Mini Guide to Symi Island, Greece

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If you’re planning on traveling to the Greece this summer, you may be wondering where to go. Greece has nearly 8,500 miles of coastline and over 1,200 islands. Due to increasing media coverage, Santorini and Mykonos seem to be enjoying…

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Zakynthos, Greece: The Island of Beaches

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Zakynthos, also known as the Greek Island Zante, is the southernmost of the Ionian Islands. This gorgeous island is surrounded by clear turquoise water. The north of Zakynthos is mountainous, so many tourists seeking the fabled beauty of the beaches…

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Top Ten Reasons You Should Visit Athens Now

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Despite being one of the world’s oldest cities, Athens is a modern and sophisticated 21st century capital. It is a destination that has plenty to offer, depending on your travel interests. Unfortunately, Athens has gotten a bad rap for being…

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A Guide to Classic and Traditional Greek Foods

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Introduction to Greek Cuisine Greek cuisine has a long history and is known for its wide range of dishes, from tender grilled meats and zesty salads, to fresh fish and syrupy pastries. As the southernmost country in Europe, mainland Greece…

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Emponas: The Wine Capital of Rhodes

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When in Rhodes, do as any good Rhodian would do, and take advantage of the economically priced and uniquely flavorful wines. Emponas, often referred to as island’s wine town, is the perfect day trip for those with an appreciation for…

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Ancient Cities of Rhodes

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Around 1100 B.C., the Dorians conquered the island of Rhodes and thereafter inaugurated the three principal ancient cities: Kamiros, Ialyssos, and Lindos. As time came to pass, and the island changed hands several times, these cities eventually united to form…

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Rock Climbing in Kalymnos, Greece

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Known as the “Island of the Sponge divers,” Kalymnos has a long history with ties to the sea, but much to the delight of adrenaline junkies, things are changing for this small rocky island. Jagged cliffs once only suitable for…

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