6 Reasons You Should Visit Mykonos in the Autumn

The wild parties have ended and the crowds have thinned, but the weather is still glorious, making this an ideal time to see a different side of Mykonos. Alexandra Tzavella | September 27th, 2017 For lovers of wild Mykonos summers, the travelers who come to the island in early autumn resemble movie-goers entering a theater just as the […]

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Pretty Little Things: A Tour of Athens’ Lesser-Known Museums

The Athenian museum scene may have its undisputed stars but it also has several low-key institutions that offer very rewarding visits. By Eleftheria Alavanou, Maria Coveou, Xenia Georgiadou, Maria Korachai | November 30th, 2017 THE NUMISMATIC MUSEUM Money, Money, Money What did people use for transactions before coins were invented? What did a 6th century wallet look […]

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Exploring the Charms of Kavala

A multi-layered, year-round Northern Greece destination that oozes authenticity Lina Kapetaniou | October 24th, 2016 OLD TOWN the Charms of Kavala ’s Old City in the Panaghia district is built amphitheatrically on a peninsula. Surrounded by the sea, it is replete with uphill cobbled streets while its multi-colored mansions, featuring traditional sachnisi bay windows, charming narrow alleys and flower-filled yards right […]

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Moussaka, Fasolada and More: 5 Classic Greek Recipes to Make at Home

You don’t have to be in the country to enjoy the tastes of Greece all year round. Here are 5 classic Greek recipes to get you started. Greece Is | November 21st, 2017 BEAN SOUP WITH CELERY AND MINT By Sotiris Evangelou Preparation time – soaking time: overnight; 15 min vegetable preparation; cooking time: 1 h 40 min INGREDIENTS […]

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The Art of Doing Nothing

A great way to get to know Thessaloniki is to just sit back and let her come to you, in any way she sees fit. Rika Z. Vayianni | December 2nd, 2015 Do I have a favorite spot in Thessaloniki? Yes, it is the vista from my room in the Makedonia Palace hotel, on a misty afternoon, […]

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Corinth Canal: The Power of Vision

Awe-inspiring to this very day, the Isthmus constitutes a feat of engineering and was pivotal in developing Greece’s maritime trade Christine Sturmey | October 9th, 2015 When thrill-seekers of the modern day stare down the cliffs of the Corinth Canal, they are likely gripped by the same intrepid desire to conquer nature that compelled the Roman emperor […]

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A Stunning Tribute to the Peloponnese

                        Britain’s ABTA teamed up with regional authorities to hold their 2015 convention in the region. Greece Is | November 17th, 2015 This year’s ABTA Travel Convention which took place from the 12 to 14 of October 2015 has been declared a resounding success. Over 500 attendees including […]

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A Foodie’s Weekend Break in Nafplio

As well as being one of Greece’s most romantic towns, Nafplio is also a dream foodie destination. Here’s how to hit all the right stops over 2 days. Paulina Kapsali | October 11th, 2017 Nafplio. A Peloponnesian city that owes much of its current charm to hundreds of years of tug-of-war between conquerors, mainly Venetian and Ottoman, […]

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Photographer Paolo Morello’s Tribute to Ancient Greece

The photographs are part of a new exhibition by the Italian photographer titled “Upon the Primacy of the Greeks” that will be on display at various Greek venues this fall. Eleftheria Alavanou | October 13th, 2017 The Temple of Athena in Delphi© Paolo Morello The archaeological site at Paestum on the Western coast of Italy “When I […]

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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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