Greek island fire forces evacuations

On the heels of the devastating fires in the Amazon, dozens of wildfires broke out in Greece this weekend, forcing evacuations from beaches and hotels as roughly 700 firefighters were deployed across the Mediterranean nation. The fiercest blazes tore through the island of Samos, located just under a mile off the coast of Turkey, where … [Read more…]

Greek islands without the crowds

Summering in the Greek islands isn’t just for British royalty anymore. And, unfortunately, that’s kind of the problem. The places that have given the islands their worldwide reputation for white-walled cliffside villages, ancient ruins, and stunning blue water are full. Hit a beach in Santorini this time of year, and you’ll be hard-pressed to find … [Read more…]