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Solo female travel to Greece: Melissa shares her tips

Would you take a leap of faith, jump on an airplane and fly to Greece alone? Melissa Douglas, a British travel writer and blogger, did and she shared the experience …

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The world is your oyster when you have a Greek passport

Greek passport holders can give themselves a pat on the back because they have in their possession one of the most travel-friendly documents in the world today. According to the …

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Calimera from Magna Graecia and the Griko people of Apulia

The opening scene of our new documentary said it all – ‘this is not a police chase, it’s a Greek chase’ – as a friendly Italian allowed us to follow …

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New Leda and Swan fresco unveiled to the public on ancient Pompeii site

The Ancient Greek legend of Leda the Aetolian princess being ravished by the Zeus in the form of a swan has inspired many works of art over the ages. Most …

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Faces of Hagia Sophia, from Orthodox Cathedral to recent threats of turning it into a mosque again

1.Architectural masterpiece On 23 February 532, Emperor Justinian I wanted to built the most majestic basilica to honour God at the site where two previous cathedrals had stood. He chose …

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Danubian Byzantium: Greece in Belgrade

Geography, so goes the saying, is destiny. Belgrade is a city founded by natural and political geography. A hilly salient at the confluence of two major rivers, the Danube and …

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Tarpon Springs, a Greek port in Florida

I was not sure what to expect of Tarpon Springs, Florida. The small fishing town on Florida’s Gulf of Mexico coast was “famous” in Greek America for being an authentically …

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Historic Doric Temple of Concordia in Agrigento, open to visitors for the first time

Following the iconic Dolce & Gabbana Alta Moda fashion show earlier this month which took place at the ancient Greek Temple of Concordia in Agrigento, Italy, the site is now …

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Aegean Airlines just won the Oscars of the aviation industry as Best Regional Airline

Aegean Airlines was recognised as “Best Regional Airline in Europe” for the 9th consecutive year on Tuesday. The 2019 Skytrax World Airline Awards recognised the airline during the Paris Air …

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British Foreign Office warns against travel to Greece, Cyprus, Australia and other places

The British Foreign Office has included warnings for summer holiday destinations such as Greece, Cyprus, Australia and Spain. Brits have been warned to be cautious in 225 destinations around the …