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A Greek village holiday to find a nation’s spirit

“If you deconstruct Greece, you will, in the end, see an olive tree, a grapevine, and a boat remain. That is, with as much, you reconstruct her.” Odysseus Elytis, Greek …

Life

If I could go anywhere: Greek cafes and cake shops and the Athenian countryside

In Book Two of the Republic, Plato famously describes the “fevered” city, a town bustling with artists, musicians, actors, butchers, barbers, courtesans, and … confectionery! Plato was clearly talking about …

Life

Can Greece’s tourism industry survive COVID-19? Join the conversation via Zoom

The Australian Chamber of Commerce and Industry in conjunction with the Consulate General of Greece in Sydney, invite us to another Zoom conference as part of the Greek Australian Dialogue …

Features

After 25 years in Australia, he returned to Greece to breathe life into his island

Jimmy Sklavenitis, who was born on Meganisi – a remote secluded islet a little to the east of the island of Lefkada – was just 17 years old when, in …

Life

Flessiada in Messinia, a most precious memory of a holiday in Greece

My most precious memory of holidaying in Greece was the very first time I went back to my homeland after almost thirty years. My parents migrated to Australia when I …

News

Greek summer destinations dominate bookings in Europe

Research by travel analytics firm ForwardKeys has placed Greece at the forefront as one of the most “resilient destinations in Europe” for the summer. Mykonos tops the list of 10 …

Life

Popular Channel 9 travel show kicks off with visit to Greece

Greece is one of the destinations for the popular travel show “Travel Guides” that returns on Wednesday, 28 April, on Channel 9 and 9Now. The new series kicks off in …

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2 million tourists expected to visit Crete in 2021

According to Greek Νational Tourism Organisation (GNTO) secretary general Dimitris Fragakis Crete island that has managed to always maintain a high standard of services offered to tourists is expected to …

Kastellorizo is first of remote Greek islands to have completed vaccinations ahead of tourism season

Kastellorizo has been the first of several Greek islands with fewer than 1,000 residents who have been fully vaccinated against the COVID-19 virus ahead of this year’s tourist season. The …

Greek islands top destination for summer holidays

The Greek islands are at the top of holiday destinations for Germans, Travel Agents Union President Norbert Fiebig said at Berlin’s International Tourism Fair (ITB) held online. Fiebig said that …

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