Tag Archives: Tourism in Greece


Voices from Piraeus: migrants relate reasons and risks

A passenger ferry carrying around 2,500 migrants arrives at Greece’s mainland from Lesbos, an island struggling to cope with the tens of thousands of people reaching its shores after fleeing war, persecution and poverty.

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Greece, Europe must act to end “totally shameful” migrant situation, UN says

The conditions for migrants on many Greek islands are “totally shameful” the director of the U.N.’s refugee agency says, calling for Greece and Europe to act to end the crisis.
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Rare blue moon rises over Temple of Poseidon landmark

A blue moon rises over Cape Sounion, illuminating the Temple of Poseidon.

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Paradise island sheltered from Greek economic woes

Tourists on the idyllic island of Folegandros say they are unaffected by the unstable Greek economy, though locals fear the economic turmoil could put off future visitors.
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