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Travelling to Greece in times of Covid-19

Travelling to Greece in times of Covid-19

Tony Kariotis In the first half of 2020, many European countries closed their borders and imposed strict travel restrictions. But as the number of cases started to decline, countries began reopening for…

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COVID-19 testing on Greece’s remote islands

The Hellenic National Public Health Organization (EODY) has teamed up with a non-government organisation, to bring coronavirus testing to Greece’s remote islands that are cut off from medical facilities. Providing inflatable boats,…

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The Telegraph: Greek Islands to visit after lockdown

The Telegraph, a British daily newspaper, recently highlighted 14 of Greece’s least populated islands as ideal travel destinations, after the coronavirus lockdown is lifted. The list includes the islands of Kimolos, Tilos,…

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Missing New Zealander found alive

Greek coast guard authorities on Sunday found a 47-year-old New Zealand woman who had been missing for days at sea, alive and well. According to authorities, the woman had set off in…

Serifos launches first smoke-free beach in Greece 5

Serifos launches first smoke-free beach in Greece

Today, May 31 is international World No Tobacco Day, and to mark the occasion, the Greek island of Serifos has announced the launch of the country’s first smoke-free beach. The western Cycladic island’s Vagia beach will…

First “Green School” in Greece to open on the island of Skyros 7

First “Green School” in Greece to open on the island of Skyros

Skyros High School aims to be the first “green school” to meet the international environmental standards, defined by the “Green Destinations” programme with it’s energy upgrade plans which includes renewable energy sources,…

Thessaloniki plants Greece’s first vertical garden 9

Thessaloniki plants Greece’s first vertical garden

  Thessaloniki has planted Greece’s first vertical garden, covering an area facade of 50 square metres. The space at the Urban Environment Directorate building on Kleanthous Street has been sowed with 804…

Folegandros

Folegandros, our new Cycladic crush

The first (and longest) stop of our Island Hopping holiday on the Greek islands this summer, that painted our summer dreams with brilliant blue, was Folegandros. An island, personified by Greek Goddess…

Panagia Church Folegandros

Church of Panagia on Folegandros

The Church of Panagia in Chora is the most famous church of Folegandros island. It is located on a stunning spot offering an incredible view of the entire island and the sea.…

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