Discover the bohemian side of Thessaloniki

Discover the bohemian side of Thessaloniki

Its soul is vibrant, its personality vivacious. Its heart is warm, generous and hospitable. Welcome to Thessaloniki, one of the most interesting hidden gems in Greece, and a destination that you should definitely have on your travel radar to discover its many unique charms. Let’s get lost together and discover...

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24 hours in: Athens

24 hours in: Athens

Europe’s oldest city has endless things to do and neighbourhoods to explore that aren’t easily covered in a day or two — but with a little planning you can still see some of the best sights in Athens even in 24 hours. For an easy way to see the city, catch...

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How to make Greek orange pie

How to make Greek orange pie

Orange pie is a staple in every Greek household during the spring and summer season — and if you’ve found yourself in Athens or on Crete during this time of year, you’ve probably enjoyed a plate or two (with a shot of raki to wash it down). It is easy to...

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24 hours in: Chania

24 hours in: Chania

So you’ve landed on Crete and only have one day to take in as much of the island as you can. What to do? Our advice: stick to the city of Chania, as there’s plenty of sites to see, food to eat, raki to drink, and beaches to bum around...

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All about Knossos: Touring ancient Crete

All about Knossos: Touring ancient Crete

If there is one site that you should see while on the island of Crete, it’s the archaeological site of Knossos. German archaeologist Heinrich Schliemann dreamt of it and a local, Minos Kalokairinos, a Cretan merchant and antiquarian, conducted the first dig. But it wasn’t until years later that Arthur...

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10 reasons why now is the best time to go to Greece

10 reasons why now is the best time to go to Greece

If you’ve been following the news, you no doubt know of the financial troubles that have been happening in Greece. A few weeks ago, banks shut down (although they have since re-opened) and ATMs were given set caps of EUR 60 per withdrawal as the country attempts to dig out...

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The best summer festivals in Athens

The best summer festivals in Athens

If there is one thing that Greeks love more than anything, it’s celebrating life! And all summer long, locals gather to honour the country’s music, food, wine, and dancing and singing traditions. Most of Athens’ festivals are religious ones, and many are celebrated nationally, such as the Dormition of Virgin...

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