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Culinary Backstreets: Exploring the Culinary Heart of Athens

Athens’ food scene is a perfect mix of Greek tradition and culture. On a Culinary Backstreets walk, Marissa Tejada discovered what she’d been missing all these years.

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Travel Bloggers Greece Marks 2-Year Anniversary

The first professional blogger network in Greece, Travel Bloggers Greece, celebrated its 2-year anniversary, with an excursion to Pelion. Come along!

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Minister Kountoura: Visit Greece – It’s Your Destination Vacation 24 hrs/365 days

Last week, Greek Minister of Tourism Elena Kountoura visited Chicago. She encouraged people to visit Greece any time of the year.

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Traveling with Kids? Choose Family-Friendly Crete!

Parents are often anxious about traveling with kids. Family Travel Blogger Gabi Ancarola puts them at ease. Today, she recommends family-friendly Crete.

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Agrotourism on the Rise in Greece: Me and the Farmer

Agrotourism holidays full of hands-on action and where one can connect with local societies, are a blossoming option in Greece.

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Corfu’s Ambelonas Restaurant: “Worth a Detour”

While rediscovering Corfu, Guest Writer Diana Farr Louis was treated to lots of delicious local specialties. Join her at Ambelonas Restaurant, and meet its proprietor, Vasiliki Karounou.

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3 Days in Corfu: Rediscovering Greece’s Emerald Isle

Guest writer Diana Farr Louis takes us on a journey. She spent 3 days in Corfu rediscovering the historic Ionian island, which resembles one enormous olive grove. Come along!

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Global Volunteers Trip Creates New Ties to Ancestral Home

In 2013, through Global Volunteers, Lynn Lotkowitcz taught English to kids in Crete. The experience left such an indelible mark, that she’s planning her 3rd trip.

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Greece Summer 2016: Still Time to Get Here

Athens-based author and journalist Marissa Tejada says Greece is ready and waiting for tourists. There’s still time to get to magical Greece this summer.

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1000s of Chicagoans Travel Greece, Show Support

Thousands of Chicago Greeks are off to travel Greece this summer, crisis or not. Bottom line — no matter what, we love our motherland, and we show our support.

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