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Cruise ship becomes the largest vessel to sail through Corinth Canal in Greece [VIDEO]

Incredible images circulated on the web this week showing the largest ship ever to pass through the Corinth Canal. The 22.5-metre wide MS Braemer cruise ship passed through the canal …

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Athenians encouraged to take charge of their city

The Municipality of Athens plants 600 new trees every year, but estimates show that 10-40 per cent of these dry up during the summer months due to high temperatures. In …

Life

Mountainous Arcadia, a mythical destination in the Peloponnese

The prefecture of Arcadia, in the Peloponnese peninsula of southern Greece, could easily be described as a masterpiece of nature and the true heart of the region. It is the …

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Young Australian falls in love with Santorini and gets tattoo of iconic church

Greece might not be in 20-year-old Jemma Hadley’s bloodline, but it’s certainly in her heart and as of recently also etched on her body forever. The young woman’s fascination with …

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Athens suburbia: Return to Nea Smyrni, a neighbourhood gem in Greece

On their way to Sydney from Istanbul in the early ’70s, my parents passed by Athens and bought a small flat – still under construction – in Nea Smyrni, south …

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Thomas Cook collapse could cost Greek economy over €2.5 billion, survey estimates

Aside from the immediate repercussions of Thomas Cook’s collapse, the consequences are sure to be felt well into 2020. According to a survey released on Tuesday, the British global travel …

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Get paid to go on a luxury holiday to Greece, take Instagram photos on a free Samsung – and bring a mate with you

Would you like an all-expenses paid luxurious holiday to Greece? You’ll also get paid to take photos on a Samsung S10, also given to you for free. And best of …

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A Greek in the Holy Land

“Geia sou ti kaneis? Emena me lene (Hi, how are you? My name is) Rashed Al-Zorba.” And with that, an older man who hails from Jericho city, greeted me in …

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Echoes of the Minoans still heard in the remnants of Greek antiquity

Have you ever gone to a place and felt like you’ve been there before? Can a place hold the memory of events long past? Call it deja vu, call it …

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Mysteries of Medieval Mystras, Byzantium’s Indian summer and the birthplace of Modern Greece

Mystras figures less prominently in historical commentary and touristic itineraries than other Greek sites, but for profundity and for a true taste of sublime, understated beauty, it is peerless. Here …