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Athens civic revival projects on track to deliver an Autumn cultural spring

A series of civic revival projects in Athens are expecting to be completed this Greek autumn, as the pace picks up on works around the city on the tail end …

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Islands of authentic life in Athens’ inner city Psiri

In a forgotten part of the inner-city quarter of Athens, Psiri (Ψυρρή), enterprising young Athenians are opening new restaurants, tattoo parlours, and barbershops. They are nestled amongst ramshackle, cluttered, and …

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Filo the Greek

Filo sits outside a coffee and pita hole-in-the-wall, early morning, around 7:30am. We’re in the inner-city suburb of Psyri. I order a freddo espresso and a mushroom pie – Filo …

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A journey to Greece and a book review

In the summer of 1976, I celebrated our American independence in the suburbs of Chicago. We sang praises for the great bicentennial of our country, The United States of America. …

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Demi Moore, the head of Prada and a US senator among A-listers holidaying in Greece

Greek islands have once again topped the list of European summer destinations for celebrities in 2022. Hollywood star Demi Moore is one of the latest spotted soaking up the Greek …

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If August finds you in Greece, check out this once-in-a-year lighthouse event

A total of 28 lighthouses across Greece will be open to the public on Sunday 21 August, in celebration of International Lighthouse Day 2022. They will be open from 10:00 …

News

Four Greek islands record over 1 million passengers just in July

Greeks famously use the phrase “drowned in tourists” if you ask them what an Aegean island looks like in August, the peak month of the summer season. But this year …

Athens airport voted best in Europe

Athens international airport was declared the best airport in Europe according the Google user ratings compiled on behalf of British holiday rentals site Holidu. After nightmare scenes of endless passenger …

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Grace Hotel in Santorini named No1 Best Resort Hotel in Greece

Grace Hotel, a member of the Auberge Resorts Collection, was awarded the title of No 1 Best Resort Hotel in Greece at the prestigious Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards …

Features

Greek summer 2022: Back after a while? Things I noticed as a local

My last summertime memories in Greece date back to 2019, just before the ‘C’ word hit. I was one of the lucky ones who got a taste of Greek summer …

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