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Leros: a treasure of the Dodecanese

Leros is one of the loveliest islands of the Dodecanese island complex, in the southern Aegean Sea. The municipality of Leros numbers few islets, most of which are uninhabited. It is also called the island of Artemis (the goddess of hunting) and probably, there was a temple dedicated to her. Leros played such an important [...]

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The magnificent beaches of Karpathos

Karpathos is the second largest island in the complex of Dodecanese, full of contrast in it’s beauty. The bigest part of the island has mountains except the south part wich is full of canyons and valleys. The island is also consisted with a lot of forests and amazing beaches. Some of the most popular beaches [...]

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Rebetiko & Feasts in Greece

Rebetiko or rebetika in plural is the type of music that has marked the history of the Greek folk since ages. The exact origins of the word rebetis where rebetiko derives from, are obscure and nobody has exactly agreed on what the etymology might be but some definitions suggest that it comes from the Greek-latin [...]

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Peloponnese: rediscovering Greece

It was an unexpected -yet delightful- surprise to learn that the famous travel guide publisher, Lonely Planet, chose to name the region of Peloponnese as the Top destination in Europe for 2016. This special honor is a perfect opportunity to reconsider Greece as a solely island destination – and to help you, we have gathered [...]

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Bar and Restaurant suggestions in Athens

Athens is the ultimate destination to have a good time out, and the list is endless; indeed the city’s map is constantly enriched by the addition of new bars and restaurants, guaranteeing that your sortie will be a wonderful adventure in the urban jungle! Here are some of our favorite choices  that await for your [...]

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Unusual hotels in Greece

Visitors who choose Greece for their holidays are given the chance to choose from a list of seemingly endless options when it comes to picking the property that best matches their preferences, from low-budget hostels to award-winning luxury resorts – and many more! However, did you know that there are also certain unusual accommodation options, [...]

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Sifnos: Panagia Chrisopigi festival

One of the most unforgettable experiences one can have during his stay in Cyclades is definitely that of the traditional festivals -or “panigiria” as are known in Greek. The islands have a lengthy history of organizing celebrations to honor their favorite protector-Saints, but the most well-known festivities are always in honor of Panagia (Holy Mary) [...]

Top 4 favorite habits of the Greeks

Greeks are known for their intense temperament, loud voices, short temper and vivid lifestyle -indeed, we tend to frequently embody the Mediterranean stereotype, being open-hearted, lovers of life and all pleasures; sea, sun, food, love, singing and much more. If you are planning to visit Greece this summer, you might want to consider getting accustomed [...]

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Traditional Easter Holidays on Poros Island

Are you planning on visiting Greece for your Easter holidays? Go to Poros island! Located southwards to the Saronic Gulf, Poros is a small Greek island that will surprise you with its pure beauty. Poros is easily accessible by ferries for it lies really close to Piraeus (the most well-known port city of Greece). Poros [...]

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Donoussa: Enchanting dives into the blue

Donoussa is a small island in the southeastern Cyclades and is located 10 miles north of Amorgos and east of Naxos. According to ancient Greek mythology the island took its name from the god Dionysus, who inhabited the island. Historically, the first settlers came from the island of Amorgos and founded the village “Stavros” where they built [...]