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Greek culinary Easter traditions explained

RED EGGS No Easter table is complete without red eggs – hen laid eggs, which are dyed bright red either with dye or naturally with onion skins – on Holy …

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Free Greek travel guides urge tourists to travel off the beaten track

Greece saw its visitor numbers rise by 19 per cent from January to August last year, according to World Travel Monitor, a global analysis of travel trends released by ITB …

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Pink sea of beauty as the peach blossoms blanket the Greek plains of Imathia

The budding plains of Veria in central Macedonia burst into shades of pink from pale hues to the most vibrant of fuchsias each spring as more than 150 varieties of …

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Exclusive Interview: Greece like you’ve never seen it before

Peter Maneas, the larger-than-life host of the much anticipated show My Greek Odyssey has always wanted to show the real face of Greece to the world. In his 13-part TV …

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Who is Kyra Sarakosti? A horrific-looking custom with a simple explanation

Kyra Sarakosti is known as Lady Lent. Without a mouth, ears and with seven legs, she looks like she is the stuff that children’s nightmares are made of, but she …

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Perspectives of Greece to drool over with Instagram photos of #unseengreece

The beauties of Greece are many and trumpeted around the world, but the white-washed houses licked by saltiness and antiquities sprouting around the country are just part of the equation. …

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Prepare to be wowed by ‘My Greek Odyssey’ TV series

Be prepared to be wowed by the beauty, uniqueness and sheer splendor of Greece when new TV series, My Greek Odyssey, commences on Sunday, March 24, screening on the Seven …

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Greece wins Tourism Oscar! Elena Kountoura named Best Tourism Minister worldwide

“Greeks are the most hospitable people in the world,” said Minister Kountoura Minister Elena Kountoura has been named Best Tourism Minister Worldwide, during the International Tourism Awards, which were held …

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Old muslim temple on Lesvos to be restored

Valide Djami, a 17th-century Muslim temple on Lesvos, will be restored under a 1.2 million euro grant from the EU regional development fund for the Aegean islands. The mosque built …

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Agios Efstratios, an ideal island to forget to bring an iPhone charger to

Sometimes, it’s all about the risk. The risk of sailing to a quiet island with no advertised hotel and certainly it’s a risk to sail on what appears to be …