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Top 10 apps you need to download before your trip to Greece

You’ve booked everything and you are ready to go! Whether it’s your first time in Greece or your 30th there’s always something changing and new places popping up everywhere. To …

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Beaches in Greece and Cyprus named among world’s Top 50

A hot spot for summer, it’s not surprising Greece’s beaches are continuously being named among the world’s best. Drawing on votes from their readers, aggregated scores from previous media results, …

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Athens open-air cinemas: movie magic under a moonlit canopy

Open-air cinemas are the stuff that childhood memories are made of in Greece. Cherry soda and buttered pop corn at hand with the faint hum of cicadas in the background …

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Keeano, the Greek startup making a splash at beaches

A new app, developed in Athens, aims to create the biggest database to document coastlines globally by allowing users to share information and photos on anything to do with the …

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TOP 10: Feasts of 15 August, a tribute the Dormition of Panagia (Our Lady) and a huge name day

Each year on 15 August, the biggest religious feast day of Orthodoxy takes place in Greece. A national holiday, there are numerous traditions surrounding the Dekapentavgousto, that are dedicated to …

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Two petrified trunks found at Lesvos petrified forest area

Two gigantic petrified tree trunks, lying one on top of one another, were discovered during salvage excavations conducted by the Petrified Forest Natural History Museum of Lesvos in cooperation with …

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Your survival guide to driving in Greece

Thinking of driving around Greece on your next holiday? Be warned that it is no easy task if you’re a foreigner, and there are many things to keep in mind …

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When lesser is better: Naxos and the lesser-known Cyclades of Greece

I had been assured, as the timetable indicated, that the last boat out of the secluded Kato Koufonisi without a hotel or rooms to rent, would depart at 10.30 pm. …

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Greek trip of a lifetime for Melbourne students of Oakleigh Grammar

Students of Oakleigh Grammar experienced a trip that would certainly be remembered and etched in their hearts forever. Twenty five Year 8 and Year 9 students participated in a 3-week …

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Thinking of getting married in Greece? This is what you should know

In recent years, more and more Australians are choosing Greece for their nuptials. The majority of those having their wedding in Greece are of Greek descent, but even in that …