Tips for an Unforgettable Experience in Mykonos Island

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unforgettable experience in Mykonos Tips for an Unforgettable Experience in Mykonos Island
Welcome to Mykonos, Greece’s most famous cosmopolitan island, that lies at the heart of Cyclades and is one of the most popular destinations all over the world. The island’s architecture with its unique whitewashed houses and colourful doors, picturesque alleys with bougainvillaea trees and the beautiful mills attracts thousands of tourists every year. Apart from its cosmopolitan atmosphere, Mykonos is also famous for its sun-kissed beaches and the crystal-clear water where you can relax and enjoy the tranquillity of the breezing air lying on a sun lounger and drinking a molecular cocktail. If you are more into wild beach parties that do not stop unless the sun goes down or late-night parties until dawn in Mykonos’ Chora bars and nightclubs, then Mykonos is the right place for you! Read more

TINOS FOOD PATHS

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Tinos Food Paths: Gastronomy and Culture, an annual gathering in May on the island of Tinos.

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Four years have passed since in 2015 when a few friends in the hospitality industry in Tinos were sitting around a table with raki and local dishes and came up with the idea to showcase the rich gastronomy and culture of the island. Read more

The magic of Christmas has the glow of Thessaloniki

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“Every year is better than the last one…!” exclaimed the elf of Thessaloniki and opened the old Scrooge’s chest. And suddenly exquisite Christmas melodies, furious dancers, goblins and witches of fairytales, fir trees and boats, carols, “melomakarona” and “diples”, stars and shiny ornaments, reindeers, sleighs and Santa Clauses, gifts and countless surprises came out, unfolding and unrolling on the tremendous turn of the city.
Thessaloniki is ready for the most beautiful celebration of the year, a series of events that come from … all around for the visitors of the festive days and all those who chose to visit #XmasThessaloniki! Read more

Scents of cinnamon, clove and orange for Christmas in Heraklion

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For 37 days the “Christmas Castle” will be bringing joy and colour to all

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Each year, on December 1st, Heraklion puts on its Christmas finery and gets ready to celebrate Christmas and the New Year! Radiant and dreamlike, full of colours, scents and music, the city of Heraklion is one of the most interesting places to visit during the Christmas holidays. A city at the “heart” of Crete, with a long history and an impressive enceinte, located by the Aegean Sea’s big blue, with many museums and unique monuments, picturesque alleyways, squares, hospitable people and exquisite tastes is ready to put on its “Christmas costume” to welcome all those who wish to have a taste of its scents! Read more

Crete | The perfect itinerary!

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1 Heraklion Crete | The perfect itinerary!

When you have been travelling for a while, two years in my case, you get asked frequently where to go and what to do there. As time goes on you start developing itineraries even before having been asked anything at all! So if you are planning to go to Crete, I will give you the highlights, what there is to see and in which towns or cities to stay! In addition to that I based this island tour on a 15 day stay for a nice balance between travelling and relaxing. Read more

Tips for an Unforgettable Day in Knossos

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Knossos is the ultimate culture buff’s destination. The greatest centre of the Minoan culture lies just a short drive from the city of Heraklion. It is a magnificent landmark of unique natural and cultural beauty. I had the pleasure to visit Knossos last summer and I was altogether charmed. I was in Crete with my family and we all know that surviving family vacations can at times prove challenging. Time was my enemy; my dad, who had followed us unwillingly to the archaeological site, was grumpy and looked forward to leaving as soon as possible, my brother was also in a hurry as he was eager to go to the beach, while my mom and I were dazed by the scenery and the artifacts of the Minoan civilization. For the two of us time had stopped…

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