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 …

Royal Huisman Yacht news: Launch of project 400 - SEA EAGLE II

Just launched SEA EAGLE II at Royal Huisman Amsterdam

Royal Huisman has launched its largest-ever yacht, 81m Sea Eagle II, a contemporary three-masted schooner. Not only is the vessel the largest ever yacht built by the Dutch shipyard, once delivered she will also be the world’s largest aluminum sailing yacht. Project 400 is progressing on schedule; her carbon composite Rondal Panamax rig will be installed upon launch at Royal Huisman Amsterdam to …

Lipsi Island Beautiful Promotion Video | http://www.lipsi.gov.gr/en

Aiming to attract more tourists this year, the Municipality of Lipsi has launched a beautiful video promoting the area’s tourism offerings and unique natural beauty. Although the video is all in Greek the images are self-explaining. It highlights Lipsi’s traditions, authentic hospitality, and holiday options, and presents stories of locals that we’re charmed by the area and decided to stay. “The captivating …

Kolonaki’s Classic Cafes – Greek City Times |Greek City Times

Athens has so many interesting and trendy places to explore. When you think of Athens the first thing that comes to mind for most visitors is Plaka, the Acropolis topped by the Parthenon. This icon is hard to escape as you can see it from almost everywhere in the city. However, Athens is actually a collection of colorful, lively neighborhoods to explore. What about …

Greece Among Safest Places to Travel in 2020, Says Survey – GTP Headlines

Greece is included on the list of the Top 10 Safest Places to Travel in 2020, which was recently released by US-based travel insurance company Berkshire Hathaway Travel Protection (BHTP). According BHTP, after finishing just barely in the top 20 in 2018, Greece made it into the top 10 in 2019, ranking ninth, thanks in part to affluent millennials, who …

The Excess 11 is making her World Première! | EXCESS Catamarans

In January 2020, at Boot Düsseldorf, the smallest model in the Excess range will be making her world premiere. Make no mistake about it, with her hull length of 11 meters (36’), this catamaran already has everything you’d find on a bigger boat: comfort, space and sailing sensations. Like her big sisters, she is as well suited for coastal cruising …

Ikarian honey: The secret ingredient to long life? – CBS News

Not far from the picture-perfect tourist hubs of Santorini and Mykonos, where cruise ships unload tourists by the thousands, sits another Greek island, more rugged but no less remarkable. Ikaria is off the beaten path. Up the winding mountain roads of this isolated isle, you’re likely to notice brightly-painted boxes dotting the landscape. And what’s happening inside those boxes is …

Santorini whitewashed village

Qatar Airways: New Seasonal Flights to Santorini from Doha in 2020 – GTP Headlines

Qatar Airways on Monday announced new seasonal flights from Doha to Greece’s popular island of Santorini for summer 2020. The airline will be the first Gulf carrier to begin direct flights to Santorini, its fourth destination in Greece after Athens, Mykonos and Thessaloniki, with services to begin on May 20, 2020. Up to four weekly flights will be offered between …