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This is why the Dutch prefer Greece as a holiday destination for 2020
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This is why the Dutch prefer Greece as a holiday destination for 2020

Panos - Feb 20, 2020

The reasons Greece is one of the most preferred destinations for Dutch tourists were outlined in a survey carried out…

“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”
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“Athens is one of the last cities in Europe that can still be old, weird & chaotic”

Panos - Feb 18, 2020

At a time when the mainstream narrative is all about how Greece’s ‘best and brightest’ minds have been fleeing the…

Exploring the hidden depths of Corfu: The ancient secrets of the Greek island’s caves unlocked
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Exploring the hidden depths of Corfu: The ancient secrets of the Greek island’s caves unlocked

Panos - Feb 17, 2020

A journey down into the underground depths of the Greek island of Corfu that lasted 15 days and explored 25…

Santorini volcano “rumbles” – Greek authorities prepare contingency plan
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Santorini volcano “rumbles” – Greek authorities prepare contingency plan

Panos - Feb 14, 2020

The General Secretariat for Civil Protection has prepared a study focusing on contigency plans for a possible future eruption of…

Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese: An explosion of flavors and textures
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Greek Salad with Fried Halloumi Cheese: An explosion of flavors and textures

Panos - Feb 11, 2020

Cheese lovers who haven’t tried halloumi, meet your new obsession. Halloumi is a semi-hard cheese originating in Cyprus. Made from…

Athens voted 2nd best destination in Europe
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Athens voted 2nd best destination in Europe

Panos - Feb 07, 2020

Athens was voted the second-best destination in Europe in the poll conducted by the European Best Destinations Tourism Promotion Platform.…

A Greek home so remote it’s almost like having your own private island
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A Greek home so remote it’s almost like having your own private island

Panos - Feb 07, 2020

This stone-built contemporary home is named Secret Cape after its remote location on a rocky peninsula on the Greek island…

The places hardest to afford a home (infographic)
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The places hardest to afford a home (infographic)

Panos - Feb 06, 2020

Big cities like London or San Francisco are well-known for their expensive real estate markets. But there are also a…

Weekend escapes near Athens!
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Weekend escapes near Athens!

Panos - Feb 05, 2020

Chalkida: the town of “mad waters” There is a reference point, a place of attraction for Athenians and people from…

British tourists “vote” Greece for 2020
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British tourists “vote” Greece for 2020

Panos - Feb 04, 2020

British tourists are not being deterred at all by the reality of Brexit, as they are planning to increase their…

September favorite month for Dutch tourists to visit Greece
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September favorite month for Dutch tourists to visit Greece

Panos - Feb 03, 2020

In the past few months, there was research for the favorite travel month for Greece on Griekenland.net. A total of…

Four romantic Greek destinations for every season
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Four romantic Greek destinations for every season

Panos - Jan 31, 2020

Winter in the heart of Epirus? Spring in the mythical land of the Centaurs? Summer on the matchless beaches of…

Abandoned 300-Year Old Venetian Village on Crete Turned into Tourist Resort
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Abandoned 300-Year Old Venetian Village on Crete Turned into Tourist Resort

Panos - Jan 30, 2020

Áspros Potamós (White River in English) is a settlement in eastern Crete, in the regional unit of Lasithi, whose history…

Ten ancient sites to see in Athens
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Ten ancient sites to see in Athens

Panos - Jan 28, 2020

During the last years, the city of Athens has seen a dramatic transformation towards modernity. It has turned into one…

Ikaria: The island of long life
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Ikaria: The island of long life

Panos - Jan 28, 2020

The enchanting island of Ikaria is not only one of the most idyllic islands of the eastern Aegean but also…

Skiathos has the best beaches in the world: Conde Nast Traveler readers Choice 2019
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Skiathos has the best beaches in the world: Conde Nast Traveler readers Choice 2019

Panos - Jan 27, 2020

Greece was awarded the Readers’ Choice Awards 2019 by top travel magazine Conde Nast Traveler, with over 600,000 readers voting…

Turkey 6.8 earthquake – Reports of at least 4 casualties
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Turkey 6.8 earthquake – Reports of at least 4 casualties

makis - Jan 24, 2020

A magnitude earthquake 6.8 on the Richter scale has hit eastern Turkey, according to the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre. The depth…

Vote Athens for Europe’s Best Destination for 2020
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Vote Athens for Europe’s Best Destination for 2020

Panos - Jan 22, 2020

There’s a tough competition but Athens, which has picked up a reputation as having a buzz if still not able…

Greek tourism: Average spending per trip increases by €61 during 2019
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Greek tourism: Average spending per trip increases by €61 during 2019

Panos - Jan 20, 2020

Based on final data, the balance of travel services in January-September 2019 posted a surplus of €14,095 million, up 12.7%…

Greek Tourism 2019: South Aegean islands the top destination among all regions
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Greek Tourism 2019: South Aegean islands the top destination among all regions

Panos - Jan 16, 2020

Tourist arrivals in the islands of the South Aegean reached new historic levels in 2019, surpassing the record performance of…