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The Best Greek Islands? Local Tips for the Cyclades

Are you looking for a holiday that combines wild and rocky landscapes with tasty seafood cuisine? Then the tiny island of Milos in the Cyclades is where you should be headed. Milos’ namesake originates...
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Exploring the Ancient Capital of Alexander the Great: Royal Tombs of Aigai

Light shone in a display case protecting a dainty golden crown. Visitors, whose faces were obscured in the dimly lit underground chamber, murmured in hushed tones - awed by the magnificence of the museum's...
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Galaxidi, Greece’s Hidden Gem

After visiting the historic site of Delphi in the midday heat, I desperately wanted somewhere to retreat to for the final few days of my time in Greece. Somewhere that wasn’t going to be...
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What To Do in Greece, for Every Traveler

Greece is a travel junkie’s dream; with it’s golden, sandy beaches, rich ancient history, delicious cuisine, and rugged mountain scenery, there’s simply something for everyone. Whether you seek outdoor adventures, romantic escapes, beach parties...
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COVID-19: The Fear and The Hope

It was the first day of summer weather. I was outside at a cafe, getting ready to meet with a friend about a project we would work on through the spring. I was also...
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The Best Meal I Ever Had Was Greek Food in Crete

I will never forget my first feature assignment for a few reasons. For one, it was absolutely the most stressful time of my life, but I also discovered the perfect fried potato amongst the...
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Greek Islands to Visit Other than Santorini

I remember very clearly the first time I went to Santorini. It was right before the tourist season started (late April/early May), and it was stunning. I saw some great sunsets. But the first...
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An Instagrammer’s Guide to Athens

If you’re planning a trip to Greece, you might also be imagining how your Instagram posts will look: whitewashed buildings and technicolor sunsets. Let’s be real, you won’t find this in the country’s capital...
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Meteora, Greece: The Coolest Place You’ve Never Heard Of

My conception of Greece has never really been the same as the guide books’. This is probably because I’m Greek, myself. My dad’s family is from the island of Crete, and because of the...

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