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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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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