

Greece has earned the fourth place in Europe with regards to the quality of its bathing waters. According to data published by the European Environment Agency,  97.2% of areas inspected were deemed to be outstanding. The EEA also announced that the country was positioned third worldwide in terms of Blue …

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