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February 28, 2020

Queen’s Tower, the Experience!!

It was a lovely, sunny Sunday and a real walk in time!!! Wherever you looked at the Queen’s Tower you could see the beauty and feel the love of its first owners and above all, as we learned from our guide Mr. Vassilis Koutsavlis, Queen Amalia of this place. The tower was inaugurated in 1854 …

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February 26, 2020

Highlights from the hunt for a Treasure of Nature !! The Truffle !!

I must confess that despite the early-morning hour, we started getting together at 7:30 am, everyone was smiling and very happy! Okay, there are always one or two exceptions. We started at eight with a first short stop at the Korinthos Canal for a coffee and to pick up a family of four. We continued …

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February 21, 2020

LARISA the Undervalued!

LARISA the Undervalued! If you would have asked me as a Greek few weeks ago about the city of Larisa I would have told you that its a city of no interest at all to someone. Don’t bother. Well, I was totally wrong! We were in the city of Larisa from December 6th to December …

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February 17, 2020

Vienna like Athens!

Imagine going into a room, being blindfolded, turning yourself around three times and then being beamed to another city at its very centre. With your eyes still blindfolded, you are trying to listen and understand exactly where you have “landed”. So what you notice after a while is that almost every second language you hear …

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November 26, 2019

Hiking in Greece

What is Hiking? Hiking is the term used for long walks, usually on trails in nature, while shorter walking (and distance) walks, usually within cities/residential areas, are considered simply walking. In Greece there is an extensive network of hiking trails and the majority of them are relatively well maintained. Many, however, are neither officially registered, …

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November 26, 2019

“CULTIVATE” TOURISTS!!!

Agrotourism in Greece acquired an institutional framework in 2018 following the concerted efforts of agrotourism businesses which started substantially in the 1990s. Agrotourism is the experience that brings the visitor to the Rural and natural landscape and his engagement with activities in many areas with multiple benefits as it creates social, cultural and environmental impacts. …

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November 19, 2019

Green Events

Green Events are now a key trend and are intended to become a model for implementation.