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When morning coffee is served as thick, dark and potentially brain-exploding as this, we can only be in Athens. We’re being served this potent, unfiltered concoction, brewed together with sugar in a traditional brass pot over a gas flame, as fortification for a food tour of the Greek capital. No other drink, apparently, will do. “Tea is for the sick and the infirm,” says Diana Kantaroglou, a guide with the […]

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Every single Greek island has something special to offer. What if you prefer to go off the beaten track? Well we have the islands for you. In our next top 5 alternative island destinations experience extraordinary natural beauty and a serene atmosphere, where holidays find their true meaning. Ithaca | The Land of Odysseus The island where Penelope affectionately waited for Odysseus (aka Ulysses) exudes a nostalgic atmosphere. The landscape […]

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MyIthaca -Accommodation -Daily Trips – Rentals The story begins in 1984, when my family founded their travel agency in Ithaca. Few years later they moved their business in Prague, in the Czech Republic. I returned in Greece in 2004 to establish my own agency in Athens and ever since Lazaris Travel Services have been an active tour operator for Greek travelers visiting Central Europe. However, my connection to Ithaca, the […]

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When Odysseus set off for glorious days in Troy, his beloved wife, Penelope, was left alone to unwittingly excite the appetite of men for a gorgeous queen. Before long, the palace was brimful of odious suitors who would flirt with the queen persistently. What is more, they made Penelope promise she would marry one of them. To keep them at bay, she came up with a devise: she promised she […]

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Capital, transport hub, as well as the prefecture’s commercial and administrative centre. The city is studded with archaeological sites and is full of life, with charming pedestrian zones, modern shopping centres, cafes and bars. The prefecture of Arta contains imposing mountains covered in spruces, fertile plains, roaring rivers and lagoons with important ecosystems. It is one of Greece’s most beautiful regions and is located between the Tzoumerka mountain range and […]

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The word-of-mouth buzz about O Hamos, a family-run taverna on the Greek island of Milos, had been so loud that I’d heard it in Athens. So I decided to discover it, over a late lunch, for myself. Now, it may be a surprise that there is no seafood on the menu – given the restaurant’s fantastic location near the sea – but if the Psatha family can’t grow it, breed […]

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The Hellenic Society for the Protection of Nature has announced that, out of a long list of 47 countries, Greece ranked second in the Blue Flag quality awards this year with 515 beaches, 15 marinas and 4 awards for sustainable boating tourism operators. Greece received the 12% of awards among the 47 competing countries, with Halkidiki Regional Unit having collected 92 flags i.e. the majority of awards in Greece. What […]

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Greeks tend to call Chora a popular traditional whitewashed village in the Aegean Sea, which is most often located on the highest point of the island. The cube-like, white-blue houses, with their multicoloured window shutters, the narrow cobblestone alleys aligned with flower pots, the picturesque chapels and village squares, the ruined castles and windmills are some of the reasons that make these villages so special. Let us introduce you to […]

Categories: Featured, Touring

The biggest island of Greece is a charming place where visitors can enjoy their trip in the way they have imagined it. Here are 10 reasons why Crete is worth visiting; once you get there though, expect to discover many more! 1. Civilisation & Culture Its strategic location on the map has turned the island of Crete into a crossroads where peoples and civilisations have left a permanent mark on, […]

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They are popular and fascinating towns as well as historic sites; these places strike a self-confident pose in many a snapshot that captures the ambiance of old times… Are you ready for a journey through time? Come with us for a stroll in the most charming towns of Greece! Xanthi – the old town Xanthi is proud of its Old Town and rightly so as it is a cultural asset […]

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