Speaking to public broadcaster ERT, associate professor at the National Technical University of Athens specializing in anti-seismic structures, Panagiotis Karydis emphasized that the Rio-Antirio Bridge, which is 2,883 meters long and is one of the world’s longest multi-span cable-stayed bridges, can withstand a similar accident without collapsing, as its structural design allows for any of its four Pylons to move relative to the others without affecting the whole edifice.

MSC Cruises, a subsidiary of international shipping giant Mediterranean Shipping Company S.A, will be sailing to Greek ports as of this month, expanding operations in the region year-round, with the new season also including an increased number of visits to Ionian Sea destinations such as Kefalonia, Katakolon, Zakynthos and Corfu.

With an hourly labor cost of 15.7 euros, Greece ranks among the European countries included in the second “cheapest” tier in the EU27, placing it significantly lower (23rd) than the bloc’s average of 24 euros per hour, according to figures released by Europe’s statistical authority, Eurostat.

“Faros” in Greek means “lighthouse” and that’s exactly what this non-profit social service does: it guides the country’s blind and visually impaired through tedious public procedures and red tape, offers specialized training and resources, and equips them with the knowledge and skills needed to live fulfilling and self-sufficient lives.

As reported by Germany’s largest online travel magazine under the “Bild” brand, “everyone knows Crete, Majorca, and Sardinia. But have you ever heard of Cres, Skopelos, Cabrera, or Cavallo? Travelbook has identified the Mediterranean destinations that still offer genuine getaways.”