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Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands 1

Hydra, one of Greece’s most captivating islands

Musician Leonard Cohen and many other celebrities have fallen head over heels for captivating Hydra, known widely as one of the most captivating islands of Greece.

Complete Guide to Antiparos 2

Complete Guide to Antiparos

By Sandy Pappas Like all Greek Islands Antiparos is a magical shimmering jewel shining in the Aegean sea. Only 7 minutes by ferry from Paros yet visited by few, it is one of…

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…

old town of Chania

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…

10 Things to Love About the Hilton Athens 3

10 Things to Love About the Hilton Athens

The Hilton Athens was the Greek capital’s first international brand hotel. It was also the city’s largest hotel building and when it opened in April 1963 (described as the most beautiful Hilton…

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The New Holistic Face of Andros  

Over the last few years Andros, the second largest Cycladic island after Naxos and only two hours away from Rafina port by ferry, found its place on the world map when it…

Alonissos: Travelling to a Purer Greece 22

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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Xylokastro, an ideal destination all-year-round

One of the reasons I love my homeland, Greece, is because of its endless choices of getaways; from seaside towns to mountainous escapes, this country has so much to offer. And what’s…

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea 41

Kerkyra, the queen of the Ionian Sea

By Maria Athanasopoulou Those who have visited the beautiful island of Kerkyra (Corfu), understand from the first moment why it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece. The island…

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Picture-perfect villages of Paros island

When you think of Paros, you probably conjure up images of its beaches, the nightlife, the picturesque little port of Naoussa or Punda. But you should know that this stunning Cycladic isle…

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U2’s lead singer Bono visits Greek island of Hydra

U2’s famous lead singer Bono is currently visiting the Greek island of Hydra, posting photos on his social media pages. The Irish superstar is accompanied by his wife Ali, his children and…