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Summer song: From Russia with love

A love song dedicated to the beautiful island of Zakynthos was sent to us from Russian guitarist Andrew Doriane who has visited the Ionian islands every year since 2013. “The …

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The nameless island of Ioannina at Pamvotida Lake

Near the northern shore of Lake Pamvotida, off the city of Ioannina in Epirus, lies the “island of Ioannina”. It has no name of its own, and is known simply …

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2,500 years on, the Authentic Marathon Swim is revived at Artemision

Amateur and professional swimmers from Japan, Russia, Great Britain, Germany, Bulgaria and Greece took to the waters of Pefki, Evia for the inaugural Authentic Marathon Swim between 4-6 September. For …

News

Netherlands joins UK in issuing travel restrictions to Greek islands because of rise in COVID cases

The government of the Netherlands has placed Greece’s islands on its orange list for destinations approved for essential travel alone. The decision comes a day after the United Kingdom placed …

Features

‘Adding life to years’: Cooking in Ikaria, the Greek island of longevity

Be it studying, preparing or teaching it, food has been a big part of Meni Valle’s life. And growing up as a Melburnian-Greek, it was only natural to fall in …

Greek tourism seeks its share from EU COVID-19 recovery fund

The Greek tourism sector will seek its portion of the European Union’s Next Generation recovery fund of which Greece stands to receive €32 billion in grants and loans. Ekathemerini reports …

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Glyfada’s new golf tournament for the shipping community

The Glyfada Golf course will be welcoming distinguished executives of the Greek shipping community for a fundraising golf tournament on 19 September. The Glyfada Maritime Golf Event is organised by …

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Evia’s Marathon swim event attracts world class swimmers Petar Stoychev & Yasunari Hirai

From 4-6 September the Municipality of Istiaia-Edipsos and Active Media Group will be hosting the Authentic Marathon Swim in Pefki, Evia. The event revives the authentic marathon swimming route 2,500 …

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Greece’s Navarino Challenge returns for its eighth year

The Navarino Challenge is back again for its eighth year this October from the 16th to 18th. The award-winning sports tourism event will be presenting new sports activities and experiences …

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‘Travel + Leisure’ votes 7 Greek islands among world’s top destinations

In the most recent list of top travel destinations, published by Travel + Leisure magazine, seven Greek islands sit among the world’s most beautiful islands. The Aegean island of Paros …