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Every neighborhood in Athens has a story of its own. But some have bigger stories than others – like the one behind the neighborhood that has stood under the shadow of the Acropolis for hundreds of years: Plaka. The Alikokkos district, as it was known prior to the reign of King Otto – the first king of the modern Greek state – reportedly took its current name of Plaka thanks […]

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Unrivalled natural beauty, beaches with crystal clear waters, unrivalled Byzantine footpaths connecting traditional villages and breathtaking landscapes make Páros, located at the heart of the Cyclades, one of the best loved holiday destinations in Greece. Paros is the ferry hub of the eastern Cyclades and meets the challenge with a friendly, welcoming face. Ferries approach from the west across a huge bay above which the island’s gently rolling hills rise […]

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If you are holidaying in another EU country this summer, here are some tips for a hassle-free trip. While travelling in Europe has never been easier – with EU rules on crossing borders, medical treatment, pets, roaming charges and passenger rights – there are still some things to remember if you’re planning on travelling abroad in the EU this summer. Take your ID card or passport – even if you […]

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This neighborhood, in the shadow of the sacred rock of the Acropolis, personifies the true essence of Greece. Mitropoleos Square The Metropolitan Cathedral of Athens is an imposing domed Basilica. The Metropolitan Cathedral of the Annunciation  popularly known as the «Mētrópolis», is the cathedral church of the Archbishop of Athens and all Greece. Construction of the Cathedral began on Christmas Day, 1842 with the laying of the cornerstone by King […]

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Air travel during pregnancy can be a source of increased anxiety for pregnant women. Airlines do not allow pregnant women to travel during the 3rd trimester of pregnancy and some of them have an even stricter non-flying policy beyond 20 weeks. It is better to check with your airline on this subject. Provided that the pregnancy is without complications there is no evidence whatsoever that air travel can be harmful […]

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Booking online – clear pricing When you book a flight online, the total price of the ticket – including all compulsory elements such as taxes and charges –  must be visible from the start, so you can compare prices across airlines and make an informed choice. As well as the final price, at least the following information must be clearly displayed: air fare, taxes, airport charges, other charges, surcharges or […]

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– Avoid heavy meals or alcohol before travelling – While boarding the aircraft, you are kindly requested not to push those in front of you, whether on the stairs or in the aisle. Passengers are advised to hold the handrail while on the stairs. – Do not place heavy hand luggage, clothes or others items close to opening of the overhead baggage bin-try to place them as far inside as […]

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Did you know you have certain rights if things go wrong when you’re on a flight in the EU? This concerns delays, cancellations and overbooking that prevent you from boarding … and applies if you are: – leaving the EU with any airline, or arriving in the EU with a carrier registered in the EU (or Iceland, Norway or Switzerland) Refund or alternative transport If you are denied boarding or […]

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