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Selecting your ideal Charter Yacht

Deciding on the right charter yacht and crew for your next yacht charter might be the most important part of your holiday preparations. It’s all about size, style, and sailing characteristics within your budget. To figure out which type of charter yacht is best for your particular needs, contact the Greek Island Yacht Holiday yacht charter experts. Selecting a yacht …

6 April 1896, the first Modern Olympic Games begins in Athens – Greek City Times

On April 6, 1896, the Olympic Games, a long-lost tradition of ancient Greece, are reborn in Athens 1,500 years after being banned by Roman Emperor Theodosius I. At the opening of the Athens Games, King Georgios I of Greece and a crowd of 60,000 spectators welcomed athletes from 13 nations to the international competition. The first recorded Olympic Games were …

Greece Invites the World to Keep in Touch… from Home | GTP Headlines

Greece is sending out a message to the world: to stay home – due to the current developments involving the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic – but at the same time to stay in touch through technology. The Greek Tourism Ministry on Thursday announced the launch of the new online platform Greece From Home that looks to promote the country’s image to people all over the world and invites them …

Massive Superyacht Collision – Soundings Online

tml-version=”2″ One of the first rules of big boat racing, if not the first rule, is to avoid collisions. Unfortunately, on March 12, that was not the case at the Superyacht Challenge Antigua where the J Class yacht Svea rode over the stern of the J Class yacht Topaz, causing significant damage and injuring two crew members. Multiple crew ended up …

Greece is reaching a ‘whatever it takes’ moment | New Europe

There is not a single Athenian who could have ever imagined that the streets of the city would be completely empty. Even in mid-August, when the majority of Greeks find themselves at the beach during their summer holidays, there are tourists strolling around the centre of Athens. Over the past days, however, ever since Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced …

OPEN 28/02/2020 NATIONAL MUSEUM OF CONTEMPORARY ART, ATHENS |EMST

EMST OPEN The National Museum of Contemporary Art Athens (EMST) is Open to the public. It is ready to welcome the audience with its permanent collection on view, its exhibitions and activities. It took ten years after EMST first operated, in 2000, an adventurous route with the gradual activation of its temporary exhibition spaces and the suspension of its operation …

Beneteau First Yacht 53

First Yacht 53 | BENETEAU

With sights set on high-performance cruising and more, if you are keen on regattas, this “Luxury Performance” sailing yacht was designed for expert sailors and demanding owners. With a well-balanced hull and helm for unique sensations, easy-flow deck plan, modern marine interior with a décor of white lacquered bulkheads and moulded wood, the First Yacht 53 gets the renewal of the new …

Toyota’s fuel cell system gets maiden voyage aboard Energy Observer | New Atlas

Back in 2017, a former racing catamaran was turned into a floating laboratory and embarked on a six year mission to visit 50 countries and 101 ports. Powered by a mix of renewable energies, the striking vessel is now the first recipient of Toyota’s new fuel cell system for maritime applications. Toyota has been a supporter of this global zero-emissions …

Culinary Tourism in Athens: Venturing Beyond Restaurants – Greek Liquid Gold: Authentic Extra Virgin Olive Oil

Greece is an ideal culinary tourism destination. Since many visitors begin their exploration of Greece in Athens, Greek Liquid Gold checked out three popular food tourism spots in the capital where they can discover the secrets of the Greek culinary tradition: the Grocery Store of the Mediterranean Diet, Yoleni’s, and this year’s new addition, Ergon House. The Grocery Store of …

Olive Oil in Laconia, Greece: Tradition, Food, and Family – Hellenic News of America

When cruising in the Agro-Saronic you might want to consider an excursion to Sparta and surrounding area to explore the world of Olive oil. Perfect when combined with a yacht cruise exploring the Laconia coastline all the wat up to Monemvasia. By Lisa Radinovsky As Nikos Sakellaropoulos says, olives have been cultivated in Laconia, Peloponnese “for thousands of years. Between …