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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 [...]

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Brunching in Athens

Once a trend now a beloved tradition, brunch has been around for several years now; however it wasn’t until recently that the Greeks embraced the habit of brunching. And it was an enthusiastic embrace, as nowadays Athens in particular exhibits a wide variety of brunching places that have mastered the art of eating lunch for breakfast. [...]

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Greek customs: Tsiknopempti

Greece has various customs and traditions preserved loyally all year round -many of them quite enthusiastically even by the younger generations. Some of the most loved ones include -what else- food and certainly the most anticipated one is that of Tsiknopempti! The name sounds weird, we know -it actually means “Smoked Thursday”, as it is a [...]

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Agrotourism in Greece: How to

Agrotourism is one of the most special types of tourism, broadly defined as the kind which aims at bringing tourists closer to nature. In some countries, tourists stay in farms while in others, they join groups and actively participate in various agricultural activities. Agrotourism’s popularity has been steadily increasing in the later years, resulting nowadays in [...]

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Best Places to Visit on Eastern Peloponnese

Peloponnese is one of the most beautiful and famous regions of the Greek mainland. The amazing region of Peloponnese is situated near Attica and historical evidence reveals that it has been inhabited since antiquity. Nowadays, it attracts many tourists all year round due to its incomparable beauty and to its worth-visiting monuments and museums. In [...]

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It’s all Greek to me: books for Greece enthusiasts

Can’t get enough of Greece? So do we! Whether through stories that put a smile on your face or impressive photographs that take your breath away, we have gathered a list of our favorite books and albums that you should definitely consider if you love it when things are all Greek to you.   Colorific [...]

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Award winning hostels in Greece

If you are planning on visiting Greece but want to keep that budget low, then worry not; Greece has a wide selection of renowned, award-winning hostel in many different locations to choose from, so that you can have your cake and eat it too. How about a low-cost, high-fun backpacking tour?   #Far Out Beach [...]

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Trekking with historical value: Mount Olympus, Athos, Parnassus

The varied landscape of Greece offers many opportunities for trekking and hiking in the mountains and for a thorough exploration of the country’s scenery. Greece is full of routes through lakes, mountains, valleys and rivers but the most important point is that you can combine this magnificent stroll in the nature with a touch of [...]

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5 hot spots for food in Athens

Hungry while discovering Athens? This will certainly not be a problem, as Greece’s capital is known in the later years for rapidly transforming into a top culinary destination, with numerous gastronomic choices are that are sure to please every palate. The following list features some of the hottest spots all true foodies swear by.   [...]

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Kalavryta: Where beauty meets tradition

Located in the regional unit of Achaea, Kalavryta is a Greek town full of history and beauty. During the Frankish Occupation of Greece (13 century A.D.), it was given that name due to its many cool water springs. Its first name was “Cynaetha” probably because hunting was very common during those times. Nowadays, Kalavryta is [...]