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Greece ranks high as a travel destination in 2020 among British and Dutch travellers

Greece is hitting the mark as a holiday hotspot for 2020 with the Dutch and Brits indicating a preference for Greece as a choice destination. Dutch Greece won the Reisgraag …

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Athens accommodation abundance notes drop in hotel occupancy

Athens has noted a growth in short-term rentals and hotel accommodation, while the Athens International Airport (AIA) noted its highest passenger traffic for 2019 with 25.57 million passengers (up 6 …

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Athens in the running for title of Best European Destination for 2020

The Greek capital is in the running for the title of Best European Destination for 2020. Run for the 11th year, the online competition is run by the organisation European …

Life

Solo female travel to Greece: Melissa shares her tips

Would you take a leap of faith, jump on an airplane and fly to Greece alone? Melissa Douglas, a British travel writer and blogger, did and she shared the experience …

Greek Shipping Ministry approves Golden Star routes to Naxos and Mykonos

Greek tourists will have even more access to popular islands of Naxos and Mykonos in the Cyclades this year. The Greek Ministry of Shipping and Island Policy on Friday approved …

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‘Hypertourism’ puts strain on Santorini’s unique environment

Santorini has fallen victim to its own success and the Greek government is looking at ways to ease the situation before the island buckles under the strain of looking after …

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The ancient city of Oeniadae

The site of the ancient city of Oeniadae, in the regional unit of Aetolia-Acarnania in Greece, boasts one of the best preserved shipyards of the antiquity. An important city in …

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UK budget carrier plots big expansion of flights to Greece for summer tourist season

British low-cost airline Jet2 has added half a million more seats and is to expand its flights to to Greece by more than 50 percent during the European summer months. …

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Popular travel guide dubs Lemnos a ‘Greek foodie paradise’

Lemnos has once again been written about in the media, and this time the attention is on its food scene. Popular travel guide, Lonely Planet just this week dubbed the …

Features

Diasporic returns: a contemporary account

My journey to Athens as part of the Athens Burns Bright Tour: A Cultural Ecology Tour carried a previous awareness. I was coming from a country far away to a …