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A lonely Santorini

An unprecedented calm descends on the island of Santorini, as the coronavirus pandemic has either caused fear of ‘going outside’ and travelling or visitors are unable to travel due to restrictions in…

Covid-19 impact: Hotels in Greece slash prices

Covid-19 impact: Hotels in Greece slash prices

As Greece suffers a coronavirus-induced drop in travel, hotels are slashing room rates of up to 40%. A week-long stay at a hotel in Rhodes next month could cost you as little…

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Insider’s Guide to Lefkada  

Both mainland (connected via a bridge) and Ionian island, Lefkada has remarkable natural landscapes that include world-famous beaches, delightful local cuisine, a noteworthy winemaking tradition and an exciting variety of things to…

THE HELLENIC ODYSSEY

A quest to put Greece on the culinary map

The Hellenic Odyssey, a travel and food tour operator is on a quest to put Greece on the culinary map. Australian born with a proud Cretan heritage, Kelly Michelakis, founder of The…

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Strolling around the stunning old city of Chania

Every time I walk through the stunning streets in the old town of Chania, I feel as though I’m in a time capsule that has been touched by Greeks, Venetians, Turks, Jews,…

THESSALONIKI ARISTOTELOUS SQUARE

10 reasons to visit Greece during winter

Greece is among the top summer destinations worldwide, but you may be surprised to learn that it’s also a great winter holiday spot. Keep reading to find out ten reasons why visiting…

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Aegean announces 11 new international destinations for 2020

Greece’s leading airline carrier Aegean has announced the addition of 11 new international destinations to its 2020 schedule from Greece. According to the announcement, the airline will increase the number of available seats by 1.5 million, totalling 19.2…

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Ryanair announces 14 new routes for Greece Summer 2020

European low-cost carrier Ryanair has announced that it will launch fourteen brand new routes to and from Greece for the Summer 2020 schedule. This means that 147 routes from Greece can be…

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Alonissos: Travelling to a Purer Greece

Although I wasn’t even born then, I imagine that 50s/60s Greek islands looked pretty much as Alonissos does today. The pine-clad and serene island with each beach very different from the other…

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Pyrgos, the most picturesque village of Santorini

Santorini is my favorite island. I have been there three times, but all of them over a decade ago. Last year I felt that I had missed the magic breeze and the…