8 Delicious Greek Island Specialties

From amazing natural products come these delicious island specialties. Nikoleta Makryonitou | March 9th, 2017 IOS – STUFFED ZUCCHINI FLOWERS ‘Tsimetia‘ are what the residents of Ios call stuffed zucchini flowers, an inspired example of frugal homemaking where nothing goes to waste. An exquisite treat made with the freshest zucchini flowers (ideally picked early in the morning) this dish requires […]

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SantAnna: New Mykonos Club Features Europe’s Biggest Beachside Pool

The latest addition to Mykonos’ world-famous beach club scene raises the already-high bar in terms of its facilities and the services it offers. Greece Is | July 21st, 2017 Lovers of vibrant beach-clubs have a stunning new addition to explore on Mykonos. Described as a “multi-experiential beachfront retreat”, SantAnna is a brand new, multimillion euro beach club on […]

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Next Station: Acropolis

A practical guide around the vibrant Acropolis Museum neighborhood Alexia Amvrazi | April 6th, 2016 A buzzy and popular area year-round because of its stunning world-famous monument and museum, the Acropolis/Makryianni district is like no other Athenian neighborhood. It’s a fantastic place to escape if you feel the need for a genuine change of scene from the somewhat frenzied […]

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The Panathenaic Stadium, Miracle in Marble

The restored, 2,500-year-old monument – a jewel of cultural heritage – stands apart as the world’s only all-marble stadium and the only to host three Olympics. Eleftheria Traiou | August 9th, 2016 LATE 5TH CENTURY BC To escape the midday heat, the philosopher Socrates and his pupil Phaedrus decided to venture out to an idyllic area outside the city walls. There, […]

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10 Greek Beaches to Plan Your Life Around

It may not be summer yet, but it’s never too early to dream about being on one of these gorgeous and unique beaches. Maria Korachai | March 3rd, 2017 SIMOS, ELAFONISOS A short, 10-minute ferryboat ride from Laconia in the southeastern Peloponnese brings you to this tiny island where fine white sand gives the water its incredible […]

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Unsung Heroes: 10 Lesser-Known Greek Summer Destinations

Perhaps you’ve heard of these places, perhaps you haven’t. There is a world to discover beyond Greece’s more famous tourist draws. Eleftheria Alavanou | March 9th, 2017 1. FOLEGANDROS: THE ‘LITTLE SISTER’ OF THE ARCHIPELAGOS Folegandros began to flourish as a tourist destination in the 1980s and ’90s, when visitors seeking more serene destinations away from bustling hotspots like Mykonos and […]

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Apocalypse Now, on Patmos

The Greek island where St John wrote the ‘Book of Revelation’ is uplifting in its elegance and authentic sophistication Vassiliki Kerasta | January 17th, 2017 The overall atmosphere on Patmos is at once cosmopolitan and discreet, a unique combination. Neither arrogant nor pretentious, this must-see island offers carefree ways, late nights and plenty of music, […]

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Almost Famous: 5 Lesser-Known Islands of the Dodecanese

Aside from the more heavily touristed islands of Kos and Rhodes, the southern Aegean has a wealth of smaller islands waiting to be explored. Greece Is | June 20th, 2017 The name Dodecanese in Greek literally means “twelve islands” but in truth this group in the southeastern Aegean has over 15 inhabited islands as well […]

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10+ Reasons to Visit Greece this Year

Greece’s tourism product is being reborn, offering a new window of opportunity to travelers of every type Mary Sinanidis | March 22nd, 2016 After featuring prominently in the world news for all the wrong reasons, for a while it seemed that Greece was all washed up. Just when everyone thought it was down and out, […]

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Interview: My Big Fat Greek Destination Wedding

Since 2014, Anais Evripiotis has been helping couples from abroad say ‘I do’ during fun-filled events imbued with Greek spirit and sunshine. Alexandra Tzavella | May 19th, 2017 A wedding reception in a field with benches made from bales of hay, bouquets made with wildflowers and caper leaves and guests dancing on the beach to […]

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