Souvl-etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of Eating Souvlaki in Style

BY ALEXIA AMVRAZI | MAR 31, 2017 LIFE Souvl-etiquette: The Dos and Don’ts of Eating Souvlaki in Style Easy to find everywhere in Greece, the delicious street-food takes some skill to master to avoid a sloppy mess.   Souvlaki is a streetfood, which means it is usually consumed – unsurprisingly – on the street. This raises the question: […]

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10 Reasons why I Fell in Love with Nisyros

BY ANTHOULA KATSIMATIDES | MAR 01, 2017   From natural hot springs to ancient fortresses seemingly built by giants, there are countless reasons to keep coming back to Nisyros. 1.  The volcano. Yes. A real volcano. This is what gives Nisyros an incredible energy that makes you feel as if you’re on a different planet. The […]

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Greece was Made for Destination Weddings

How to say “I do” and live your Mamma Mia myth too in the land of sandy beaches and infinite sunshine Mary Sinanidis | April 11th, 2016 What better way to express your eternal love than while silhouetted by the sunset with the subtle taste of salty sea mist caressing your lips? Beyond the stunning backdrop, soft Aegean breeze, […]

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Arachova: A Cosmopolitan Greek Mountain Experience

The once-quiet village where people stopped to buy folk art before reaching Delphi, is today often referred to by Greeks as the ‘Winter Mykonos’. Vassiliki Kerasta | December 23rd, 2016 Nestled on Mt Parnassos, Arachova is a town that has been transformed into a popular destination for those seeking winter sports and relaxation. It sits at an altitude of […]

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10 Reasons to Visit Kos

The bright sun, crystal-clear waters, the all-inclusive resorts and unique monuments make the island of Kos an ideal destination for tourists from abroad.  Olga Charami | February 2nd, 2016 1.  THE TOWN Enjoy endless walks in the main town and observe the island’s historythrough its monuments dating from antiquity, the Byzantine period, Ottoman and Italian rule, as well as the […]

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Delos: Mykonos’ Mysterious Neighbor

Is once-revered Delos set for a cultural comeback? Yiouli Eptakili | October 29th, 2015 “An average of just 120,000 tourists visit the stunning archaeological site of Delos each year.” It is an mid-October weekend at the port of Mykonos. The sky is cloudless and a pleasant breeze is blowing as I have a coffee with a friend […]

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Beyond the Parthenon: A Comprehensive Guide To Discovering Athens’ Past

A meaningful, memorable tour of Athens is all about experiencing those special historical sites that connect you profoundly and uniquely to the city’s storied past. John Leonard | August 17th, 2017 These days, it seems we look forward so much to a “futuristic” future, and have become so enthralled with electronic devices and a digital, “virtual” world, that old […]

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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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