Category Archives: Greece

The Tiny Greek Island That Might Be the First Multicultural Town in the World; Demetrius Ioannou; Fodor’s

A melting pot in the Mediterranean.

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Peek into an historic civilisation; Steve McKenna; West Australian

The Peloponnese brimful of the past, writes Steve McKenna…

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15 of the best autumn walks, from hikes in the Highlands to coastal treks in Turkey; Claire Webb; iNews

Plus Renoir’s Guernsey retreat, Austria’s Lake District, a pilgrimage in the North-east and foraging in the Forest of Dean…

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From Corfu: Meteora Full Day Private Tour; Get Your Guide

Take a private guided tour from Corfu to Meteora, a rock formation with old monasteries built on top of them, also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experience an amazing view at one of the most beautiful landscapes in Greece.

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Watch these GIFs reconstruct 7 global historic ancient ruins into how they originally looked in all their glory; Mary Meisenzahl; Business Insider

Expedia commissioned artists to create GIFs showing how seven ancient wonders looked in their prime, and the results are fascinating.

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Six lesser-known Greek islands to visit to discover secluded beaches; Carol Driver; Daily Mail

Cascading waterfalls, golden sand and the Aegean Sea – a holiday to Greece is like no other…

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Whenever You’re Able to Travel to Europe Again, Put This Greek Town at the Top of Your List; Elise Morton; Fodor’s Travel

Visit Thessaloniki, Greece’s northern capital famed for its world-class gastronomy, laidback attitude, and cosmopolitan atmosphere.

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Greece: The Summer Capital of The World; Paula Tsoni; Greek Reporter

Greece has been cementing its position as the indisputable summer capital of the world even amidst the harshest of circumstances, and not without good reason.

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Instagram Photo of Majestic Meteora Gets 1.3 Million Likes; Tasos Kokkinidis; Greek Reporter

Instagram’s official account, which has more than 357 million followers, on Monday shared a photograph of Meteora in central Greece.

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8 under-the-radar places to visit in Greece if you’re trying to avoid tourists; Konstantina Pyrnokoki; Business Insider

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Digital Mycenae; Zoe Smith; University of Cambridge

Digital Mycenae: Explore the ancient Greek city of Mycenae in a newly released digital archive.

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Admire Oracles: Delphi, Gods and Wine; Marc D’Entremont; Hellenic News of America

“Admire oracles” (Χρησμοὺς θαύμαζε) was one of the 147 maxims carved on temples and other structures in the holy city of Delphi.

Source: Admire Oracles: Delphi, Gods and Wine – Hellenic News of America

Anarchists celebrate Easter by attacking church with molotov cocktails; Paul Antonopoulos; Greek City Times

Even though Churches were closed and unable to celebrate Easter with priests rejoicing Χριστός Ανέστη (Christos Anesti, Christ Is Risen), anarchists could not show respect to the religion of the majority of Greeks.

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Anarchists graffiti on UNESCO World Heritage church in Thessaloniki; Paul Antonopoulos; Greek City Times

Graffiti on the church is not a brave victory for the anarchist cause, but is an attack on the world’s historical achievements and legacy – thus why it was listed…

Source: Anarchists graffiti on UNESCO World Heritage church in Thessaloniki – Greek City Times

Best Greek Island for couples 2020 (older or young, and for any activity); Stefano Ferro; Mel365

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Corfu magic; Marc D’Entremont; Hellenic News of America

“Gradually the magic of the island settled over us as gently and clingingly as pollen.”― Gerald Durrell, My Family and Other Animals

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Mykonos flights and hotels: How to get there, where to stay and what to do; Emma Boff-Men; Manchester Evening News

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Tor Hotels: Greek destinations within destinations; Marc d’Entremont; Hellenic News of America

Urban sophistication, award-winning gastronomy, luxurious accommodations and iconic destinations, the Tor Hotels offer it all.

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Meteora, Greece: Marvelous Monasteries and Otherworldly Geology; Tricia A Mitchell; International Living

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Myth conceptions: 5 Greek Islands that mythology lovers shouldn’t miss; Anthony Karakai; Intrepid Travel

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