Chios Mastiha | Atlas Obscura

38° 22.232’N 26° 8.560’E Sailing of the beaten track might bring you down from Samos to Chios, or maybe you arrive here while sailing down from the Skiros exploring the West Sporades! Chios is famous for Mastic, a unique branded product only found here. On the Greek island of Chios, trees weep. These “tears” are piney-smelling, gummy mastic resin, which …

Top 7 Natural Spas of Greece |www.blog.visitgreece.gr

In Greece, well-being has a long history. The thermal springs of Greece have alleviated ailments, revitalised and relaxed body and soul for centuries. There are 20 recognised thermal springs in Greece. Here is a pick of the best.  1. Edipsos, Evia The oldest spa in Greece, Edipsos is mentioned in the works of Aristotle and Plutarch. It is possible to …

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New video to promote Greece as the summer destination

Discover Greece have released their latest video promoting the country as a tourism destination. The project is part of a new campaign launched by Marketing Greece, a tourism marketing organization founded by the Association of Greek Tourism Enterprises (SETE). Organizers hope to engage social media users with the hashtags #OhMyGreece and #unlockthefeeling

The Dark History of The Greek Island Paradise of Trikeri | GreekReporter.com

Sailing off the beaten path in Greece: The tiny island of Trikeri in the Pagasitic Gulf off the end of the Pelion peninsula is one of Greece’s lesser-known idylls. There are no cars on the lush green island. There are some narrow lanes, but no actual roads, and most of the island’s infrastructure consists of hiking trails. The island’s port area …

Top 10 Private Islands For Sale in Greece | GreekReporter.com

If sailing the blue seas of the Mediterranean sea and specifically Greece is no longer enough, maybe you are in need of your own private hideaway. Now that many of us in the northern hemisphere are beginning to tire of the bleak white/gray/black palette of winter, here comes some great news. You do not have to be a billionaire to …

Greece’s Dry-stone Walls Are Handmade Wonders | Greece Is

When sailing around with my guests in Greece I get many questions about the drystone walls that are a very common sight on the Greek islands. The local names for them vary from region to region, but Greece’s drystone walls all share common elements. These masterpieces of folk architecture, crafted using the simplest of materials, invariably enrich the environment, turning …

Top 10 Reasons to Visit Greece This Summer | GreekReporter.com

If you are pondering a vacation in Greece this summer, wait no longer. Greece has so many diverse aspects that provides something for everyone to enjoy. Whether you are a history buff, or prefer a quiet vacation lounging on the beach or maybe you are looking for an alternative extreme sport-filled vacation — whatever your pleasure, Greece is sure to …

28 Greek islands you should visit at least once | Vogue Australia

If this list doesn’t inspire your next beach holiday, we don’t know what will. Go forth and go island hopping” Ah, the Greek islands. Is there any place in the world that seems as blessed by the gods? Home to some 6,000 islands, with only 227 actually inhabited, its crystalline blue waters, bleached white sand and scorching hot summers have made …

Ryanair increase routes to Greece · Greek City Times

Twenty-one new routes, including Athens-Marrakech, Corfu-London, Mykonos-Bordeau, and Thessaloniki-Dublin, will be added in Ryanair’s Greek summer program of 2019. More specifically, the summer program of the airline for the new year includes more than 120 routes in total, which will carry 6.1 million passengers per year from 9 airports operating in Greece. In Athens, 5 new routes: Catania (2 weekly …

Chios a mastic-scented island with a fascinating history | Visit Greece

Much as Chios is famous for its mastic, it is not the only “magic” one can find on this island. Alongside its rich history starting from the Neolithic Age and including adventures with Saracene pirates and the Turks during the Greek Revolution, Chios also claims to be the birthplace of Homer. It was certainly the birthplace of eminent Greek politicians and …

Another award for “Greece-A365-Day Destination” | protothemanews.com

.entry-header The video has picked up numerous awards in the past six months .entry-excerpt The multi-awarded winning video “Greece-A365-Day Destination” received yet another distinction after it was awarded the second world destination prize and the first prize in Europe at the Golden City Gate festival of tourist films in Berlin, in the framework of the ITB International Tourism Fair, where …