LIFE Environment

Exploring the caves of Lake Vouliagmeni

MARIA ATHANASIOU

“Lake Vouliagmeni, on Athens's southern coast, is unique, with a massive cave system, white cliffs and warm waters – which under temperate conditions are also extremely clear – while the colors you see inside from the refraction of the light and the clear waters are really spectacular,” says Spyros Kollas, a professional diving instructor and enthusiast who has spent the past 16 years exploring the world beneath the waves.

LIFE Culture

Under the August moon

More than 140 events are expected to take place at dozens of archaeological sites, monuments and museums across Greece on Saturday, August 29 – full moon night.

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Greece's caretaker cabinet sworn in ahead of early vote

Greece’s new caretaker government, led by the nation’s first female prime minister, was sworn in Friday as the country heads to early elections next month, the third time Greeks will go to the polls this year. Prime Minister Vassiliki Thanou, a top judge, and her cabinet will lead the country to elections on Sept. 20, following outgoing prime minister Alexis Tsipras’ resignation last week.